The Pariah, the Parrot, the Delusion

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The Pariah, the Parrot, the Delusion
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 9, 2009
LabelOhlone Recordings Independent Label Group
ProducerMatt Radosevich
Dredg chronology
Live at the Fillmore
The Pariah, the Parrot, the Delusion
Chuckles and Mr. Squeezy

The Pariah, the Parrot, the Delusion is the fourth studio album by American alternative rock band Dredg, released on June 9, 2009, on Ohlone Recordings. Bassist Drew Roulette describes the album as "a rock and roll record, filled with experimental journeys and eccentric jousts,"[1] and states that the album is inspired by a Salman Rushdie essay, entitled Imagine There Is No Heaven: A Letter to the Six Billionth Citizen.[1]

Two singles ("Saviour" and "I Don't Know") were released on iTunes on May 5, 2009. A third single, "Information", was released on May 22, 2009.

The liner notes dedicate the album to Deftones bassist Chi Cheng, who was left in a coma resulting from a catastrophic car accident while the band was working on the album.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars link link
Antiquiet5/5 stars link
Decoy Music5/5 stars link
Sputnikmusic3.5/5 stars link
The Tune(4.4/5) link

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dredg.

2."Drunk Slide"1:27
4."Stamp of Origin: Pessimistic"0:50
5."Light Switch"3:30
6."Gathering Pebbles"4:59
8."Stamp of Origin: Ocean Meets Bay"0:30
10."R U O K?"2:12
11."I Don't Know"3:45
12."Mourning This Morning"5:41
13."Stamp of Origin: Take a Look Around"0:58
14."Long Days and Vague Clues"1:52
15."Cartoon Showroom"4:18
17."Down to the Cellar"3:41
18."Stamp of Origin: Horizon"2:20


  1. ^ a b " - life without a pause // alternative music criticism, news, reviews, features".

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