Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo ‎– Strange But True

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Matador ‎– OLE 309-2
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Tracklist

1 Helpful Monkey Wallpapers Entire Home 2:06
2 Texas Man Abducted By Aliens For Outer Space Joy Ride 2:37
3 National Sports Association Hires Retired English Professor To Name New Wrestling Holds 2:33
4 Dedicated Thespian Has Teeth Pulled To Play Newborn Baby In High School Play 1:38
5 Three-Year-Old Genius Graduates High School At Top Of Her Class 1:17
6 Embarassed Teen Accidentally Uses Valuable Rare Postage Stamp 2:49
7 Principal Punishes Students With Bad Impressions And Tired Jokes 1:24
8 Retired Grocer Constructs Tiny Mount Rushmore Entirely Of Cheese 1:51
9 X-Ray Reveals Doctor Left Wristwatch Inside Patient 0:50
10 Clumsy Grandmother Serves Delicious Dessert By Mistake #2 1:01
11 Retired Woman Starts New Career In Monkey Fashions 1:35
12 Circus Strongman Runs For PTA President 3:19
13 High School Shop Class Constructs Bicycle Built For 26 1:31
14 Clumsy Grandmother Serves Delicious Dessert By Mistake #1 1:22
15 Ohio Town Saved From Killer Bees By Hungry Vampire Bats 2:26
16 Nevada Man Invents Piano With 21 Extra Keys 1:10
17 Clever Chemist Makes Chewing Gum From Soap 2:00
18 Minnesota Man Claims Monkey Bowled Perfect Game 1:34
19 Ingenius Scientist Invents Car Of The Future 1:29
20 Car Gears Stick In Reverse, Daring Driver Crosses Town Backwards 1:48
21 Shocking Fashion Statement Terrorizes Town 1:56
22 Feisty Millionaire Fills Potholes With Hundred-Dollar Bills 2:41

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Credits

  • Artwork [Cd, Cd Tray, Booklet Pp. 2, 3, 6, 7]Jad Fair
  • Artwork [Front Cover, Back Cover, Booklet Pp. 4-5, 8], Lyrics ByDavid Fair
  • BassJames*
  • DrumsGeorgia*
  • Guitar, Liner NotesIra*
  • Mastered ByGreg Calbi
  • Mixed ByFred* (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 12, 14, 17, 18, 20), Jason Willett (tracks: 2, 4, 7 to 11, 13, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22)
  • Music ByYo La Tengo
  • Recorded ByFred Brockman (tracks: 1, 3, 5, 6, 12, 14, 17, 18, 20), Unknown Artist (tracks: 2, 4, 7 to 11, 13, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22)
  • VocalsJad*

Notes

Lyrics and song titles based on American tabloid-style press headlines.

1, 3, 5, 6, 12, 14, 17, 18, 20 recorded at Snack Time on June 21, 1994, and mixed at Free Poundy! Studios
2, 4, 7 to 11, 13, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22 recorded at Tin Pan Alley on August 30, 1996, and mixed at Megaphone Studio

©℗1998 Matador Records.
Manufactured by EMI.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 44861 03092 8
  • Matrix / Runout: 744861030928 MASTERED BY EMI MFG.
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L043
  • Mould SID Code: ifpi 1607

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
OLE 309-1 Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo - Strange But True(LP, Album) Matador OLE 309-1 US 1998 Sell This Version
OLE 309-2 Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo - Strange But True(CD, Album) Matador OLE 309-2 UK & Europe 1998 Sell This Version
OLE 309-2P Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo - Strange But True(CD, Album, Promo) Matador OLE 309-2P US 1998 Sell This Version
APCY-8457 Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo - Strange But True(CD, Album, Promo) Bandai Music, Matador APCY-8457 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
PVCP-8918 Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo Jad Fair & Yo La Tengo - Strange But True(CD, Album, RE) P-Vine Non Stop, Matador PVCP-8918 Japan 2000 Sell This Version

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