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Bee Thousand


Download links and information about Bee Thousand by Guided By Voices. This album was released in 1994 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 36:29 minutes.

Artist: Guided By Voices
Release date: 1994
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 20
Duration: 36:29
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No. Title Length
1. Hardcore UFO's 1:54
2. Buzzards and Dreadful Crows 1:43
3. Tractor Rape Chain 3:04
4. The Goldheart Mountaintop Queen Directory 1:45
5. Hot Freaks 1:42
6. Smothered In Hugs 2:59
7. Yours to Keep 1:15
8. Echos Myron 2:42
9. Gold Star for Robot Boy 1:39
10. Awful Bliss 1:12
11. Mincer Ray 2:21
12. A Big Fan of the Pigpen 2:09
13. Queen of Cans and Jars 1:55
14. Her Psychology Today 2:04
15. Kicker of Elves 1:04
16. Ester's Day 1:51
17. Demons Are Real 0:48
18. I Am a Scientist 2:24
19. Peep-Hole 1:25
20. You're Not an Airplane 0:33



Though Guided By Voices had been recording for years, it was 1994's Bee Thousand that brought them to a level of notoriety that established them as a legitimate underground cultural force. Leader Robert Pollard had his Brit-rock affections channeled into the infectious grooves of his proudly lo-fi garage band for excited, unpretentious pop-rock that never runs short of harmonies or hooks. At 20 tracks, the album skirts by in a hurry, never settling in any one spot for long. The inspired moments of this Ohio combo are plentiful and plenty fun. "Hardcore UFO’s," "Kicker of Elves," "Echos Myron," "Gold Star for Robot Boy," "I Am a Scientist," and "Buzzards and Dreadful Crows" bristle with an energy bordering on the Beatles in their earliest days, dipped in stream-of-consciousness psychedelic lyrics that help explain Pollard's extreme songwriting pace. He's never met an idea he didn't like. Which is what makes Bee Thousand all the more surprising. There are no dead spots, just varying approaches, from full-on band attacks to the stripped down folkiness of "Awful Bliss." Fun throughout.