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Tonics & Twisted Chasers

Guided By Voices

Released: 1996
Format: LP
Label: Rockathon Records
Catalog #: 002
Country: U.S.A.
Discs: 1
# Tracks: 19
Front Cover
Back Cover
Record - Side A
Record - Side B
Photocopied Handwritten Lyrics On Some Back Covers
White Cover Variant
White Back Cover Variant
Pressing Details
Vinyl Color # Pressed
"Trash" 100  (Marbled Blue-Green With Random Specs)
Blue 100 
Clear 100 
Green 100 
Orange 100 
Pink 100 
Purple 100 
Red 100 
White 100 
Yellow/Gold 100  (Some Are Darker Or Brownish)
The hippies on the front cover also appeared on the cover of the "Sunfish Holy Breakfast" EP. The text above the 3 men reads "Say It With Angel Dust", which is also a lyric in the song "Unbaited Vicar Of Scorched Earth" from the Tonics LP. Some front cover inserts are printed on orange paper and some are printed on white paper. Some versions have photocopied handwritten lyrics on back while others have photocopied typed lyrics.

Pressing Info:
There were ten colors: red, blue, yellow/gold (some are darker and almost look brown), green, orange, purple, pink, white, clear, and "trash" (marbled blue-green with other random color specs)
100 of each color were pressed (for 1000 total)
Sold through Rockathon, when Pete Jamison was still running it
Pete posted to PB to announce their availability, and listed the color and pressing count info. Ordering instructions were included, and list members were limited to two LPs a piece. The instruction gave the option of specifying colors, but required alternates to be listed as well. "trash" sold out quick

More record info:
There is no reference to sides anywhere on the package or labels. Labels are blank: 1st side having an orange label, 2nd side light tan.
side one matrix : 106108 G.B.V
side two matrix : G.B.V. 106109
Tonics & Twisted Chasers
Side A
1.   Satellite 1:42
2.   Dayton, Ohio-19 Something And 5 1:45
3.   Is She Ever? 1:03
4.   My Thoughts Are A Gas [Fucked Up Version] 1:18
5.   Knock 'Em Flyin' [Original Version] 1:04
6.   The Top Chick's Silver Chord 1:22
7.   Key Losers 2:27
8.   Ha Ha Man 0:39
9.   Wingtip Repair 0:58
10.  At the Farms 2:30
Side B
1.   Unbaited Vicar of Scorched Earth 2:10
2.   Optional Bases Opposed 1:38
3.   Look, It's Baseball 1:21
4.   Maxwell Jump 0:46
5.   The Stir-Crazy Pornographer 2:16
6.   158 Years of Beautiful Sex 1:21
7.   Universal Nurse Finger 1:04
8.   Sadness Is To End 0:56
9.   Reptilian Beauty Secrets 1:40
Total Length: 28:00
Other Formats
Label - Catalog [Format] (Country) # Tracks
Guided By Voices Inc. - GBVI-75 [Digital] (U.S.A.) 24
Rockathon Records - 002 [CD] (U.S.A.) 24
Rockathon Records - 002 [CD, Reissue] (U.S.A.) 24