Zodiac (Electric Six album)

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Zodiac
Studio album by Electric Six
Released September 28, 2010 (2010-09-28)
Genre Rock
Length 48:29
Label Metropolis Records
Producer Zach Shipps
Electric Six chronology
KILL
(2009)
Zodiac
(2010)
Heartbeats and Brainwaves
(2011)
Singles from
Zodiac
  1. "Jam It in the Hole"
    Released: September 2010 (2010-09)

Zodiac is the seventh studio album by Detroit rock band Electric Six.[1][2][3][4]

It was released on September 28, 2010.[5] According to an official statement by the band, the songs on the album have been arranged to correspond with the signs of the Zodiac.[6]

The album contains a cover version of The Spinners 1976 classic "The Rubberband Man".

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[7]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Tyler Spencer, except "The Rubberband Man" by Thom Bell and Linda Creed

No. Title Length
1. "After Hours"   2:22
2. "American Cheese"   4:20
3. "Clusterfuck!"   4:36
4. "Countdown to the Countdown"   3:08
5. "Doom and Gloom and Doom and Gloom"   5:23
6. "Jam It in the Hole"   3:51
7. "I Am A Song!"   3:44
8. "It Ain't Punk Rock"   3:58
9. "Love Song for Myself"   4:20
10. "The Rubberband Man"   3:50
11. "Table and Chairs"   4:36
12. "Talking Turkey"   4:20
13. "I Can Translate"   2:43

N.B. Track 13 is not included on the retail CD, only on the iTunes "Zodiac (Bonus Edition)" download

Production[edit]

  • The album's title was inspired by the song "Typical Sagittarius", which the band wrote for the album, but chose not to include in the final cut.[8] Other songs recorded but left off of the finished album include "I Can Translate" which was released as a B-Side on the limited "Jam It in the Hole" single and as a bonus track on European iTunes downloads of the album. The band also recorded a cover of "The Warrior" by Scandal which they plan to make available, eventually -possibly as a free internet download.[9]
  • Although the album cover was presumed by some to be a photo of lead singer Dick Valentine, it is in fact a stock photo that was licensed for use as the album cover.[10]

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