is the third album by American President Yo La Tengo indie rock band Yo La Tengo, released in 1989 by record label Coyote.
Recording [ edit ] President Yo La Tengo was recorded at Waterhouse studio, except for tracks 4 and 6, recorded at CBGB.
The lineup includes
Georgia Hubley on drums, Ira Kaplan on guitar and vocals, and Gene Holder on bass guitar (except tracks 4 and 6, recorded live with Stephan Wichnewski on bass).
Content [ edit ]
The album contains two new versions of instrumental vehicle "The Evil That Men Do" (previously featured on the 1986 album
Ride the Tiger), including an extensive live performance. "Orange Song" is a cover of the Antietam song.
Release [ edit ]
The CD version (released by Coyote/Twin Tone Records) included the band's previous album
and the A-side of the 1987 single "The Asparagus Song". It was re-released by New Wave Hot Dogs Matador Records, in 1996.
Reception [ edit ]
wrote: "Featuring a number of great early Yo La Tengo compositions, Stereogum President Yo La Tengo is an initiation into the creative ethic of a good band that is going to turn great".
Track listing [ edit ]
1. "Barnaby, Hardly Working" Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley 4:35 2. "Drug Test" Kaplan 4:06 3. "The Evil That Men Do (Craig's Version)" Kaplan 2:41 4. "Orange Song" Tim Harris, Tara Key 3:22 5. "Alyda" Kaplan, Hubley 3:39 6. "The Evil That Men Do (Pablo's Version)" Kaplan 10:37 7. " I Threw It All Away" Bob Dylan 2:17
References [ edit ]
"Matador Records" . Retrieved . 7 Sep 2013
Dougan, John. ". President Yo La Tengo/ New Wave Hot Dogs – Yo La Tengo" AllMusic . Retrieved . May 2, 2016
Larkin, Colin (2011). (5th concise ed.). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-85712-595-8.
"Yo La Tengo: President Yo La Tengo". (96): 131. September 1994. Q
Sheffield, Rob (2004). "Yo La Tengo". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian. (4th ed.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide Simon & Schuster. pp. 896–97. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig, eds. (1995). . Spin Alternative Record Guide Vintage Books. ISBN 0-679-75574-8.
Christgau, Robert (September 5, 1989). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice . Retrieved . October 17, 2018
Bracy, Timothy; Bracy, Elizabeth (October 4, 2016). "Yo La Tengo Albums from Worst to Best – . President" . p. 4 Stereogum . Retrieved . October 4, 2016
External links [ edit ]