Transistor Radio (album)

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Transistor Radio
Studio album by M. Ward
Released February 22, 2005
Genre Folk
Length 43:18
Label Merge Records (US)
Matador Records (Europe)
Producer M. Ward
M. Ward chronology
Transfiguration of Vincent
(2003)
Transistor Radio
(2005)
Post-War
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Drowned In Sound 4.5/5 stars link
The Guardian 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 8.2/10 18 Feb 05
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars 24 Mar 05
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Transistor Radio is the fourth studio album by M. Ward.

The first track is an instrumental cover of a track from The Beach Boys album Pet Sounds.

The track "Here Comes the Sun Again" is featured in the commercial for the 2007 Cadillac SRX Crossover. It was also played in the background during the second episode of Eli Stone. The track "I'll Be Yr Bird" was used in the movie The Go-Getter. The song "One Life Away" was featured prominently in the beginning of an episode of the TV series Dollhouse.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Matt Ward except where noted.

  1. "You Still Believe in Me" (Brian Wilson/Tony Asher) – 2:24
  2. "One Life Away" – 1:57
  3. "Sweethearts on Parade" (Carmen Lombardo/Charles Newman) – 2:12
  4. "Hi-Fi" – 4:14
  5. "Fuel for Fire" – 4:12
  6. "Four Hours in Washington" – 3:01
  7. "Regeneration No.1" – 1:18
  8. "Big Boat" – 2:45
  9. "Paul's Song" – 3:10
  10. "Radio Campaign" – 2:36
  11. "Here Comes the Sun Again" – 2:21
  12. "Deep Dark Well" – 2:25
  13. "Oh Take Me Back" – 2:07
  14. "I'll Be Yr Bird" – 2:54
  15. "Lullaby + Exile" – 2:44
  16. "Well-Tempered Clavier" (Johann Sebastian Bach) – 2:58