Half Smiles of the Decomposed

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Half Smiles of the Decomposed
Studio album by Guided by Voices
Released August 24, 2004
Recorded December 2003
Genre Indie rock
Length 42:23
Label Matador
Producer Todd Tobias and Guided By Voices
Guided by Voices chronology
Earthquake Glue
(2003)
Half Smiles of the Decomposed
(2004)
Let's Go Eat the Factory
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (7.0/10) link
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars link
Tiny Mix Tapes 3/5 stars link

Half Smiles of the Decomposed is the fifteenth album by Dayton, Ohio rock group Guided by Voices. It was the final album by the band before their 2010 reformation.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Robert Pollard.

  1. "Everybody Thinks I'm a Raincloud (When I'm Not Looking)" – 3:20 (mp3 — 128 kbit/s / 3.1 MB)
  2. "Sleep Over Jack" – 3:04
  3. "Girls of Wild Strawberries" – 2:30
  4. "Gonna Never Have to Die" – 2:17
  5. "Window of My World" – 2:58
  6. "The Closets of Henry" – 2:31
  7. "Tour Guide at the Winston Churchill Memorial" – 3:02
  8. "Asia Minor" – 2:23
  9. "Sons of Apollo" – 4:04
  10. "Sing for Your Meat" – 4:03
  11. "Asphyxiated Circle" – 2:50
  12. "A Second Spurt of Growth" – 2:46
  13. "(S)Mothering and Coaching" – 3:21
  14. "Huffman Prairie Flying Field" – 3:14