Feel Euphoria

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Feel Euphoria
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Studio album by Spock's Beard
Released July 8, 2003
Recorded 2003
Genre Progressive rock
Length 73:00
Label InsideOut Music
Producer Spock's Beard
Spock's Beard chronology
Snow
(2002)
Feel Euphoria
(2003)
Octane
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
Rock Hard 8.5/10 stars[2]

Feel Euphoria is the seventh studio album by American progressive rock band Spock's Beard. It was the first album the band recorded following the departure of vocalist/songwriter Neal Morse. It marked the beginning of a more band-oriented era of songwriting, as before Neal Morse had written the bulk of the band's material, now all of the remaining band members wrote for the band, including bass player Dave Meros, who picked up his first songwriting credit in the history of the band on the song "Ghosts of Autumn".

Tracks 7 through 12 comprise the suite "A Guy Named Sid".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Onomatopoeia" (Nick D'Virgilio, Alan Morse, John Boegehold) – 5:16
  2. "The Bottom Line" (D'Virgilio, Stan Ausmus) – 7:33
  3. "Feel Euphoria" (D'Virgilio, Ryo Okumoto) – 7:20
  4. "Shining Star" (D'Virgilio) – 4:04
  5. "East of Eden, West of Memphis" (Morse, Boegehold) – 7:05
  6. "Ghosts of Autumn" (Dave Meros, Boegehold) – 6:55
  7. "A Guy Named Sid Part I. Intro" (D'Virgilio) – 3:00
  8. "A Guy Named Sid Part II. Same Old Story" (D'Virgilio) – 4:25
  9. "A Guy Named Sid Part III. You Don't Know" (D'Virgilio) – 3:11
  10. "A Guy Named Sid Part IV. Judge" (D'Virgilio) – 3:20
  11. "A Guy Named Sid Part V. Sid's Boys Choir" (D'Virgilio) – 1:09
  12. "A Guy Named Sid Part VI. Change" (D'Virgilio) – 5:18
  13. "Carry On" (Morse, Ausmus, Boegehold) – 5:17
Special edition bonus tracks
  1. "Moth of Many Flames" (Morse, Boegehold) – 2:49
  2. "From the Messenger" (Okumoto) – 7:25

Personnel[3][edit]

Additional personnel
  • Stan Ausmus - songwriting
  • John Boegehold – songwriting, synths and "backward stuff" on "East of Eden, West of Memphis"
  • Gina Ballina – french horn
  • Claire Pasquale - trumpet & piccolo trumpet
  • Steve Velez – cello
  • J'Anna Jacoby – violin on "Carry On"

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Couture, François (2011). "Feel Euphoria - Spock's Beard | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Rensen, Michael. "Rock Hard". issue 194. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.spocksbeard.com/discography/feeleuphoria.html