Several Shades of Why

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Several Shades of Why
Studio album by J Mascis
Released March 15, 2011
Genre Folk rock
Length 41:12
Label Sub Pop
Producer J Mascis
J Mascis chronology
J Mascis Live at CBGB's
(2006)J Mascis Live at CBGB's2006
Several Shades Of Why
Tied to a Star
(2014)Tied to a Star2014
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
American Songwriter4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club(B-)[3]
Now4/5 stars[6]
Paste Magazine(8.2/10)[7]
Pitchfork Media(7.9/10)[8]
Uncut4/5 stars[11]
Under the Radar(7/10)[11]

Several Shades of Why is the debut solo studio album by Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis, released March 15, 2011 on Sub Pop Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by J Mascis (unless stated).

1."Listen to Me"3:10
2."Several Shades of Why"4:55
3."Not Enough"3:13
4."Very Nervous and Love"4:47
5."Is it Done"4:50
6."Make it Right"3:46
7."Where Are You"3:59
8."Too Deep"2:30
9."Can I"5:25
10."What Happened"4:37
Total length:41:12

Bonus tracks[edit]



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  2. ^ "J. Mascis: Several Shades of Why". American Songwriter. 2011-03-15. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  3. ^ Murray, Noel (2011-03-15). "J Mascis: Several Shades Of Why · Music Review · The A.V. Club". Retrieved 2014-02-20. 
  4. ^ "Reviews - J Mascis". FILTER Magazine. 2011-03-15. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  5. ^ "NME Album Reviews - Album Review: J Mascis - Several Shades of Why (Sub Pop)". Nme.Com. 2011-03-09. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  6. ^ Trapunski, Richard. "J Mascis - Several Shades Of Why". Now. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  7. ^ Wyeth, Wyndham (2011-03-31). "Paste". Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  8. ^ "J Mascis: Several Shades of Why | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 2011-03-17. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  9. ^ Fiander, Matthew. "J Mascis: Several Shades of Why < PopMatters". Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  10. ^ "J Mascis, 'Several Shades of Why' (Sub Pop)". SPIN. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  11. ^ a b brianjeremy. "Critic Reviews for Several Shades of Why at Metacritic". Retrieved 2012-03-03.