Red Line (album)

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Red Line
Red Line album.jpg
Studio album by Trans Am
Released September 5, 2000
Genre Post-rock
Length 73:18
Label Thrill Jockey
Trans Am chronology
Red Line
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork (8.7/10)[2]

Red Line is the fifth full-length album by Trans Am, released in 2000.

The track "Let's Take The Fresh Step Together" uses a timestretched sample of the default Windows 98 startup sound.

The track "Diabolical Cracker" was used in the Joseph Kosinski-directed Gears of War 2 trailer, entitled "Rendezvous", that debuted during E3 2008, with a shortened form of Alan Seeger's World War I poem I Have a Rendezvous with Death recited alongside.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Trans Am (Philip Manley, Nathan Means, Sebastian Thomson) unless noted:

  1. "Let's Take the Fresh Step Together"
  2. "I Want It All"
  3. "Casual Friday"
  4. "Polizei (Zu spät)"
  5. "Village in Bubbles"
  6. "For Now and Forever"
  7. "Play in the Summer"
  8. "Where Do You Want to Fuck Today?"
  9. "Don't Bundle Me"
  10. "Mr. Simmons"
  11. "Diabolical Cracker"
  12. "I'm Coming Down"
  13. "The Dark Gift"
  14. "Air and Space"
  15. "Talk You All Tight"
  16. "Lunar Landing"
  17. "Bad Cat"
  18. "Slow Response"
  19. "Getting Very Nervous"
  20. "Ragged Agenda" (Ian Svenonius, Trans Am)
  21. "Shady Groove"

Japan release extra tracks[edit]

  1. "Ragged Agenda (Spivvy Nice Mix)"
  2. "Grooveship Heights"
  3. "Shady Groove (Good Cat Mix)"

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Richard-San, Mark (2000-09-05). "Album Reviews: Trans Am: Red Line". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 
  3. ^ Anonymous Content's Rendezvous with Death in Gears of War.