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Jad Fair & Yo La TengoStrange But True

Label:Matador – OLE 309-1
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album
Country:US
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Genre:Rock
Style:Lo-Fi

Tracklist

A1Helpful Monkey Wallpapers Entire Home2:06
A2Texas Man Abducted By Aliens For Outer Space Joy Ride2:37
A3National Sports Association Hires Retired English Professor To Name New Wrestling Holds2:33
A4Dedicated Thespian Has Teeth Pulled To Play Newborn Baby In High School Play1:38
A5Three-Year-Old Genius Graduates High School At Top Of Her Class1:17
A6Embarassed Teen Accidentally Uses Valuable Rare Postage Stamp2:49
A7Principal Punishes Students With Bad Impressions And Tired Jokes1:24
A8Retired Grocer Constructs Tiny Mount Rushmore Entirely Of Cheese1:51
A9X-Ray Reveals Doctor Left Wristwatch Inside Patient0:50
A10Clumsy Grandmother Serves Delicious Dessert By Mistake #21:01
A11Retired Woman Starts New Career In Monkey Fashions1:35
B1Circus Strongman Runs For PTA President3:19
B2High School Shop Class Constructs Bicycle Built For 261:31
B3Clumsy Grandmother Serves Delicious Dessert By Mistake #11:22
B4Ohio Town Saved From Killer Bees By Hungry Vampire Bats2:26
B5Nevada Man Invents Piano With 21 Extra Keys1:10
B6Clever Chemist Makes Chewing Gum From Soap2:00
B7Minnesota Man Claims Monkey Bowled Perfect Game1:34
B8Ingenius Scientist Invents Car Of The Future1:29
B9Car Gears Stick In Reverse, Daring Driver Crosses Town Backwards1:48
B10Shocking Fashion Statement Terrorizes Town1:56
B11Feisty Millionaire Fills Potholes With Hundred-Dollar Bills2:41
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Lyrics and song titles based on American tabloid-style press headlines.

Lyrics are printed on inner sleeve.

150gr vinyl

A1, A3, A5, A6, B1, B3, B6, B7, B9 recorded at Snack Time on June 21, 1994, and mixed at Free Poundy! Studios
A2, A4, A7 to A11, B2, B4, B5, B8, B10, B11 recorded at Tin Pan Alley on August 30, 1996, and mixed at Megaphone Studio

©℗1998 Matador Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 744861030911
  • Matrix / Runout (Side One, etched): OLE-309-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two, etched): OLE-309-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Both sides, stamped): MASTERDISK

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Strange But True (CD, Album)MatadorOLE 309-2US1998
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Strange But True (CD, Album, Promo)MatadorOLE 309-2PUS1998
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Strange But True (CD, Album)Bandai Music, MatadorAPCY-8457Japan1998
Strange But True (CD, Album)MatadorOLE 309-2UK & Europe1998
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Strange But True (CD, Album, Promo)Bandai Music, MatadorAPCY-8457Japan1998

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