Bedtime for Isocracy

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Bedtime for Isoscracy
Isocracy - Bedtime for Isocracy.jpg
EP by Isocracy
Released January 1988
Recorded November 1987 at Dangerous Rhythm in Oakland, California[1]
Genre Punk rock, hardcore punk
Length 10:01
Language English
Label Lookout![1]
Producer Kevin Army
Isocracy chronology
Turn It Around!
(1987)
Bedtime for Isocracy
(1988)
The Thing That Ate Floyd
(1988)

Bedtime for Isocracy is the only studio album by the American punk rock band Isocracy. It was released on 7-inch vinyl in January 1988 through Lookout! Records with the catalog number LK 005. The title is a parody of the Dead Kennedys' final studio album Bedtime for Democracy (1986), a popular album among punk rock fans at the time. The cover art depicted the members of Isocracy in a bed, accompanied by Jello Biafra.

The track list on the sleeve (along with most online discographies of Isocracy) states that a cover of the Lynyrd Skynyrd song "Freebird" in its full form is the eleventh track. However, no such track is present on the extended play. What makes such a track even more unlikely is the limited recording time 7-inch provides, which in most cases is no more than ten minutes. With the recording time of the other tracks, there would barely be enough room for another twelve-second song, much less a seven-minute one.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jason Beebout.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Zimbabwean Hell Rock (Slight Return)"   0:23
2. "Rodeo"   1:52
3. "Hippie Man"   1:21
4. "Two Blocks Away"   1:34
Side two
No. Title Length
5. "Eight"   1:52
6. "Amilyplympt Three"   1:17
7. "Funky Brakewire"   1:03
8. "Ten Seconds of Anarchy"   0:12
9. "Swisher Sweets"   0:12
10. "Sgalf Etaredefnoc"   0:07
Total length: 10:01

Personnel[edit]

Production

Trivia[edit]

  • The final track on the album, Sgalf Etaredefnoc, is a track that seems to be reversed. When the track is reversed again, it reveals that it is a segment of another Isocracy song, called Confederate Flags. Additionally, the name of the song is Confederate Flags spelled backwards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bedtime for Isocracy liner notes. Retrieved 2012-02-12

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