File Under: Easy Listening

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File Under: Easy Listening
Studio album by Sugar
Released September 6, 1994
Recorded 1994
Genre Alternative rock
Length 39:58
Label Rykodisc
Producer Bob Mould
Sugar chronology
Beaster
(1993)
File Under: Easy Listening
(1994)
Besides
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau (A) [2]

File Under: Easy Listening (also known as F.U.E.L.) is the second and final album by Sugar. The song "Company Book" was written by bassist David Barbe; everything else was written by primary songwriter Bob Mould.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written and composed by Bob Mould; except where indicated.

  1. "Gift" – 4:14
  2. "Company Book" (David Barbe) – 3:45
  3. "Your Favorite Thing" – 3:51
  4. "What You Want It to Be" – 4:13
  5. "Gee Angel" – 3:56
  6. "Panama City Motel" – 4:07
  7. "Can't Help You Anymore" – 3:29
  8. "Granny Cool" – 3:33
  9. "Believe What You're Saying" – 3:56
  10. "Explode and Make Up" – 4:54

2012 reissue[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Gift" – 4:14
  2. "Company Book" (David Barbe) – 3:45
  3. "Your Favorite Thing" – 3:51
  4. "What You Want It to Be" – 4:13
  5. "Gee Angel" – 3:56
  6. "Panama City Motel" – 4:07
  7. "Can't Help You Anymore" – 3:29
  8. "Granny Cool" – 3:33
  9. "Believe What You're Saying" – 3:56
  10. "Explode and Make Up" – 4:54
B-sides
  1. "Mind Is An Island" (B-side of "Your Favourite Thing")
  2. "Frustration" (David Barbe) (B-side of "Your Favourite Thing")
  3. "Going Home" (B-side of "Your Favourite Thing")
  4. "In The Eyes Of My Friends" (David Barbe) (B-side of "Believe What You're Saying")
  5. "And You Tell Me" (B-side of "Believe What You're Saying")
  6. "Believe What You're Saying (Campfire Mix)"

Disc 2 -The Joke Is Always on Us, Sometimes[edit]

  • Live At First Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2nd November 1994
  1. "Gift"
  2. "Company Book" (David Barbe)
  3. "Hoover Dam"
  4. "After All The Roads Have Led To Nowhere" (B-side of "Gee Angel")
  5. "Where Diamonds Are Halos" (David Barbe)
  6. "Slick"
  7. "Going Home"
  8. "Running Out Of Time"
  9. "Frustration" (David Barbe)
  10. "Changes"
  11. "Can't Help You Any More"
  12. "Helpless"
  13. "If I Can't Change Your Mind"
  14. "In The Eyes Of My Friends" (David Barbe)
  15. "Clownmaster" (B-side of "Gee Angel live")
  16. "Gee Angel" (A-side of "Gee Angel live")
  17. "Explode And Make Up" (B-side of "Gee Angel")
  18. "The Slim" (B-side of "Gee Angel")

Disc 3 - DVD[edit]

Promo Videos
  1. "Your Favourite Thing" (Promo video)
  2. "Believe What You're Saying" (Promo video)
  3. "Gee Angel" (Promo video)
TV Appearances
  1. MTV Sugar Feature (TV appearance)
  2. Believe What You're Saying - Bob Mould & Lou Barlow (Live On MTV 120 Minutes)

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1994 UK Albums Chart 7[citation needed]
1994 US Billboard Pop Albums 50[citation needed]

Single

Year Single Chart Position
1994 "Your Favorite Thing" UK Singles Chart 48[citation needed]
1994 "Your Favorite Thing" US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 14[citation needed]
1994 "Believe What You're Saying" UK Singles Chart 73[citation needed]

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