Slick Dogs and Ponies

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Slick Dogs and Ponies
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Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 29, 2008
GenreIndie rock, garage rock
ProducerJason Hill
Louis XIV chronology
The Distances from Everyone to You
Slick Dogs and Ponies

Slick Dogs and Ponies is the third studio album from American garage rock band, Louis XIV. Its release date was January 29, 2008.

The album was leaked on torrent networks on January 18, 2008 after the band temporarily added all of the songs to their MySpace page.


Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[2]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media(2.5/10)[4]

Initial critical response to Slick Dogs and Ponies was negative. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 37, based on 10 reviews.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Guilt By Association"
  2. "Air Traffic Control"
  3. "Misguided Sheep"
  4. "There's a Traitor in This Room"
  5. "Sometimes You Just Want To"
  6. "Tina"
  7. "Stalker"
  8. "Free Won't Be What it Used to Be"
  9. "Swarming of the Bees"
  10. "Hopesick"
  11. "Slick Dogs and Ponies"

Bonus Tracks[edit]

iTunes Deluxe Bundle[6]

  1. "Air Traffic Control (Oxygen Remix)"
  2. "Eleanor Rigby"
  3. "Thief In The Choir (Feat. Brandon Flowers)"

Hot Topic Exclusive

  1. "Money Bunny"
  2. "Actors and Singers"


  1. "Dirty Knees"

Independent Retail

  1. "Save a Prayer"
  2. "Ride a White Swan"


  1. ^ a b "Louis XIV:Slick Dogs and Ponies (2008): Reviews". Metacritic. CNET Networks, Inc. Retrieved 2009-03-19.
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ "Album Reviews". Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  4. ^ Pitchfork Media review Archived 2008-02-28 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Music Reviews, Features, Essays, News, Columns, Blogs, MP3s and Videos - PopMatters". Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Louis XIV - Slick Dogs and Ponies B-sides". Retrieved 2009-11-29.

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