Sold Out (Squirrel Nut Zippers album)

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Sold Out
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Studio album by Squirrel Nut Zippers
Released September 2, 1997
Genre Jazz and swing
Label Mammoth Records
Producer Ken Mosher
Squirrel Nut Zippers chronology
Hot
(1996)Hot1996
Sold Out
(1997)
Roasted Right
(1997)Roasted Right1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Sold Out is an exclusive 6-track EP by the American band Squirrel Nut Zippers, released in 1997, and originally only available direct from the band's live shows or website. Digital versions of the album are now sold by online music retailers.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "St. Louis Cemetery Blues" (Mathus) – 3:32
  2. "Bedlam Ballroom (Live)" (Guess) – 2:40
  3. "Pallin' With Al (Live)" (Maxwell) – 2:49
  4. "La Grippe (Live)" (Matthus) – 6:57
  5. "I Raise Hell" (Jones) – 5:00
  6. "Fell To Pieces" (Mathus) 3:38 (with hidden tracks: – 12:48)

Hidden tracks[edit]

(These appear after a period of silence on the "Fell To Pieces" track):

  1. "Pippo's Circus Theme" - starts at 5:39, ends at 7:24
  2. "Santa Claus Is Smoking Reefer" - starts at 7:26, ends at 9:30
  3. "If You Were Mine (Live)" - starts at 9:33, ends at 12:48

Details[edit]

  • "St. Louis Cemetery Blues" was originally intended for the album Perennial Favorites and features Andrew Bird on violin.
  • Jingles from the Squirrel Brand Candy Company are featured after "Bedlam Ballroom" and "I Raise Hell."
  • "Fell to Pieces" was reportedly recorded at the Zippers' second practice session in 1993.

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

The band Bio Ritmo appears on "La Grippe". Bio Ritmo includes: