Dare to Be Surprised

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Dare to Be Surprised
Studio album by The Folk Implosion
Released April 29, 1997
Genre Lo-fi
Length 37:27
Label Communion
Producer Wally Gagel
The Folk Implosion
The Folk Implosion chronology
Take A Look Inside
(1994)
Dare To Be Surprised
(1997)
One Part Lullaby
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (8.2/10)[2]

Dare to Be Surprised is the second album by The Folk Implosion. It was released in 1997 on Communion Records.

Recording information[edit]

The liner notes state that the album was "recorded at Bliss onto videotape, 8-16 tracks", and that "no analog equipment was used in the production of this record (except for a couple of things)".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Lou Barlow and John Davis.

  1. "Pole Position" – 2:46
  2. "Wide Web" – 2:50
  3. "Insinuation" – 4:26
  4. "Barricade" – 2:36
  5. "That's the Trick" – 1:58
  6. "Checking In" – 3:13
  7. "Cold Night" – 1:26
  8. "Park Dub" – 1:39
  9. "Burning Paper" – 4:13
  10. "(Blank Paper)" – 1:55
  11. "Ball and Chain" – 2:32
  12. "Fall Into November" – 2:57
  13. "Dare to Be Surprised" – 2:10
  14. "River Devotion" – 2:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Lou Barlow - bass guitar, drums, vocals
  • John Davis - guitars, drums, vocals

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