Bluffer's Guide to the Flight Deck

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Bluffer's Guide to the Flight Deck
Studio album by Flotation Toy Warning
Released September 6, 2004
Recorded 2004
Genre Indie rock, Indie pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Chamber pop, Space Rock, Dream pop, Experimental rock, Ambient pop
Length 59:25
Label Pointy, Misra, Talitres
Producer Steve Swindon & Flotation Toy Warning
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Delusions Of Adequacy (9/10) [2]
Pitchfork Media (7.4/10) [3]
Stylus B+ [4]

Bluffer's Guide to the Flight Deck is the 2004 debut album released by Flotation Toy Warning.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Happy 13" – 4:51
  2. "Popstar Researching Oblivion" – 6:13
  3. "Losing Carolina: For Drusky" – 7:56
  4. "Made From Tiny Boxes" – 1:29
  5. "Donald Pleasance" – 9:27
  6. "Fire Engine on Fire, Pt. 1" – 6:51
  7. "Fire Engine on Fire, Pt. 2" – 6:55
  8. "Even Fantastica" – 7:28
  9. "Happiness Is on the Outside" – 3:28
  10. "How the Plains Left Me Flat" – 4:42

Personnel[edit]

  • Paul Carter - Lead Vocals, Samples, Programming
  • Ben Clay - Guitar, Bass
  • Colin Coxall - Drums, Octopad
  • Nainesh Shah - Guitar, Bass, Vocals
  • Vicky West - Keyboards, Samples, Vocals
  • Recorded by Steve Swindon at The Old Clothes Factory.
  • Mixed by Brian O'Shaughnessy and Flotation Toy Warning at Bark Studio.
  • Mastered by Nick Robbins at Soundmastering.
  • Produced by Steve Swindon and Flotation Toy Warning.
  • All songs written by Paul Carter and Ben Clay with Flotation Toy Warning.
  • Lyrics by Paul Carter. Brass and string arrangements by Vicky West.
  • Sleeve design by Vicky West.
  • Dominic Glover - Trumpet, Flugel
  • Mat Colman - Trombone
  • Gwen Cheeseman - Violin
  • Anne Marie Kirby - Violin
  • John Greswell - Viola
  • Sarah Kaldor - Cello
  • Rhys Llewellyn - Drums

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