The Cat and the Cobra

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The Cat and the Cobra
The Cat and the Cobra cover.jpg
Studio album by Les Savy Fav
Released October 19, 1999
Recorded June 9-June 18, 1999
Genre Art punk
Post-hardcore
Length 49:47
Label Frenchkiss Records/Self-Starter Foundation
Producer Nicholas Vernhes
Les Savy Fav chronology
3/5
(1997)
The Cat and the Cobra
(1999)
Emor: Rome Upside Down EP
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media (8.6/10) [2]

The Cat and the Cobra was the second album by Les Savy Fav. It was the first CD released by Frenchkiss Records, bassist Syd Butler's label. The vinyl LP was released by Self-Starter Foundation. The first track, "The Orchard," features guest backing vocals by Toko Yasuda, who later went on to play in Enon.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Orchard" – 3:19
  2. "We've Got Boxes" – 3:59
  3. "Who Rocks the Party" – 2:31
  4. "Wake Up!" – 3:21
  5. "Roadside Memorial" – 6:20
  6. "Dishonest Don, Pt. I" – 1:34
  7. "Dishonest Don, Pt. II" – 3:57
  8. "The End" – 3:22
  9. "This Incentive" – 3:19
  10. "Reformat" – 3:12
  11. "Titan"/"Our Coastal Hymn (live, hidden track)" – 14:53

Credits[edit]

  • Tim Harrington (vocals)
  • Gibb Slife (guitar)
  • Harrison Haynes (drums)
  • Seth Jabour (guitar)
  • Syd Butler (bass guitar)

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