Frosting on the Beater

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Frosting on the Beater
Studio album by The Posies
Released 27 April 1993
Genre Alternative rock, Power pop
Length 48:39
Label DGC
Producer Don Fleming
The Posies chronology
Dear 23
(1990)
Frosting on the Beater
(1993)
Amazing Disgrace
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Frosting on the Beater is the third album by the Seattle rock group The Posies, released in 1993. It featured a heavier, more intense sound than the band's prior works, in part due to production duties being handled by Don Fleming. "Dream All Day," "Solar Sister" and "Definite Door" were released as singles, with the first two getting moderate airplay and the third being the band's only single to break the UK Top 75. "Flavor of the Month" was a swipe at the many overnight-sensation grunge bands in The Posies' hometown of Seattle.[citation needed] "Coming Right Along" appeared on the soundtrack to the movie The Basketball Diaries (1995, Island Records). "Dream All Day" was later used as the title of the band's best-of compilation, released in 2000. Frosting On The Beater was the last album original drummer Mike Musburger appeared on.

The Posies later remade "Flavor of the Month" with brand-new lyrics as "Voyage of the Aquanauts" for the series Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow.

  1. "Dream All Day" – 3:03
  2. "Solar Sister" – 3:20
  3. "Flavor of the Month" – 2:34
  4. "Love Letter Boxes" – 3:09
  5. "Definite Door" – 4:12
  6. "Burn & Shine" – 6:56
  7. "Earlier than Expected" – 3:33
  8. "20 Questions" – 3:54
  9. "When Mute Tongues Can Speak" – 3:28
  10. "Lights Out" – 4:14
  11. "How She Lied by Living" – 3:58
  12. "Coming Right Along" – 6:18

Personnel[edit]

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