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Brown Submarine

Boston Spaceships

Released: 09/09/2008
Format: CD
Label: Guided By Voices Inc.
Catalog #: GBVI-3
Country: U.S.A.
Discs: 1
# Tracks: 14
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Front Cover
Boston Spaceships Is Real Sticker (Sold On Fall Tour 2008)
Pressing Details
Vinyl Color # Pressed
N/A 4000 
The debut album and tour from Robert Pollard's new band!

"This is this you know..." Though you'll notice some subtle prog flourishes and acoustic strums, Brown Submarine is a pop punk album, made by and for kids who've worn out the grooves on their Cheap Trick, Alice Cooper, Wire and dBs records. While Pollard has stretched out post-GBV , experimenting on each of his diverse and unique solo records, Boston Spaceships rock hard, have fun and drink Miller Lite.

Without undue hyperbole, Pollard is penning fantastic pop songs in a style no longer fashionable, perhaps we should say, never fashionable. Makes no difference, on Brown Submarine, Pollard's charged up and sings his ass off.

Mr. Pollard was so enthusiastic about this album that he's decided to play his first proper club tour in two years. This from a guy who hates flying, goes bananas sitting in the van, and who has turned down tours with Radiohead and the Strokes. Give Brown Submarine a spin or two - it'll make you feel like a kid again, too.

Or go ahead, ignore Boston Spaceships and keep yourself busy finding the next Vampire Weekend, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah or Ned's Atomic Dustbin. But if you save this album on your shelf and pull it out a few years from now, we guarantee it will make you very very happy...

Buffalo credited with "Message" in liner notes.
Brown Submarine
1.   Winston's Atomic Bird 1:48
2.   Brown Submarine 1:22
3.   You Satisfy Me 3:04
4.   Ate It Twice 1:56
5.   Two Girl Area 2:31
6.   North 11 AM 2:35
7.   Zero Fix 2:44
8.   Psych Threat 3:39
9.   Andy Playboy 1:30
10.  Rat Trap 2:22
11.  Soggy Beavers 1:34
12.  Ready To Pop 2:33
13.  Still In Rome 2:57
14.  Go For The Exit 2:23
Total Length: 32:58
Other Formats
Label - Catalog [Format] (Country) # Tracks
Guided By Voices Inc. - GBVI-3 [LP] (U.S.A.) 14

Album Credits
Role Name
Collage - Front Cover Robert Pollard
Collage - Inside Sleeve Robert Pollard
Photography Rich Turiel
Role Name
Bass Guitar Chris Slusarenko
Bowed Instruments Chris Slusarenko
Drums And Percussion John Moen
Guitar Chris Slusarenko
Keyboards Chris Slusarenko
Vocals Robert Pollard
Role Name
Engineer (Music) Brian Berg
Engineer (Music) Chris Slusarenko
Engineer (Vocals) Todd Tobias
Mastering Chris Keffer
Role Name
Mastering Location Magnetic North - Cleveland, OH
Recording Location (Music) 44 Long Studios - Portland, OR
Recording Location (Vocals) Waterloo Sound - Kent, OH
Role Name
Behind The Scenes David Newgarden
Behind The Scenes Rich Turiel
Booking Jim Romeo
Business Management Eric Weiss
Legal Richard Grabel