200 Million Thousand

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200 Million Thousand
Studio album by Black Lips
Released February 24, 2009
Genre Garage punk
Psychedelic Rock
Indie rock
Length 51:47
Label Vice
Black Lips chronology
Good Bad Not Evil
(2007)
200 Million Thousand
(2009)
Arabia Mountain
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Artrocker 4/5 stars [2]
Daily Dischord 3/5 stars [3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars [4]
NME 7/10 stars [5]
Pitchfork Media (7.3/10) [6]
PopMatters 7/10 stars [7]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [8]
The Skinny 3/5 stars [9]
Spin 4/5 stars [10]

200 Million Thousand is the fifth studio album by garage punk band Black Lips. The album was recorded in August 2008 and released on February 24, 2009 in the United States and March 16 in Europe. The first single, "Short Fuse" was released on March 9, 2009.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Take My Heart" (Alexander)
  2. "Drugs" (Swilley)
  3. "Starting Over" (Alexander)
  4. "Let It Grow" (Alexander)
  5. "Trapped in a Basement" (Bradley)
  6. "Short Fuse" (Bradley)
  7. "I'll Be With You" (Swilley)
  8. "Big Black Baby Jesus of Today" (Alexander)
  9. "Again & Again" (Osterberg)
  10. "Old Man" (Bradley)
  11. "The Drop I Hold" (Alexander)
  12. "Body Combat" (Swilley)Naunsa
  13. "Elijah" (Alexander)
  14. "I Saw God" (Alexander)
  15. "Meltdown" (Hidden Track)

"Again & Again" is a cover version of an Iggy Pop song, published under his real name (Jim Osterberg), and originally recorded with his first band The Iguanas in 1965.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 200 Million Thousand Black Lips Allmusic.com Tim Sendra
  2. ^ "Album, Single and Live Reviews | Artrocker". Artrocker.tv. 2011-04-12. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ Dave Simpson (2009-03-13). "Black Lips: 200 Million Thousand | Music". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  5. ^ "NME Album Reviews - Album Review : Black Lips". Nme.Com. 2009-03-12. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  6. ^ "Pitchfork: Album Reviews: Black Lips: 200 Million Thousand". Pitchforkmedia.com. 2009-02-23. Archived from the original on March 14, 2009. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  7. ^ Fiander, Matthew. "Black Lips: 200 Million Thousand < PopMatters". Popmatters.com. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  8. ^ "Rolling Stone Music | Album Reviews". Rollingstone.com. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  9. ^ "Black Lips - 200 Million Thousand". The Skinny. 2009-03-11. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  10. ^ Peisner, David. "Black Lips, '200 Million Thousand' (Vice)". SPIN.com. Retrieved 2011-08-04.