Close Cover Before Striking

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Close Cover Before Striking
EP by Luna
Released 8 October 2002
Genre Indie pop. Indie rock
Length 29:14
Label Jetset
Luna chronology
Romantica
(2002)
Close Cover Before Striking
(2002)
Rendezvous
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10) 11/1/2002
Robert Christgau (A-) link

Close Cover Before Striking is an EP by Luna. It contains two videos ("Lovedust" and "1995" from Romantica[disambiguation needed]), as well as Rolling Stones and Kraftwerk covers.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Dean Wareham, music by Luna, except where noted.

  1. "Astronaut" – 4:00
  2. "Waiting on a Friend" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 4:46
  3. "Teenage Lightning" – 3:30
  4. "Drunken Whistler" – 3:13
  5. "The Alibi" – 4:12
  6. "New Haven Comet" – 4:32
  7. "Neon Lights" (Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos) – 5:01
  8. "Dancing Days" (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) – 3:41
  9. "Only Women Bleed" (Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner) – 3:37

Videos[edit]

  1. "Lovedust"
  2. "1995"