On Golden Smog

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On Golden Smog
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EP by Golden Smog
Released December 11, 1992
Genre Pop
Length 21:54
Label Crackpot (original)/Rykodisc (1996 reissue)
Producer Paul Pacific
Golden Smog chronology
On Golden Smog
Down by the Old Mainstream
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Allmusic 2.5/5 stars (2.5/5) link

On Golden Smog was the debut EP from Golden Smog, released on December 11, 1992, the album consists entirely of cover songs. The album sleeve art was by the band's then-drummer, Chris Mars. The track "Shooting Star" was featured in the 1994 film Clerks.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Son (We've Kept the Room Just the Way You Left It)" – 4:26 - A Michaelangelo cover.
  2. "Easy To Be Hard" – 3:20 - A Hair Cover. (Sung by The Jayhawks' Gary Louris)
  3. "Shooting Star" – 4:44 - A Bad Company Cover. (Sung by Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner).
  4. "Back Street Girl" – 3:55 - A Rolling Stones Cover.
  5. "Cowboy Song" – 5:29 - A Thin Lizzy Cover. (Sung by Soul Asylum roadie, Bill Sullivan).