Dongs of Sevotion

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Dongs of Sevotion
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Studio album by Smog
Released April 4, 2000
Recorded 1999–2000
Genre Lo-fi, indie rock
Length 61:15
Label Drag City (U.S.)
Domino (UK)
Producer Bill Callahan
Smog chronology
The Manta Rays of Time
(2000)
Dongs of Sevotion
(2000)
Strayed
(2000)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 85/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
NME 8/10[3]
Pitchfork Media 9.3/10[4]
Q 4/5 stars[5]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3.5/5 stars[6]

Dongs of Sevotion is the eighth album by the indie rock band Smog. It was released on CD and double 12" vinyl on April 3, 2000 in Europe by Domino Records and a day later in North America by Drag City. It was produced by Callahan himself and recorded by Phil Bonnet, Joe Dilillo, John Towner and John McEntire, who is also credited for additional mixing. "Strayed" was the only single, released on CD and 7" vinyl on July 17, 2000.

Matt Lux played bass, John McEntire played drums, synthesizer and piano, Jeff Parker played guitar, and Rich Schuler played drums.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One:

  1. "Justice Aversion" – 4:50
  2. "Dress Sexy at My Funeral" – 5:30
  3. "Strayed" – 6:05
  4. "The Hard Road" – 2:47
  5. "Easily Led" – 3:00
  6. "Bloodflow" – 7:18
  7. "Nineteen" – 6:21

Disc Two:

  1. "Distance" – 7:54
  2. "Devotion" – 5:55
  3. "Cold Discovery" – 5:56
  4. "Permanent Smile" – 5:39

Personnel[edit]

  • Phil Bonnet – engineer
  • Bill Callahan – synthesizer, guitar, piano, organ (hammond), vocals, jaw harp
  • Joe Dilillo – engineer
  • Matt Lux – bass, upright bass
  • John McEntire – percussion, drums, engineer, mixing
  • J. Parker – guitar
  • Richard Schuler – drums
  • John Towner – engineer

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Dongs of Sevotion by Smog". Metacritic. Retrieved October 3, 2016. 
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "Dongs of Sevotion – Smog". AllMusic. Retrieved October 3, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Dongs Of Sevotion". NME. April 1, 2000. Retrieved April 24, 2017. 
  4. ^ LeMay, Matt (March 31, 2000). "Smog: Dongs of Sevotion". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Smog: Dongs of Sevotion". Q (164): 118. May 2000. 
  6. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian, eds. (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. pp. 754–55. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.