A Series of Sneaks

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A Series of Sneaks
Studio album by Spoon
Released May 5, 1998 (Elektra Records)
2002 (Merge Records)
Recorded 1997 in Austin, Texas
Genre Indie rock
Length 33:14
Label Merge Records
Producer John Croslin, Spoon
Spoon chronology
30 Gallon Tank
(1998)
A Series of Sneaks
(1998)
Love Ways
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars 1998
Pitchfork Media 9.4/10 2003 at the Wayback Machine (archived June 8, 2003)
Rolling Stone favorable link

A Series of Sneaks is the second album released by the band Spoon. It was released in 1998 by Elektra, then re-released with The Agony of Laffitte CD single tracks added on in 2002 by Merge Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Britt Daniel, except for where noted.

  1. "Utilitarian" – 1:51
  2. "The Minor Tough" – 2:43
  3. "The Guestlist/The Execution" – 2:03
  4. "Reservations" – 2:36
  5. "30 Gallon Tank" (Daniel, Jim Eno)  – 4:00
  6. "Car Radio" – 1:30
  7. "Metal Detektor" – 3:39
  8. "June's Foreign Spell" – 3:00
  9. "Chloroform" – 1:10
  10. "Metal School"  (Daniel, Josh Zarbo) – 2:54
  11. "Staring at the Board" – 0:54
  12. "No You're Not" – 1:43
  13. "Quincy Punk Episode" – 2:17
  14. "Advance Cassette" – 2:54

UK bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Revenge!"
  2. "Shake It Off"
  3. "I Could Be Underground"

Re-release bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Laffitte Don't Fail Me Now" – 3:45
  2. "The Agony of Laffitte" – 3:27