Cop and Speeder

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Cop and Speeder
Cop and Speeder.jpg
Studio album by Heatmiser
Released September 20, 1994
Recorded MusicCraft; City Lights; Whitehorse Studios
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock
Length 43:38
Label Frontier
Producer Heatmiser, Thee Slayer Hippy
Heatmiser chronology
Yellow No. 5
(1994)
Cop and Speeder
(1994)
Mic City Sons
(1996)

Cop and Speeder is the second studio album by American alternative rock band Heatmiser, released in 1994 by record label Frontier.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Trouser Pressfavorable[2]

Like its predecessor, Cop and Speeder received generally mixed reviews from critics.

Trouser Press wrote, "Heatmiser attains a powerful sense of mood on Cop and Speeder [...] Thanks to improved songwriting, the album finds the band beginning to emerge from its flat monochrome tones."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Disappearing Ink"Neil Gust2:25
2."Bastard John"Elliott Smith2:56
3."Flame!"Smith2:47
4."Temper"Smith3:32
5."Why Did I Decide to Stay?"Gust3:01
6."Collect to NYC"Smith2:54
7."Hitting on the Waiter"Gust1:54
8."Busted Lip"Smith3:50
9."Antonio Carlos Jobim"Smith3:10
10."It's Not a Prop"Gust3:36
11."Something to Lose"Smith4:10
12."Sleeping Pill"Gust3:07
13."Trap Door"Gust3:21
14."Nightcap"Smith, Garrick Duckler2:55

Personnel[edit]

Heatmiser
Technical
  • Bob Stark – additional engineering
  • Peter Gries – additional engineering
  • Kevin Nettleingham – additional engineering
  • Thee Slayer Hippy – co-production
  • John Golden – mastering
  • J.J. Gonson – sleeve photography
  • Kelly O'Mara – sleeve photography
  • Peter Hawkinson – technical assistance

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abebe, Nitsuh. "Cop and Speeder – Heatmiser | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved March 7, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Azerrad, Michael; Robbins, Ira. "TrouserPress.com :: Heatmiser". Trouser Press. Retrieved March 29, 2015.