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The Sophtware Slump (Deluxe Edition)


Download links and information about The Sophtware Slump (Deluxe Edition) by Grandaddy. This album was released in 2000 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative, Psychedelic genres. It contains 30 tracks with total duration of 01:57:42 minutes.

Artist: Grandaddy
Release date: 2000
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative, Psychedelic
Tracks: 30
Duration: 01:57:42
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No. Title Length
1. He's Simple, He's Dumb, He's the Pilot 8:52
2. Hewlett's Daughter 3:06
3. Jed the Humanoid 4:18
4. The Crystal Lake 5:00
5. Chartsengrafs 2:51
6. Underneath the Weeping Willow 2:40
7. Broken Household Appliance National Forest 4:34
8. Jed's Other Poem (Beautiful Ground) 3:25
9. E. Knievel Interlude (The Perils of Keeping It Real) 1:57
10. Miner At the Dial-A-View 5:21
11. So You'll Aim Toward the Sky 4:43
12. Discarded Pilot Intro 1:52
13. Our Dying Brains 4:42
14. L.F.O. 3:32
15. Wives of Farmers 3:39
16. Chartsengrafs (Original Demo) 1:49
17. N. Blender 4:04
18. Wonder Why In L.A. 4:31
19. Air Conditioners in the Woods 0:07
20. Moe Bandy Mountaineers 2:20
21. First Movement / Message Send 8:08
22. XD-Data-II 5:02
23. Beautiful Ground (Original Cassette Tape Demo) 3:30
24. Street Bunny 2:03
25. She-Deleter 5:57
26. What Can't Be Erased (Drinking Beer In the Bank of America With Two Chicks from Tempe Arizona) 4:28
27. I Don't Want to Record Anymore 1:50
28. Aisle Seat 37-D 4:07
29. Hewlett's Daughter (Original Cassette Tape Demo) 4:32
30. Rode My Bike to My Stepsister's Wedding 4:42



Picking up where their Signal to Snow Ratio EP left off, Grandaddy's wittily named second album The Sophtware Slump upgrades the group's wry, country-tinged rock with electronic flourishes that run through the album like fiber-optic lines. Arpeggiated keyboards sparkle on "Hewlett's Daughter" and "The Crystal Lake," and wind, birds, and transmissions hover around the songs' peripheries, suggesting a Silicone Valley landscape. Jason Lytle's frail, poignant vocals provide a bittersweet counterpoint to the chugging guitars and shiny electronics that envelop him like a cockpit or a cubicle on "Chartsengrafs" and "Broken Household Appliance National Forest" and set the tone for melancholy ballads like "He's Simple, He's Dumb, He's the Pilot," "Miner at the Dial-a-View," and "Jed the Humanoid," the story of a forgotten, alcoholic android. Lost pilots, robots, miners, and programmers try to find their way on The Sophtware Slump, an album that shares a spacy sadness with Sparklehorse's Good Morning Spider and Radiohead's OK Computer. Though it's a little more self-conscious and not quite as accomplished as either of those albums, it is Grandaddy's most impressive work yet and one of 2000's first worthwhile releases. [There is also a special edition that was released in the US with a bonus CD attached, featuring six bonus tracks: "First Movement/Message Fade," "Our Dying Brains," "What Can't Be Erased," "Wives of Farmers," "Street Bunny," and "XD-Data II"]