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Half Smiles Of The Decomposed

Guided By Voices

Released: 08/24/2004
Format: LP
Label: Matador
Catalog #: OLE 612-2
Country: U.S.A.
Discs: 1
# Tracks: 14
Gatefold Cover:Yes
Front Cover
Back Cover
Record (Side 1)
Record (Side 2)
Inside Cover Image
Pressing Details
Vinyl Color # Pressed
Working Titles
"Dreaming of Sleeping"
Half Smiles Of The Decomposed
Side 1
1.   Everybody Thinks I'm A Raincloud (When I'm Not Looking) 3:20
2.   Sleep Over Jack 3:04
3.   Girls Of Wild Strawberries 2:30
4.   Gonna Never Have To Die 2:17
5.   Window Of My World 2:58
6.   The Closets Of Henry 2:31
7.   Tour Guide At The Winston Churchill Memorial 3:02
8.   Asia Minor 2:23
Side 2
1.   Sons Of Apollo 4:04
2.   Sing For Your Meat 4:03
3.   Asphyxiated Circle 2:50
4.   A Second Spurt Of Growth 2:46
5.   (S)mothering and Coaching 3:21
6.   Huffman Prairie Flying Field 3:14
Total Length: 42:23
Other Formats
Label - Catalog [Format] (Country) # Tracks
Matador - OLE 612-1 [CD] (U.S.A.) 14
Matador - OLE 612-8 [LP, Reissue] (U.S.A.) 14
P-Vine/Blues Interactions - PCD-23536 [CD] (Japan) 15

Album Credits
Role Name
Art Design "A Burning Lizard Creation"
Art Design Bob Ohe
Art Design Mark Ohe
Collage - Front Cover Robert Pollard
Collage - Inside Sleeve Robert Pollard
Collage Name - Front Cover "Ashes To Ashes"
Layout Bob Ohe
Layout Mark Ohe
Photography - Back Cover Sarah Zade-Pollard
Role Name
Bass Guitar Chris Slusarenko
Drums And Percussion Kevin March
Guitar Doug Gillard
Guitar Nate Farley
Noises And Atmospheres Todd Tobias
Vocals Robert Pollard
Role Name
Assistant Engineer Scott Bennett
Engineer Todd Tobias
Mastering Greg Calbi
Mixing Todd Tobias
Producer Guided By Voices
Producer Todd Tobias
Role Name
Mastering Location Sterling Sound - New York, NY
Recording Location Waterloo Sound - Kent, OH
Role Name
Publisher Needmore Songs
Songwriter Robert Pollard
Role Name
Booking - European Russell Warby
Booking - North American Jim Romeo
Business Management Eric Weiss
Legal Richard Grabel
Legal Ted Harris
Management David Newgarden
Management Joe Goldberg