Prog (album)

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Studio album by The Bad Plus
Released 8 May 2007
Recorded September 2006 at Pachyderm Studio, Cannon Falls, Minnesota, USA
Genre Jazz
Length 64:52
Label Heads Up
Producer Tony Platt, The Bad Plus
The Bad Plus chronology
Suspicious Activity?
(2005)Suspicious Activity?2005
For All I Care
(2008)For All I Care2008
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Prog is the fifth studio album recorded by jazz trio The Bad Plus. Like previous Bad Plus recordings, Prog features several covers including "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Tears for Fears, "Life on Mars?" by David Bowie, and "Tom Sawyer" by Rush. It was released on 8 May 2007.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" (Chris Hughes, Roland Orzabal, Ian Stanley) – 5:34
  2. "Physical Cities" (Reid Anderson) – 9:08
  3. "Life on Mars?" (David Bowie) – 6:02
  4. "Mint" (Ethan Iverson) – 5:20
  5. "Giant" (Anderson) – 8:44
  6. "Thriftstore Jewelry" (David King) – 5:36
  7. "Tom Sawyer" (Pye Dubois, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart) – 5:10
  8. "This Guy's in Love with You" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 4:43
  9. "The World is the Same" (Anderson) – 9:08
  10. "1980 World Champion" (King) – 5:03


  1. ^ "PROG by The Bad Plus". Metacritic. Retrieved 14 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Tamarkin, Jeff. "Review: Prog". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-10-21.