Hearts and Unicorns

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Hearts and Unicorns
Studio album by Giant Drag
Released September 13, 2005 (US)
February 27, 2006 (UK)
Recorded 2005
Genre Indie rock, alternative rock
Length 44:24
Label Kickball
Producer Giant Drag, Louis Castle and James Barian
Giant Drag chronology
Lemona
(2005)
Hearts and Unicorns
(2005)
Waking Up Is Hard to Do
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
NME 7/10 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (6.8/10)[3]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[4]

Hearts and Unicorns is the first full-length release by California indie rock band Giant Drag. It was released September 13, 2005 in the U.S. and February 27, 2006 in the UK on Kickball Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Kevin Is Gay" – 3:03
  2. "Cordial Invitation" – 2:59
  3. "This Isn't It" – 3:03
  4. "YFLMD" – 2:50
  5. "Pretty Little Neighbor" – 3:20
  6. "Blunt Picket Fence" – 2:50
  7. "High Friends in Places" – 3:10
  8. "You're Full of S*** (Check Out My Sweet Riffs)" – 2:46
  9. "Everythings Worse" – 2:59
  10. "My D*** S**" – 3:48
  11. "Smashing" – 4:11
  12. "Slayer" – 5:00
  13. "Wicked Game" (UK bonus track, also available on the March 28, 2006 U.S. release)
  14. "Untitled" (hidden track, starts approx. 3:20 into track 14)

Trivia[edit]

  • The title of the song 'YFLMD' is an acronym for 'You Fuck Like My Dad'
  • Regarding "Kevin Is Gay", Hardy said: "Kevin is just a guy though, the song is nothing to do with him. But this guy, a friend of ours, hacked into our website, so it's a response to him. We posted up on there, 'Kevin, stop posting all this stupid crap on our website. Come and see us tomorrow when we'll be debuting our new song "Kevin is Gay"'. And the title just stuck." [1]
  • Hardy said in an interview that the clip at the beginning of "Kevin Is Gay" is her imitating the sound of the shoryuken special move from the Street Fighter series of arcade games. [2]

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