Paper Mâché Dream Balloon

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Paper Mâché Dream Balloon
Paper Mache Dream Balloon.jpg
Studio album by
Released13 November 2015 (2015-11-13)
Recorded
  • Early 2015 (tracks 1–11)
  • June 2015 (track 12)
Studio
  • Various homes, sheds, garages, apartments, hotels, tunnels (tracks 1–11)
  • The End, Brooklyn, New York (track 12)
Genre
Length33:46
Label
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard chronology
Quarters!
(2015)
Paper Mâché Dream Balloon
(2015)
Nonagon Infinity
(2016)
Singles from Paper Mâché Dream Balloon
  1. "Paper Mâché Dream Balloon"
    Released: 17 August 2015
  2. "Trapdoor"
    Released: 21 September 2015

Paper Mâché Dream Balloon is the seventh studio album by Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard. It was released on 13 November 2015 on the band's Bandcamp, and then a week later on Heavenly Records. The album was recorded with almost entirely acoustic instruments.[1]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic71/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[3]
The Guardian4/5 stars[4]
musicOMH4/5 stars[5]

Track listing[edit]

Vinyl releases have tracks 1–6 on side A, and tracks 7–12 on side B.[6]

All tracks are written by Stu Mackenzie unless otherwise specified.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Sense" 3:30
2."Bone" 2:16
3."Dirt"Joey Walker2:50
4."Paper Mâché Dream Balloon" 2:39
5."Trapdoor" 2:38
6."Cold Cadaver" 2:43
7."The Bitter Boogie"Mackenzie, Ambrose Kenny-Smith4:29
8."N.G.R.I. (Bloodstain)" 2:25
9."Time = Fate"Cook Craig2:26
10."Time = $$$" 2:04
11."Most of What I Like"Walker3:17
12."Paper Mâché"Craig, Mackenzie, Walker2:29
Total length:33:46

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from liner notes.[7]

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard

  • Stu Mackenzie – acoustic guitar, drums, piano, vocals, flute, clarinet, double bass, bass guitar, violin, percussion, sitar
  • Lucas Skinner – piano, bass guitar
  • Joey Walker – acoustic guitar, vocals, bass guitar, double bass
  • Cook Craig – acoustic guitar, vocals (track 9), double bass, percussion
  • Ambrose Kenny-Smith – vocals, harmonica
  • Michael Cavanagh – drums, bongo, conga
  • Eric Moore – "nothing"

Production

  • Stu Mackenzie – recording (tracks 1-11)
  • Lucas Skinner – recording (tracks 1-11)
  • Joey Walker – recording (tracks 1-11)
  • Jacob Portrait – recording (track 12)
  • Mikey Young – mixing
  • Joe Carra – mastering
  • Jason Galea – artwork, photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paper Mâché Dream Balloon". Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Reviews for Paper Mâché Dream Balloon by King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard". Metacritic. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  3. ^ Sendra, Tim. [1]. AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  4. ^ Hann, Michael (19 November 2015). "King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard: Paper Mâché Dream Balloon review – mellow, defuzzed psychedelia". The Guardian. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  5. ^ Measure, Rob (13 November 2015). "King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard – Paper Mâché Dream Balloon". musicOMH. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  6. ^ Paper Mâché Dream Balloon at Discogs (list of releases)
  7. ^ Track listing and credits as per liner notes for Paper Mâché Dream Balloon album

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