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HOT FREAKS - Week 51
Carry On Bag II
Second volume of boombox demos, rough mixes, etc...mostly from 2009-2010.
*All songs written by Robert Pollard
Tk. 1. "Army Skeletons" - guitar only rough
Tk. 2. "Extra Credit" - boombox demo
Tk. 3. "When The Towel Throws In Itself" - boombox demo
Tk. 4. "Puzzled King Solomon's Child" - boombox demo
Tk. 5. "Night Slaves" - boombox demo
Tk. 6. "Hoot House" - boombox demo
Tk. 7. "Waves Of Smack" - boombox demo
Tk. 8. "Hop & Stuff" - tape manipulation
Tk. 9. "Never Touch" - Robert Pollard on bass; Jim Pollard on guitar; recorded in The Snakepit)
Tk. 10. "Rare Hazel Japan" - rough with guitar & vocals only
Tk. 11. "Heaven Suite" - sound collage
Tk. 12. "Cameo Of A Smile" - rough with guitar & vocals only
Tk. 13. "Where The Frisbees Fly Forever" - rough with guitar & vocals only
Collage by Robert Pollard: France Of Our Age
MP3 or WAV download.