Catnip Dynamite

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Catnip Dynamite
Catnip Dynamite Cover.jpg
Studio album by Roger Joseph Manning, Jr.
Released March 19, 2008 (Japan only)
February 3, 2009
Recorded 2006-2007
Genre Power pop
Length 62:00
Label Pony Canyon (Japan only)
Oglio Records
Producer Roger Joseph Manning, Jr.
Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. chronology
The Land of Pure Imagination
(2006)
Catnip Dynamite
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Metro Spirit (not rated)[2]

Catnip Dynamite is the second solo album by former Jellyfish co-founder Roger Joseph Manning, Jr., released in Japan on March 19, 2008. Catnip Dynamite was released outside Japan by Oglio Records on February 3, 2009.[3]

The music on this album contains some of Manning's song ideas that go back as far as 1985. Manning has described the album as "another roller coaster ride of sonic and emotional ups and downs and distraction in the greatest sense of the word."

Track listing[edit]

CD: PCCY-01871[edit]

All songs written by Roger Joseph Manning, Jr., except where noted.

  1. "The Quickening" - 5:06
  2. "Love's Never Half As Good" - 5:36
  3. "Down in Front" - 5:23
  4. "My Girl" - 4:09
  5. "Imaginary Friend" - 5:07
  6. "Haunted Henry" - 4:49
  7. "Tinsel Town" - 5:23
  8. "Turnstile at Heaven's Gate" - 4:40
  9. "Survival Machine" - 7:54
  10. "Living in End Times" - 5:09
  11. "Drive Thru Girl" - 5:15
  12. "American Affluenza" - 3:29

CD: Oglio Release[edit]

  1. "The Quickening" - 5:06
  2. "Love's Never Half As Good" - 5:36
  3. "Down in Front" - 5:23
  4. "My Girl" - 4:09
  5. "Imaginary Friend" - 5:07
  6. "Haunted Henry" - 4:49
  7. "Tinsel Town" - 5:23
  8. "Turnstile at Heaven's Gate" - 4:40
  9. "Survival Machine" - 7:54
  10. "Living in End Times" - 5:09
  11. "Drive Thru Girl" - 5:15
  12. "Europa and the Pirate Twins" (Thomas Dolby) - 3:37 *
  13. "You Were Right" - 6:08 *
  14. "Love Lies Bleeding" (Elton John/Bernie Taupin) - 11:34 *

* Live from Fuji Rock, Japan

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