American Gong

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
American Gong
Studio album by Quasi
Released February 23, 2010
Genre Indie rock
Length 41:47
Label Kill Rock Stars (U.S.)
Domino (UK)
Quasi chronology
Quasi Self Boot 93-96
(2006)
American Gong
(2010)
Mole City
(2013)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 71/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (7.2/10) [2]
The Onion A.V. Club B− [3]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [4]
PopMatters (3/10) [5]
MusicOMH 2.5 stars[6]

American Gong is the eighth album by Portland based indie rock band Quasi. It was released on February 23, 2010 on Kill Rock Stars. It was released in Europe by Domino Records. A Deluxe 2-CD version of the album exists, featuring a compilation disc entitled So Far So Good: A Quasi Anthology.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Repulsion"   4:22
2. "Little White Horse"   4:32
3. "Everything & Nothing at All"   4:34
4. "Bye Bye Blackbird"   6:35
5. "The Jig Is Up"   2:31
6. "Black Dogs & Bubbles"   4:53
7. "Death Is Not the End"   2:34
8. "Rockabilly Party"   3:45
9. "Now What"   2:27
10. "Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler"   4:53
11. "Howler"   0:41

So Far So Good: A Quasi Anthology track listing[edit]

# Song title Time Year Original release
1. "R&B Transmogrification" 2:29 1997 R&B Transmogrification
2. "Our Happiness is Guaranteed" 3:15 1998 Featuring "Birds"
3. "Sunshine Sounds" 7:11 2003 Hot Shit
4. "Alice the Goon" 4:16 2006 When the Going Gets Dark
5. "All the Same" 4:05 1999 Field Studies
6. "It's Hard to Turn Me On" 4:33 1998 Featuring "Birds"
7. "The Sword of God" 4:55 2001 The Sword of God
8. "A Case of No Way Out" 4:12 2001 The Sword of God
9. "Sea Shanty" 4:08 1998 Featuring "Birds"
10. "Mama Tried" 3:42 2003 Hot Shit
11. "Invisible Star" 5:06 2006 When the Going Gets Dark
12. "The Poisoned Well" 2:08 1998 Featuring "Birds"
13. "Nothing, Nowhere" 3:13 2001 The Sword of God

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Gong Reviews". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  2. ^ Raber, Rebecca (2010-02-22). "Quasi: American Gong". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  3. ^ Williams, Christain (2010-02-23). "Quasi: American Gong". Avclub.com. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  4. ^ Sendra, Tim. "American Gong - Quasi". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  5. ^ Corsa, Zach (2010-03-07). "Quasi: American Bong". Retrieved 2014-02-27. 
  6. ^ O'Douglas, Ceiri (2010-02-22). "Quasi - American Gong". Musicomh.com. Retrieved 2014-02-27.