Eudora (album)

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Eudora
Eudora albumart.jpg
Compilation album by
ReleasedNovember 27, 2001
RecordedMarch 1996 - October 2000
GenreEmo, indie rock, pop punk
Length58:02
LabelVagrant
Producer
The Get Up Kids chronology
Split with The Anniversary
(1999)
Eudora
(2001)
On a Wire
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars [1]
Drowned in Sound5/5 stars[2]
Exclaim!Favorable[3]
LAS MagazineFavorable [4]
Ox-FanzineFavorable[5]
Pitchfork3.1/10 [6]
Punknews.org5/5 stars [7]
Star Pulse Music2.5/5 stars [8]

Eudora is a collection of B-sides, rarities, and covers by The Get Up Kids. It was released on November 27, 2001 via Vagrant Records.

Named after the Kansas town Eudora, the CD contains a number of cover songs which had been recorded for singles or compilations, by artists such as David Bowie, The Pixies, The Cure, and The Replacements. The song "Central Standard Time" originally appeared on a split 7" with The Anniversary, and the song "Burned Bridges" is a cover of the song "Harvest of Maturity" by the Metalcore band Coalesce, and the song originally appeared on a split 7" between the two groups, each band choosing one of the other bands' songs and re-working it.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleOriginal releaseLength
1."Up on the Roof"Rocket from the Crypt / The Get Up Kids split (2000)2:44
2."Suffragette City" (David Bowie cover) 3:20
3."Central Standard Time"The Get Up Kids / The Anniversary split (1999)3:23
4."Close to Me" (The Cure cover)Before You Were Punk 2 (1999)3:24
5."Forgive and Forget"Something to Write Home About (Japanese edition) (1999)3:24
6."Regret" (New Order cover)Something to Write Home About (Japanese edition) (1999)5:00
7."Beer for Breakfast" (The Replacements cover)Another Year on the Streets (2000)1:37
8."Newfound Mass (2000)" (alt version of "A Newfound Interest in Massachusetts")The Best Comp in the World (2000)4:24
9."Alec Eiffel" (Pixies cover)Where Is My Mind?: A Tribute to the Pixies (1999)3:01
10."Impossible Outcomes"Encapsulated (2000)3:31
11."On with the Show" (Mötley Crüe cover)I <3 Metal (1999)3:36
12."Ten Minutes" (Sub Pop Singles Club version)"Ten Minutes" single (1999)3:05
13."Anne Arbour" (Sub Pop Singles Club version)"Ten Minutes" single3:29
14."Burned Bridges" (Coalesce cover)The Get Up Kids / Coalesce split (1997)3:02
15."I'm a Loner Dottie, a Rebel" (demo)Post Marked Stamps No. 4 (1997)2:55
16."Shorty" (demo)"Shorty"/"The Breathing Method" (1996)3:24
17."The Breathing Method""Shorty"/"The Breathing Method" (1996)4:44

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Year Album Chart Position
2001 Eudora Top Heatseekers Chart 22[9]
Independent Albums 18[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ link
  2. ^ White, Peter (2002). "The Get Up Kids - Eudora". Drowned in Sound. Archived from the original on February 11, 2002. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
  3. ^ Green, Stuart (February 2, 2002). "The Get Up Kids Eudora". Exclaim!. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  4. ^ LAS Magazine review
  5. ^ Schwarzkamp, Jan (March–May 2002). "Reviews: Get Up Kids / Eudora CD". Ox-Fanzine (in German). Retrieved May 27, 2019.
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