Refried Dreams

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All Music Guide - Kathleen C. Fennessy
On Refried Dreams, Cheater Slicks dial the distortion down a notch and up the blues quotient considerably -- in other words, less garagey than earlier recordings, but still rockin', still quasi- psychedelic. Their take on Lee Hazlewood's "Think I'm Coming Down," for instance -- a highlight of the set -- sounds like a cross between Status Quo's "Pictures of Matchstick Men" and Donovan's "Hurdy Gurdy Man." And it may not be unintentional, as the Slicks certainly know their rock history -- their entire discography is a testament to that premise. "Think I'm Coming Down" probably wouldn't have worked as well on any of their previous releases, but then they're now ...
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All Music Guide - Kathleen C. Fennessy
On Refried Dreams, Cheater Slicks dial the distortion down a notch and up the blues quotient considerably -- in other words, less garagey than earlier recordings, but still rockin', still quasi- psychedelic. Their take on Lee Hazlewood's "Think I'm Coming Down," for instance -- a highlight of the set -- sounds like a cross between Status Quo's "Pictures of Matchstick Men" and Donovan's "Hurdy Gurdy Man." And it may not be unintentional, as the Slicks certainly know their rock history -- their entire discography is a testament to that premise. "Think I'm Coming Down" probably wouldn't have worked as well on any of their previous releases, but then they're now sounding more like the Rolling Stones -- by way of Royal Trux -- than the Scientists or the Cramps. Refried Dreams is one of their more accomplished efforts and benefits from the tasteful addition of saxophone to some of the songs.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/2/1999
  • Label: In The Red Records
  • UPC: 759718506327
  • Catalog Number: 63

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 In This Town (3:55)
  2. 2 Another Stab (3:27)
  3. 3 I Think I'm Coming Down (4:10)
  4. 4 One Life Story (5:20)
  5. 5 Munchen Gretchen (3:12)
  6. 6 Refried Dreams (3:55)
  7. 7 George Washington (3:05)
  8. 8 Dejected Soul (1:43)
  9. 9 Deep Beneath the Sand (3:51)
  10. 10 Don't Poo Poo Me (3:13)
  11. 11 Last Call (6:00)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Cheater Slicks Primary Artist
Jeff Graham Percussion
Tom Shannon Guitar, Vocals
Bob Starker Saxophone
Technical Credits
Peter Case Composer
Joe Sample Composer
Jeff Graham Engineer
David Katznelson Producer
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