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
Cop and Speeder
Mic City Sons

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


Professional ratings
Review scores
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]

1."Disappearing Ink"Neil Gust2:25
2."Bastard John"Elliott Smith2:56
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


  • 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


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