Acoustic Dance Party

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Acoustic Dance Party
Acoustic Dance Party (Toad the Wet Sprocket album - cover art).jpg
EP by
ReleasedDecember 13, 2009 (2009-12-13)
RecordedTrack 1: Area 52 in Santa Barbara, California, October 4, 1993
Tracks 2-5: Live at Catspaw Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, June 23, 1994, for WNNX
GenreAlternative rock, rock
ProducerToad the Wet Sprocket
Toad the Wet Sprocket chronology
Acoustic Dance Party
In Light Syrup
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Acoustic Dance Party is an extended play (EP) album by Toad the Wet Sprocket recorded and released in 1994. It contains acoustic versions of some of their most popular songs.


The liner notes tells the story about the recording of "Something's Always Wrong" that appears on this EP.

It's a good thing we decided to record acoustically because the day before the session our rehearsal space had been broken into and all our gear was stolen. So with borrowed guitars and shakers, and a lot of help from our friend, Bruce Winter, we proceeded. The recording was punctuated by the filling out of police reports and dusting for fingerprints, all of which added an ironic element in light of the song's lyrical content.[full citation needed]

The additional tracks were recorded before a small private audience. It is rumored that the album as a whole was produced to make up for an in-store appearance in Schaumburg, Illinois, that was canceled by the city's mayor.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Something's Always Wrong" (Glen Phillips, Todd Nichols) – 3:28
  2. "Stupid" (Phillips) – 3:16
  3. "Nanci" (Phillips) – 3:16
  4. "Walk on the Ocean" (Phillips, Nichols) – 2:59
  5. "Fall Down" (Phillips, Nichols) – 4:07


  1. ^ Griffith, JT. "Acoustic Dance Party review". Retrieved July 3, 2011