The Distant Future

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The Distant Future [EP]
EP by Flight of the Conchords
Released August 7, 2007
Recorded 2007
Genre Comedy
Length 22:55
Label Sub Pop
Flight of the Conchords chronology
The BBC Radio Series: Flight of the Conchords
(2006)
The Distant Future
(2007)
Flight of the Conchords
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
IGN 8/10 stars[1]
Prefix Magazine 6.5/10 stars[2]

The Distant Future is the Grammy-award winning EP by New Zealand folk-parody duo Flight of the Conchords,[3] released on August 7, 2007. It was certified Gold in New Zealand on May 11, 2008, selling over 7,500 copies.[4]

The album was produced by Mickey Petralia (Beck - Midnite Vultures) and recorded in LA and New York by Mickey and engineer Matt Shane. The live portions are taken from concerts at Comix Comedy Club in New York City.

The EP won the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 2008 Grammy Awards.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Business Time" - 4:05
  2. "If You're Into It" - 1:46
  3. "Not Crying" - 3:24
  4. "The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room) (Live)" - 5:10
  5. "Banter (Live)" - 3:33
  6. "Robots (Live)" - 5:00

References[edit]

  1. ^ IGN review
  2. ^ Prefix Magazine review
  3. ^ Zoratti, Jen. "Flight of the Conchords". Ur magazine (Rogers). p. 28. 
  4. ^ Gold Certification in New Zealand: May 11, 2008 Retrieved: May 23, 2009