Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons

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Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons
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Studio album by Blonde Redhead
Released June 6, 2000 (2000-06-06)
Recorded January 25–February 16, 2000
Studio Bear Creek Studio
Genre Indie rock, noise pop
Length 39:29
Label Touch and Go
Producer Guy Picciotto, Ryan Hadlock
Blonde Redhead chronology
In an Expression of the Inexpressible
(1998)In an Expression of the Inexpressible1998
Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons
(2000)
Melodie Citronique
(2000)Melodie Citronique2000
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 73/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Christgau's Consumer Guide (neither)[3]
NME 8/10[4]
Pitchfork Media 7.8/10[5]
Q 2/5 stars[6]
Spin 8/10[7]
Sputnikmusic 4.5/5[8]

Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons is the fifth studio album by American alternative rock band Blonde Redhead. It was produced by Guy Picciotto and Ryan Hadlock and released by Touch and Go Records on June 6, 2000.

The song "For the Damaged Coda" appears in the credit sequence of the Rick and Morty episode "Close Rick-counters of the Rick Kind".[9]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Equally Damaged" – 0:40
  2. "In Particular" – 6:05
  3. "Melody of Certain Three" – 3:53
  4. "Hated Because of Great Qualities" – 4:42
  5. "Loved Despite of Great Faults" – 4:12
  6. "Ballad of Lemons" – 1:54
  7. "This Is Not" – 4:50
  8. "A Cure" – 5:23
  9. "For the Damaged" – 3:02
  10. "Mother" – 2:08
  11. "For the Damaged Coda" – 2:37 (this track is not listed on the back cover, but appears in the liner notes with an asterisk)

Credits[edit]

  • Simone Pace – band member
  • Kazu Makino – band member
  • Amedeo Pace – band member
  • Toby Christensen - piano on tracks 5, 8, 9 and 11.
  • Guy Picciotto – producer
  • Ryan Hadlock – producer, engineer
  • Brad Zeffren – 2nd engineer
  • Howie Weinberg – recording master

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons by Blonde Redhead". Metacritic. Retrieved April 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ Strickler, Yancey. "Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons – Blonde Redhead". AllMusic. Retrieved April 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: Blonde Redhead". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved April 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Melody Of Certain Damaged Lemons". NME. May 20, 2000. Retrieved April 5, 2016. 
  5. ^ Macauley, Hefner (June 6, 2000). "Blonde Redhead: Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved April 5, 2016. 
  6. ^ Davies, Paul (August 2000). "Blonde Redhead Melody Of Certain Damaged Limitations". Q. Archived from the original on October 18, 2000. Retrieved July 1, 2016. 
  7. ^ Strauss, D. (August 2000). "Blonde Redhead: Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons". Spin. 16 (8): 149. Retrieved April 5, 2016. 
  8. ^ The Katz brothers (August 18, 2007). "Blonde Redhead – Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons". Sputnikmusic. Archived from the original on September 18, 2010. Retrieved July 1, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Rick and Morty: 13 Best Ridiculously Weird Moments From Season 1". Den of Geek.