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Ray Gun Suitcase [Bonus Tracks]

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Returned to indie label status for their tenth studio album, Pere Ubu again made music in the style familiar from their earliest recordings -- staccato rhythms and noisy guitars backing David Thomas' disjointed singing of repeated, obscure lyrics. Typical was "Vacuum in My Head" with some of the ominous tone of "30 Seconds Over Tokyo", in which Thomas spoke-sang, "Vacuum cleaner in my head/It sucks up everything I know." The playing often had more delicacy and precision than early on, and Thomas varied his effects from mutters to shrieks. An acoustic guitar rendition of the Beach Boys' "Surfer Girl" was a distinct change of pace, even if its author, Brian Wilson, might not have recognized it in Thomas' performance. ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Returned to indie label status for their tenth studio album, Pere Ubu again made music in the style familiar from their earliest recordings -- staccato rhythms and noisy guitars backing David Thomas' disjointed singing of repeated, obscure lyrics. Typical was "Vacuum in My Head" with some of the ominous tone of "30 Seconds Over Tokyo", in which Thomas spoke-sang, "Vacuum cleaner in my head/It sucks up everything I know." The playing often had more delicacy and precision than early on, and Thomas varied his effects from mutters to shrieks. An acoustic guitar rendition of the Beach Boys' "Surfer Girl" was a distinct change of pace, even if its author, Brian Wilson, might not have recognized it in Thomas' performance. But Ray Gun Suitcase
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/6/2005
  • Label: Cooking Vinyl
  • UPC: 711297008920
  • Catalog Number: 89
  • Sales rank: 125,657

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Folly of Youth (5:01)
  2. 2 Electricity (4:29)
  3. 3 The Beach Boys (4:08)
  4. 4 Turquoise Fins (3:09)
  5. 5 Vacuum in My Head (4:17)
  6. 6 Memphis (4:06)
  7. 7 Three Things (4:55)
  8. 8 Horse (5:11)
  9. 9 Don't Worry (3:17)
  10. 10 Ray Gun Suitcase (3:50)
  11. 11 Surfer Girl (2:45)
  12. 12 Red Sky (5:18)
  13. 13 Montana (5:59)
  14. 14 My Friend Is a Stooge of the Media Priests (3:07)
  15. 15 Down by the River II (3:53)
  16. 16 Memphis (4:16)
  17. 17 Down by the River II (3:49)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Pere Ubu Primary Artist
Scott Krauss Drums
Garo Yellin Cello
Paul Hamann Bass
Technical Credits
Joni Mitchell Composer
Brian Wilson Composer
Wayne Johnson Composer
David Thomas Audio Production
Jimmy Murphy Composer
Michael Temple Composer
Paul Hamann Engineer
Robert Wheeler Contributor
Michele Temple Contributor
Scott Benedict Contributor
Jim Jones Contributor
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