Meet Glen Campbell

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Meet Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell Meet Glen Campbell album cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 19, 2008
RecordedMarch - April 2008 at the Record Company Studios, Sunset Sound and Henson Studios, Hollywood, CA
ProducerJulian Raymond, Howard Willing
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Meet Glen Campbell is the sixtieth album by American singer/guitarist Glen Campbell, released in 2008. In 2012, Capitol Records reissued it with 5 Bonus Tracks; 3 Live tracks from the 2008 AOL Sessions ("Wichita Lineman", "Rhinestone Cowboy" & "All I Want Is You"), along with new 2008 remixes of the tracks "Gentle On My Mind" & "Galveston".

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Allmusic4/5 stars link
PopMatters6/10 stars link
Blender Magazine3/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly(B+) link
Houston Chronicle3.5/4 stars link
Knoxville Voicelink
Miami Herald3/5 stars link
Monsters and Critics.comlink
New York Daily Newslink
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Engine 1454.5/5 stars link
Uncut3/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Sing" (Francis Healy) - 3:45
  2. "Walls" (Tom Petty) - 3:31
  3. "Angel Dream" (Petty) - 2:29
  4. "Times Like These" (Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett) - 3:28
  5. "These Days" (Jackson Browne) - 3:29

Side two[edit]

  1. "Sadly Beautiful" (Paul Westerberg) - 3:20
  2. "All I Want Is You" (Adam Clayton, David Evans, Paul Hewson, Larry Mullen, Jr.) - 4:15
  3. "Jesus" (Lou Reed) - 3:10
  4. "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" (Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank Wright, Mike Dirnt) - 2:35
  5. "Grow Old with Me" (John Lennon) - 3:40

The limited edition vinyl edition, released August 5, includes a 2008 remix of "Galveston" (Jimmy Webb) as a bonus track. The Wal-Mart-only CD included 2008 remixes for "Gentle On My Mind", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Wichita Lineman", "Galveston", and "Rhinestone Cowboy". In January 2012, Capitol reissued the album. Bonus tracks were the remixes of "Gentle on My Mind" and "Galveston" and three songs from a 2008 AOL Sessions concert: "Wichita Lineman", "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "All I Want Is You".



  • Produced by Julian Raymond, Howard Willing
  • Mixed by Howard Willing, Julian Raymond
  • Recorded by Howard Willing
  • All songs arranged by Julian Raymond
  • Strings and horns arranged and conducted by Bennett Salvay
  • Mastered by Brian Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering
  • Mastered for vinyl by Ron McMaster at Capitol Mastering
  • A&R executive - Rick Camino
  • Art direction - Tom Recchion
  • Art and design - Chris Kro
  • Photography - Steve Silvas, Dax Kimbrough


Chart Entry date Peak position No. of weeks
Billboard 200 09-06-2008 155 1
Billboard Country Albums 09-06-2008 27 7
New Zealand Albums Chart 09-08-2008 26 1
U.K. Albums Chart 09-06-2008 54 2

Meet Glen Campbell debuted at #155 on the Billboard 200 chart dated September 6, 2008. Its debut UK chart position was #54.[1] By August 2011, the album had sold 24,000 copies, according to Nielsen Soundscan.[2]


  1. ^ "The Official UK Albums Chart for the week ending 6 September 2008". ChartsPlus. Milton Keynes: IQ Ware Ltd (367): 5–8.
  2. ^ Gundersen, Edna (2011-08-26). "For Glen Campbell, the past is a present". USA Today. Gannett. Retrieved 2011-08-26.