Hurrah! Another Year, Surely This One Will Be Better Than the Last; The Inexorable March of Progress Will Lead Us All to Happiness

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Hurrah! Another Year, Surely This One Will Be Better Than the Last; The Inexorable March of Progress Will Lead Us All to Happiness
EP by Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies
Released 2004
Recorded March–May 2004
Genre Post-Rock
Length 31:31
Label Fierce Panda Records
Producer Ant Theaker
Alternative cover of EP

Hurrah! Another Year, Surely This One Will Be Better Than the Last; The Inexorable March of Progress Will Lead Us All to Happiness is the 2004 EP by post-rock band Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies. It was later re-released in 2005 with two new tracks and a video for "Ores".

It was recorded between March 23, 2004 and May 7, 2004, in various places across London. It was released in a cardboard cover held in place with a pin, containing a poster, and was limited to 2000 copies. The EP is dedicated to the memory of Jimmi Lawrence, late guitarist of the now-defunct Hope of the States.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Pitch and Yaw of Satellites" – 9:32
  2. "A Little Late He Staggered Through the Door and Into Her Eyes" – 6:08
  3. "Recovery Speak" – 7:26
  4. "...Spooks the Horse" – 8:25

Re-release track listing[edit]

  1. "The Pitch and Yaw of Satellites" – 9:32
  2. "A Little Late He Staggered Through the Door and Into Her Eyes" – 6:08
  3. "Recovery Speak" – 7:26
  4. "...Spooks the Horse" – 8:25
  5. "Ores" – 4:00
  6. "...Spooks the Horse" (65daysofstatic remix) – 4:15
  • Ores (video)

Personnel[edit]

  • Andrew Mears – guitar, vocals
  • Alan English – guitar/electronics
  • Stephen Hammond – bass
  • Graeme Murray – drums
  • The Broken Throats – backing vocals on "A Little Late He Staggered Through the Door and Into Her Eyes"
  • Jonny Farrell – saxophone on "Recovery Speak"