Offend Maggie

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Offend Maggie
Studio album by Deerhoof
Released October 7, 2008
Recorded 2008
Genre Indie rock
Length 43:21
Label Kill Rock Stars
Producer Deerhoof
Deerhoof chronology
Friend Opportunity
(2007)
Offend Maggie
(2008)
Deerhoof vs. Evil
(2011)

Offend Maggie is the ninth studio album by Deerhoof, released October 7, 2008 on Kill Rock Stars. Over the summer the band put up sheet music for the song "Fresh Born" online, and invited fans to record their own version.[1] The title track is streaming on the label's website,[2] while Wired is streaming short clips of various songs on the album.[3]

The album was issued in the UK on October 13, 2008 via ATP Recordings.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[4]
InYourSpeakers (Mixed)[5]
JustPressPlay (7/10)[6]
PopMatters (8/10)[7]
Pitchfork Media (7.6/10)[8]
Punknews 4/5 stars[9]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[10]
Stereo Subversion (8/10)[11]
The Big Issue 3/5 stars[12]
This Is Fake DIY (8/10)[13]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars[14]

Reviews were generally positive with most critics noting the band's move towards a more mature, guitar-oriented rock sound - "The album's all fretboard, no circuit board, and it feels most comfortable that way." [8]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Ed Rodriguez, Greg Saunier, John Dieterich, and Satomi Matsuzaki.

CD[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Tears and Music of Love"   3:58
2. "Chandelier Searchlight"   3:31
3. "Buck and Judy"   3:25
4. "Snoopy Waves"   2:05
5. "Offend Maggie"   2:02
6. "Basket Ball Get Your Groove Back"   2:36
7. "Don't Get Born"   0:49
8. "My Purple Past"   3:49
9. "Family of Others"   2:47
10. "Fresh Born"   3:35
11. "Eaguru Guru"   4:00
12. "This Is God Speaking"   1:15
13. "Numina O"   3:40
14. "Jagged Fruit"   5:49
Total length:
43:21

Vinyl[edit]

Act 1
No. Title Length
1. "Offend Maggie"   2:02
2. "Fresh Born"   3:35
3. "Chandelier Searchlight"   3:31
4. "The Tears and Music of Love"   3:58
5. "Buck and Judy"   3:25
6. "Don't Get Born"   0:49
7. "My Purple Past"   3:49
Total length:
21:09
Act 2
No. Title Length
1. "Basket Ball Get Your Groove Back"   2:36
2. "Numina O"   3:40
3. "This is God Speaking"   1:15
4. "Eaguru Guru"   4:00
5. "Snoopy Waves"   2:05
6. "Jagged Fruit"   5:49
7. "Family of Others"   2:47
Total length:
22:12

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "killrockstars". killrockstars. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  2. ^ Offend Maggie at krs5.rc.com
  3. ^ Van, Eliot (2008-09-12). "Exclusive Preview: Deerhoof's Upcoming Offend Maggie Album | Listening Post | Wired.com". Blog.wired.com. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  4. ^ Allmusic review
  5. ^ Jeff Li (2008-11-10). "InYourSpeakers review". Inyourspeakers.com. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  6. ^ "JustPressPlay review". Justpressplay.net. 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  7. ^ Schonfeld, Zach. "PopMatters review". Popmatters.com. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  8. ^ a b Pitchfork Media review
  9. ^ "Punknews review". Punknews.org. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  10. ^ Rolling Stone review[dead link]
  11. ^ Stereo Subversion review
  12. ^ Smirke, Richard. "Review: DEERHOOF - Offend Maggie (ATP Recordings)". The Big Issue in the North (The Big Life Company) (745, 27 October–2 November 2008): 25. 
  13. ^ "This Is Fake DIY review". Thisisfakediy.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  14. ^ Tiny Mix Tapes review

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