Strange Negotiations

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Strange Negotiations
Studio album by David Bazan
Released May 24, 2011 (2011-05-24)
Recorded November–December 2010
Studio Bazan's home studio, Seattle, Washington, United States
Genre Indie rock
Language English
Label Barsuk
David Bazan chronology
Live at Electrical Audio
Strange Negotiations

Strange Negotiations is David Bazan's second full-length studio album, released on May 24, 2011.[1][2] The recording of the album began in early November 2010, and was funded by pre-order purchases.[3] Recording and mixing of the album were finished December 24, 2010. It was mastered by T.W. Walsh. The album peaked at number 32 on Billboard Magazine's Top Rock Album charts.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by David Bazan, except Eating Paper and Messes: words by David Bazan, music by Jason Martin and David Bazan

  1. "Wolves at the Door"
  2. "Level with Yourself"
  3. "Future Past"
  4. "People"
  5. "Virginia"
  6. "Eating Paper"
  7. "Messes"
  8. "Don't Change"
  9. "Strange Negotiations"
  10. "Won't Let Go"


The album was covered on NPR's "All Things Considered".[5] The Onion's AV club gave the album a "B."[6] Paste Magazine gave the album an 8.4.[7]


  1. ^ "Bazan: Strange Negotiations". 2011-05-24. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  2. ^ "News – FIRST IMPRESSIONS: David Bazan, "Strange Negotiations"". FILTER Magazine. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  3. ^ "I Helped Bazan Make A Record!". 2010-11-01. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  4. ^ "David Bazan". AllMusic. 2006-07-27. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  5. ^ Bazan, David (2011-05-24). "David Bazan: Fighting His Conscience". NPR. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  6. ^ Williams, Christian (2011-06-07). "David Bazan: Strange Negotiations | Music | Music Review". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 
  7. ^ "David Bazan: Strange Negotiations :: Music :: Reviews :: Paste". 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2012-05-22. 

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