Ode to Io

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Ode to Io
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Studio album by Lowrider
Released 19 September 2000
Recorded November 1999 at KM Studios, Karlskoga, Sweden
Genre Stoner Rock
Length 52:36
Label Meteor City
Lowrider chronology
Nebula/Lowrider
(1999)Nebula/Lowrider1999
Ode to Io
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.0/5 stars[1]

Ode to Io is the only full-length album from Lowrider, released on Meteor City.[2][3]

Controversial upon its release for its dangerous similarity to stoner rock godfathers Kyuss, it has since developed a strong cult following after the band disbanded in 2003. Currently it is out of print.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Caravan" - 3:30 (Bergstrand)
  2. "Flat Earth" - 5:35 (Bergstrand)
  3. "Convoy V" - 5:14 (Bergstrand)
  4. "Dust Settlin'" - 5:04 (Bergstrand)
  5. "Sun Devil" - 1:15 (Hellquist)
  6. "Anchor" - 5:38 (Bergstrand/Hellquist)
  7. "Texas Pt I & II" - 7:34 (Bergstrand/Hellquist)
  8. "Riding Shotgun" - 6:06 (Bergstrand)
  9. "Saguaro" - 5:20 (Bergstrand/Hellquist)
  10. "Ode to Io" - 7:15 (Bergstrand)

Personnel[edit]

  • Andreas Eriksson - Drums
  • Peder Bergstrand - Basses, Vocals
  • Niclas Stalfors - Guitars
  • Ola Hellquist - Lead Guitars, Vocals

Credits[edit]

Recorded at KM Studios Karlskoga Sweden

The 1st & 3rd week of November 1999

Mixed & Mastered at KM Studios by Andreas Eriksson 2000

Album Photos by Daniel Onnerlov

Cutout Illustrations by Anatol Bolanowski

Cover Concept & Layout by Karate Kommando

Lyrics: Bergstrand/Stalfors/Hellquist/Eriksson

Opening Riff on Track 2 by Felix Daneken Jr.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. Ode to Io at AllMusic. Retrieved January 27, 2012.
  2. ^ "Lowrider - Ode to Io". discogs.com. Retrieved on February 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "Lowrider - Ode to Io". mtv.com. Retrieved on February 3, 2014.