Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti ‎– The Doldrums

Mexican Summer ‎– MEX269
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered


A1 Good Kids Make Bad Grown Ups 5:00
A2 Strange Fires 4:05
A3 Among Dreams 4:20
A4 For Kate I Wait 4:18
B1 Haunted Graffiti 3:48
B2 Gray Sunset 3:36
B3 The Doldrums 4:10
B4 Envelopes Another Day 5:08
C1 The Ballad Of Bobby Pyn 8:44
D1 Don't Think Twice (Love)
D2 Until The Night Dies
D3 Crying
D4 Theme From Unreleased "Claris Gardens"
D5 Let's Build A Campfire There
D6 Young Pilot Astray



Sourced and restored from the original digital and cassette mixes, and newly remastered.
Expanded across two LPs.
Original Ariel Pink artwork and unseen ephemera from and beyond the inception of The Doldrums.

All songs written, performed, recorded, and mixed by Ariel Pink
Recorded in the wee hours of the morning at the house at the top of Rainbow Dr. in Val Verde, CA between Fall 1999 and Summer 2000
Original digital mixdown engineered by Raj
Tape research, audio transfer, restoration, and editing by Paul D. Millar
Tracks 1 - 8 sourced from the original 1999-2000 Val Verde CD-R stereo mixes
"The Ballad Of Bobby Pyn," remixed from 8-track by Ariel and PDM, Los Angeles, CA, March 2019
Tracks 10 - 15 sourced from Ariel’s original cassette mixdowns
Mastered by Dave Cooley at Elysian Masters (Los Angeles, CA)
Additional photography by and courtesy of Liz Goetz
Liner notes by Simon Reynolds
Copyediting and proofreading by Chris Peterson and Zonder Titel
Artwork and layout by Ariel Pink and Bailey Elder
Additional materials provided by Eddie Ruscha and Paw Tracks
Material production assistance by Eli Welbourne

Originally released on Paw Tracks in 2004

All songs published by Brill Building Songs (ASCAP), administered by Kobalt Songs Music Publishing

Special Thanks to J Maus, R Lynn, Rsm, Thompson, AC, Paw Tracks, T Hyman, M Fishbeck, H El Kholti, J Derrah, P Millar, J Loveless, K Arnett, T Koh, K Gilmore, J Schwartz, Mexican Summer, D Cooley, E Ruscha

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 184923126914

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