Today (Galaxie 500 album)

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Today
Studio album by Galaxie 500
Released 1988
Recorded 1988
Genre Dream pop, slowcore, shoegazing
Length 40:47
Label Aurora
Producer Mark Kramer
Galaxie 500 chronology
Today
(1988)
On Fire
(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Robert Christgau B+ link
Pitchfork Media (9.5/10) link

Today is the debut album by American dream pop band Galaxie 500, released in 1988 on the independent label Aurora Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Galaxie 500 except as noted.

  1. "Flowers" - 4:26
  2. "Pictures" - 3:23
  3. "Parking Lot" - 2:52
  4. "Don't Let Our Youth Go to Waste" (Jonathan Richman) - 6:47
  5. "Temperature's Rising" - 5:05
  6. "Oblivious" - 3:18
  7. "It's Getting Late" - 3:29
  8. "Instrumental" - 3:01
  9. "Tugboat" - 3:53
  10. "King of Spain" (bonus track) - 4:33

Release history[edit]

Year Label Format Catalog no. Country Bonus tracks
1988 Aurora LP 002 US
1989 Schemer CD 8905 Germany "King of Spain," "Crazy"
1991 Rough Trade US CD R266 US "King of Spain"
1991 Rough Trade US LP R266 US
1994 Rockville cassette 6082 US
1997 Rykodisc enhanced CD 10356 US "King of Spain," "Tugboat" (video)
2010 20/20/20 LP, CD 202020.07 US Bonus disc: Uncollected (CD version only), "King of Spain"

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