Alopecia (album)

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Alopecia
Studio album by Why?
Released March 11, 2008 (2008-03-11)
Genre Alternative hip hop, indie rock, indie pop
Length 44:56
Label Anticon
Producer Yoni & Josiah Wolf
Why? chronology
Rubber Traits EP
(2005)
Alopecia
(2008)
Almost Live from Eli's Live Room
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
AbsolutePunk.net (83%) [2]
Drowned in Sound (9/10) [3]
Pitchfork Media (8.2/10) [4]
The Skinny 5/5 stars [5]
The Stranger 4/5 stars [6]
Tiny Mix Tapes (4.5/5) [7]

Alopecia is the second full-length studio album by American indie group Why?. It was released on March 11, 2008 by Anticon. It is the first Why? album to feature Mark Erickson and Andrew Broder of Fog. Before the release of the album, the band requested that fans would send pictures of their palms in order to feature them in the cover art of the album.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Vowels, Pt. 2" – 4:04
  2. "Good Friday" – 3:50
  3. "These Few Presidents" – 3:04
  4. "The Hollows" – 3:55
  5. "Song of the Sad Assassin" – 4:13
  6. "Gnashville" – 3:49
  7. "Fatalist Palmistry" – 3:53
  8. "The Fall of Mr. Fifths" – 3:16
  9. "Brook & Waxing" – 2:35
  10. "A Sky for Shoeing Horses Under" – 2:29
  11. "Twenty Eight" – 0:44
  12. "Simeon's Dilemma" – 3:33
  13. "By Torpedo or Crohn's" – 4:04
  14. "Exegesis" – 1:37

Personnel[edit]

Additional performers include Doseone, Jel, Odd Nosdam, Nedelle Torrisi, Paul Flynn, Liz Hodson, Andrew McDiarmid, Deborah Ranker, and Jeremy Ylvisaker

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