Music from The Adventures of Pete & Pete

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Music from the Adventures of Pete & Pete
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Studio album by Polaris
Released April 6, 1999,[1]
April 19, 2015 (reissue)[2]
Genre Indie rock, jangle pop[1][3]
Length 49:33
Label Mezzotint Records[4]
Producer Drew Maddy Waters
TBuck Buckland
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Consequence of Sound A [3]

Music from the Adventures of Pete & Pete is a studio album by the band Polaris, a one-off project involving members of the late 1980s and early 1990s band Miracle Legion. It features twelve songs composed by the band for the cult Nickelodeon television series, The Adventures of Pete & Pete. The album remains the only full-length release by Polaris.

The album is dedicated to "Astrochimp Ham & Spacedog Laika".

The final track on the album contains a hidden section that begins at 5:29. This hidden track is composed of a number of sound clips concerning the Apollo 11 mission.

The National covered "Ashamed of the Story I Told" on the benefit album Ciao My Shining Star: The Songs of Mark Mulcahy.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Mark Mulcahy.

  1. "Hey Sandy" – 2:36
  2. "She Is Staggering" – 3:08
  3. "Waiting for October" – 3:52
  4. "Saturnine" – 3:13
  5. "Everywhere" – 3:37
  6. "Ivy Boy" – 3:51
  7. "Summerbaby" – 3:24
  8. "Coronado II" – 4:19
  9. "Ashamed of the Story I Told" – 4:29
  10. "As Usual" – 5:22
  11. "Recently" – 2:40
  12. "The Monster's Loose" – 9:01[1]

Personnel[edit]

Polaris[edit]

  • Muggy - vocals and guitar
  • Jersey - bass
  • Harris Polaris - drums

Additional performers[edit]

  • Tom Chase - organ and piano
  • Buel Thomas - trumpet
  • Dennis Kelly - pedal steel guitar
  • Joyce Raskin - vocals on "Ashamed of the Story I Told"

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Music From the Adventures of Pete & Pete - Polaris | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  2. ^ "Music from the Adventures of Pete & Pete | Polaris". thebandpolaris.bandcamp.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  3. ^ a b "Polaris – Music from the Adventures of Pete & Pete [Reissue] | Album Reviews | Consequence of Sound". consequenceofsound.net. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  4. ^ "Polaris - About | Facebook". facebook.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  5. ^ "Music From the Adventures of Pete & Pete - Polaris | Credits | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23.