Whatcha Doin'

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
The Go's debut album Whatcha Doin' introduces the Detroit group's aggressive, authentic update of late-'60s garage rock. Songs like the snarling "Meet Me at the Movies" and the blissed-out "Summer Sun Blues" display the group's fuzzy, driving guitars, half-shouted, half-sung vocals, and swaggering beats, while the poppier "It Might Be Good" and the "Get Off of My Cloud"-esque "You Can Get High" add another dimension to the Go's straight-up rock sound. Whatcha Doin's final song "Time for Moon" is one of the album's best, combining a primal beat with dashes of backwards guitar and raw vocals. Though the occasionally muddy sound of the album takes the Go's quest for ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
The Go's debut album Whatcha Doin' introduces the Detroit group's aggressive, authentic update of late-'60s garage rock. Songs like the snarling "Meet Me at the Movies" and the blissed-out "Summer Sun Blues" display the group's fuzzy, driving guitars, half-shouted, half-sung vocals, and swaggering beats, while the poppier "It Might Be Good" and the "Get Off of My Cloud"-esque "You Can Get High" add another dimension to the Go's straight-up rock sound. Whatcha Doin's final song "Time for Moon" is one of the album's best, combining a primal beat with dashes of backwards guitar and raw vocals. Though the occasionally muddy sound of the album takes the Go's quest for '60s-style authenticity a bit too far and fails to capture the group's live energy, Whatcha Doin' is a good introduction to one of the Motor City's most explosive bands.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/7/1999
  • Label: Sub Pop
  • UPC: 098787047820
  • Catalog Number: 478
  • Sales rank: 104,856

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Meet Me At The Movies (3:23)
  2. 2 Summer Sun Blues (3:37)
  3. 3 Keep On Trash (3:32)
  4. 4 You Can Get High (2:10)
  5. 5 It Might Be Bad (3:47)
  6. 6 Suzy Don't Leave (3:23)
  7. 7 Get You Off (3:18)
  8. 8 Tired of The Night (2:53)
  9. 9 But You Don't Know (2:40)
  10. 10 Whatcha Doin' (2:44)
  11. 11 On the Corner (3:28)
  12. 12 Time For Moon (3:29)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Go Primary Artist
Marc Fellis Drums
Bobby Harlow Vocals
John Krautner Guitar, Vocals
Dave Buick Bass Guitar, Background Vocals
Jack White Guitar, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Jim Diamond Engineer
John Golden Mastering
Matthew Smith Producer
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