Sparklehorse ‎– It's A Wonderful Life

Genre:
Style:
Year:

Tracklist

It's A Wonderful Life 2:58
Gold Day 4:13
Piano Fire 2:41
Sea Of Teeth 4:27
Apple Bed 4:54
King Of Nails 4:14
Eyepennies 4:59
Dog Door 2:42
More Yellow Birds 4:52
Little Fat Baby 3:39
Comfort Me 5:01
Babies On The Sun 4:37

Versions (18)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD) Capitol Records CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9 US 2001 Sell This Version
CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Album) Capitol Records CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9 UK 2001 Sell This Version
TOCP-65758 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Album) EMI, Capitol Records TOCP-65758 Japan 2001 Sell This Version
7243 5 25616 2 9 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Album) Capitol Records 7243 5 25616 2 9 Australia 2001 Sell This Version
CDP 7243 533427 2 2, Sparkle 1, 5334272 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Album, Car) Capitol Records, EMI, Capitol Records CDP 7243 533427 2 2, Sparkle 1, 5334272 UK 2001 Sell This Version
CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9, 7243 5 25616 2 9 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Album, Jew) Capitol Records, Capitol Records CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9, 7243 5 25616 2 9 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9-V Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Promo) Capitol Records CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9-V US 2001 Sell This Version
CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9-Q Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Promo) Capitol Records CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9-Q US 2001 Sell This Version
none Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CDr, Advance, Album, Promo) Warner/Chappell Music none US 2001 Sell This Version
none Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CDr, Album, Promo) Capitol Records none UK 2001 Sell This Version
DIW #45 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(LP, Album) Devil In The Woods DIW #45 US 2001 Sell This Version
DIW #45 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(LP, Album, Bar) Devil In The Woods DIW #45 US 2001 Sell This Version
Plain176 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(LP, Album, RE, 180) Plain Recordings Plain176 US 2012 Sell This Version
plain176 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(LP, Album, RE, RP, 180) Plain Recordings plain176 US 2016 Sell This Version
CDP 7243 5 34709 2 0 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Album, Club, RE) Capitol Records CDP 7243 5 34709 2 0 US Unknown Sell This Version
CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
CDP 7243 5 34709 2 0 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Album, RE) Capitol Records CDP 7243 5 34709 2 0 US Unknown Sell This Version
CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9 Sparklehorse It's A Wonderful Life(CD, Album, RP) Capitol Records CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9 Europe Unknown Sell This Version

Recommendations

Reviews Show All 16 Reviews

Add Review

ricstultz

ricstultz

May 21, 2019
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, LP, Album, DIW #45
This is an amazing pressing of this classic, the vocals in particular feel extra crisp, you can literally hear the spit on his lips. My copy is silent and flat. Highly recommended.
dysodil

dysodil

February 24, 2019
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, CD, Album, 7243 5 25616 2 9
Better 15:01. Korrektur 10 Wörter Korrektur 10 Wörter Korrektur 10 Wörter Korrektur
dysodil

dysodil

February 24, 2019
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, CD, Album, 7243 5 25616 2 9
"Morning Hollow" starts adding 4:37 + 3:00 at 7:37 and ends at 15:00. Ripping the track in this way avoids jitters.
kltxfm

kltxfm

January 18, 2019
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, CD, CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9
I'm sorry, I was referring to DIW #45 and not to the CD. Cover does look rough, and the gate does not fold very well. Are they all gatefold?
kltxfm

kltxfm

December 30, 2018
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, CD, CDP 7243 5 25616 2 9
Äh, mine has a gatefold sleeve with a barcode sticker on the back (9 999109 something). Is this a different version? Doesn't anybody have a gatefold sleeve?
There should be a decent repress. I will sell as soon as there is. Capitol did manage with Mazzy Star, didn't they? So there's probably hope.
sarious

sarious

November 7, 2018
edited about 1 year ago
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, LP, Album, DIW #45
Curious if anyone feels that the sleeve on the Devil In The Woods lp looks rough and chunky – as if it wasn't created to fit the size of an lp and was blown-up, making it look blurry and not as sharp as the art could be? I love the sound of the record by have always been disappointed in the reproduction of the cover/sleeve.
Musicfreak98

Musicfreak98

July 21, 2018
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, LP, Album, DIW #45

This is a superb pressing. Although just over an hour of music is squeezed onto a single LP (10 minutes more than the Plain reissues, by the way) sound quality is top notch throughout, which is no surprise considering Kevin Grey mastered this original release. The pressing is also really clean and quiet, which very important considering quiet much of the music is. As with the other Sparklehorse albums, original pressings aren't cheap but this is definitely the definitive way to hear the album.
grahamjcassidy

grahamjcassidy

August 14, 2017
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, LP, Album, RE, RP, 180, plain176
Disappointing. Sounds clean and crisp on vinyl but I'd guess it's just taken from the CD and not the original masters. Sparklehorse is full of unique beautiful-little sounds and it's upsetting not to hear them. The record sounds warm but falls below exsoectations of what I had hoped. I've heard a lot of negative things about Plain Recordings and their vinyl reissues. Given this album was $40.00 and is not popping in sound I, can't recommend it. It's beautiful music and it's a shame it was given this treatment on the vinyl reissue from Plain. Adding insult to injury is that it cuts two tracks from the album. Which doesn't make sense to me, since the original pressing and other reissues fit all the songs on, no problem. I'm not downplaying the music or album but the sound on this reissue is quite disappointing. Plus the missing tracks... Extremely dispirited.
Thedownwardspiral

Thedownwardspiral

August 7, 2017
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, LP, Album, RE, 180, Plain176
An absolute mess, as expected, by the horrid PLAIN Recordings label. These sad, pathetic opportunists have ZERO idea how to properly master music for vinyl or the kind of devoted respect the format deserves. They have OMITTED songs off this gem of an album, for no other reason than sheer laziness and cluelessness. Avoid avoid AVOID.
rose1978

rose1978

October 22, 2016
referencing It's A Wonderful Life, LP, Album, RE, RP, 180, plain176

I ll never trust this label again & especially on this DIAMOND album!!!!