The Golden D

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The Golden D
Studio album by Graham Coxon
Released 12 June 2000
Recorded January 2000
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock, noise punk, lo-fi
Length 44:20
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Producer Graham Coxon
Graham Coxon chronology
The Sky Is Too High
The Golden D
Crow Sit on Blood Tree
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The Golden D is the second solo album by Blur guitarist Graham Coxon, released in 2000. This outing saw him come back with some heavier, even lower-fi guitars and vocals. With only one track reminiscent of The Sky Is Too High, "Keep Hope Alive," the album was a departure from both Blur and his previous work. The album features two covers, "Fame and Fortune" and "That's When I Reach for My Revolver", both from early eighties post punk band Mission of Burma. All other tracks were written by Coxon, who recorded all instruments, produced and mixed the album as well. The title of the album is a tongue in cheek reference to his favourite guitar chord, possibly at the time or a constant preference.

The album cover is a portion of Coxon's painting "The Blue Dog".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Jamie Thomas" – 2:32
  2. "The Fear" – 3:02
  3. "Satan i Gatan" – 3:18
  4. "Fame and Fortune" (Roger Miller)– 3:35
  5. "My Idea of Hell" – 2:14
  6. "Lake" – 7:34
  7. "Fags and Failure" – 1:54
  8. "Leave Me Alone" – 3:10
  9. "Keep Hope Alive" – 3:56
  10. "Oochy Woochy" – 4:24
  11. "That's When I Reach for My Revolver" (Clint Conley) – 3:58
  12. "Don't Think About Always" – 4:43

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