Shipping News ‎– Three-Four

Quarterstick Records ‎– Qs79CD LP, Quarterstick Records ‎– 79, Quarterstick Records ‎– RMSN NUMBER SEVEN, Quarterstick Records ‎– qs79
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation

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A1 Sickening Bridge Versus Horrible Bed 3:12
A2 Haunted On Foot 5:32
A3 Paper Lanterns
Lyrics By [Helped] – Giovanna Cacciola
A4 Haymaker 3:12
B5 Dogs 2:16
B6 We Start To Drift
Vibraphone [Sampled] – Edward GrimesVocals – Chris Higdon*Written-By [Helped] – Chris Higdon*
B7 Variegated 3:22
B8 You Can't Hide The Mark Inside 2:46
C9 Cock-A-Doodle-Doo 9:11
C10 Non-Volant
Mixed By [Assistance] – Christian FredericksonViola – Christian Frederickson
C11 ...Diamond Lined Star... 4:05
D12 Wax Museum 4:35
D13 The Architect In Hell 4:14
D14 Everglade 3:22

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Shipping News "Three-Four" collects the RMSN EP Series - "Carrier", Sickening Bridge", and "Variegated", plus new material:
A1, A3 and C9 were taken from Carrier.
A2, B6 and C11 were taken from Sickening Bridge.
A4, B5, B7, B8, C10 were taken from Variegated.
Tracks D12 to D14 are previously unreleased.

C11 was originally called "Now That Your Diamond Lined Star Is Failing You, What Fair Silhouette Would Best Suit This Satellite".

This album is made up of solo-songs recorded individually by each member of the band. Each song was made whithin a limited time frame and nearly in secret, with only a few exceptions...

Issued with a letterpressed insert.

Recorded at Lucky Anchor and Audiovisons (Louisville, KY) & Back Porch Studios (Chicago, IL), June 2001 to September 2002. Mastered in Ventura, CA.

Printed by Litho Express, Dorado Press, And Dexterity Press As A Catbird Press Production.

Catalog number 1 is found on the back cover, number 2 and 3 on the spine, number 4 on the labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): QS-79/A October 23. 2001 8762.1(3) ...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): GOLDEN QS-79/B March 17, 2002 JJG 8762.2(3) ...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): QS-79/C September 10, 2002 8762.3(3) ...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): JJG GOLDEN QS-79/D February 18, 2003 8762.4(3) ...

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May 16, 2014

Brilliant record - full of dynamics and emotion.