Watoosh!

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Watoosh!
Studio album by Pezz (Billy Talent)
Released July 23, 1999
2005 (re-release)
Recorded 1999 in Mississauga, Ontario
Genre Indie rock, ska punk, alternative rock, rap rock
Length 36:55
Label Self-released
Atlantic (re-release)
Producer Brad "Merlin" Nelson
Pezz (Billy Talent) chronology
Dudebox
(as Pezz)
(1995)
Watoosh!
(as Pezz)
(1999)
Try Honesty EP
(2001)

Watoosh! is the only studio album released in 1999 from the Canadian band Pezz before the band changed the name to Billy Talent. Pezz had changed their band name in 1999 after an American band with the same name threatened to sue them. The album was re-released in 2005 through Atlantic Records.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Pezz (now Billy Talent) except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "M & M"   4:15
2. "Fairytale"   4:21
3. "Nita"   4:51
4. "Mother's Native Instrument"   4:55
5. "Bird in the Basement"   3:44
6. "Recap"   3:40
7. "When I Was a Little Girl"   2:04
8. "Warmth of Windows"   3:03
9. "Square Root of Me"   3:57
10. "Absorbed"   5:22
11. "Silence"   0:07
12. "Silence"   0:08
13. "Silence"   0:33
14. "Silence"   0:14
15. "Silence"   0:12
16. "Silence"   0:14
17. "New Orleans Is Sinking" (The Tragically Hip cover) 1:14
  • Track 13 is an instrumental, while tracks 11, 12 and 14-16 are blank.
  • The track "M & M" is about a group of gothic kids that used to come into the HMV where Kowalewicz worked.[1]

Personnel[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Ongoing History of New Music. "Before They Were Famous" Original Broadcast date: 13-11-05 on CFNY.