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Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department

Robert Pollard With Doug Gillard

Released: 11/05/1999
Format: LP
Label: Fading Captain Series
Catalog #: 4
Country: U.S.A.
Discs: 1
# Tracks: 15
Front Cover
Back Cover
Insert Image #1
Insert Image #2
Pressing Details
Vinyl Color # Pressed
Black 1000 
Working Titles
"Mercy Giants"
Contains postcard sheet that includes postcards for all of the first 4 Fading Captain Series releases.
Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire Department
Side A
1.   Frequent Weaver Who Burns 2:50
2.   Soul Train College Policeman 1:39
3.   Pop Zeus 2:28
4.   Slick As Snails 4:19
5.   Do Something Real 2:55
6.   Port Authority 4:05
7.   Soft Smoke 0:49
8.   Same Things 1:19
Side B
1.   And I Don't (So Now I Do) 2:10
2.   Tight Globes 3:07
3.   I Get Rid Of You 2:50
4.   Life Is Beautiful 2:27
5.   Messiahs 2:25
6.   Larger Massachusetts 2:53
7.   And My Unit Moves 1:41
Total Length: 37:57
Other Formats
Label - Catalog [Format] (Country) # Tracks
Fading Captain Series - 4 [CD] (U.S.A.) 15
Guided By Voices Inc. - GBVI-93 [LP, Reissue, Remastered] (U.S.A.) 15

Album Credits
Role Name
Layout Nick Kizirnis
Photo Collages Kuda Labranche
Photos Matt Davis
Role Name
Instruments Doug Gillard
Keyboards Doug Gillard
Music Doug Gillard
Percussion Doug Gillard
Vocals Robert Pollard
Role Name
Engineer (Music) Doug Gillard
Engineer (Vocals) John Shough
Mastering Jeff Graham
Role Name
Mastering Location Diamond Mine Studios
Recording Location (Music) Doug Gillard's 4-Track
Recording Location (Vocals) Cro-Magnon - Dayton, OH
Role Name
Copyright 1999
Role Name
Thanks Caroline Zobeck
Thanks David Newgarden
Thanks Jim Pollard
Thanks Matt Davis
Thanks Mike McDonald
Thanks Pete Jamison
Thanks Postal Blowfish
Thanks Rich Turiel
Thanks The Monument Club
Thanks Todd Robinson
Thanks TVT Records