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Phantom Tollbooth – Beard Of Lightning (2020) CD Album

Band: Phantom Tollbooth

Album: Beard Of Lightning

Release Date:

Music Genre: Punk Rock Indie Rock

Label: Off Records

Release Country: United States

Record Type: 11 Tracks CD Album

Phantom Tollbooth were participants of the 1st generation of what is now historically recognized as the American Independent Underground. Conceived in 1984, the band released several recordings on Homestead Records, touring both the U.S. and Europe until they disbanded in 1988. During their tenure, PT played shows with The Minutemen, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., Big Black, Butthole Surfers, Volcano Suns and many others. At the appointment of Robert Pollard, the band reunited for one show, opening for Guided By Voices during their farewell tour in December 2004.

11 Tracks
1 Mascara Snakes3:15
2 Atom Bomb Professor6:01
3 Asleep Under Control3:04
4 Iceland Continuations3:41
5 A Good Looking Death1:57
6 The Café Interior3:42
7 Capricorn's Paycheck3:06
8 Gratification To Concrete3:38
9 Crocodile To The Crown8:02
10 Janus Pan3:50
11 Work Like Bullies1:47

"Phantom Tollbooth" erase the vocals from their 1988 album Power Toy allowing mega-fan Robert Pollard (Guided By Voices) to create new lyrics, melodies and vocal tracks."

Instrumentation for track 1 recorded at Avenue NYC, November 1985. Originally released in 1986 as "Valley Of The Gwangi" by Homestead Records. Digital transfer at The Toy Specialists, NYC, December 2002.

Instrumentation for all other tracks recorded at Cedar Creek, Austin, Texas, November 1987. Originally released in 1988 as Power Toy by Homestead Records. Digital transfer at NYHed, NYC, December 2002.

Vocals for all tracks recorded at Cro Magnon, Dayton, Ohio, February 2003.

Mixed and mastered March 2003.

© ℗ 2003 Needmore Songs (BMI).
© ℗ Off Records.

Robert Pollard appears courtesy of Matador Records

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