They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (band)

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They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Origin Vancouver, British Columbia
Genres Indie rock
Years active 2003 – present
Labels Kill Rock Stars
Associated acts Collapsing Opposites, Apollo Ghosts, Miracle Fortress, Shapes and Sizes, Hot Loins, The Weather, Dada Swing, Bible Belts, Run Chico Run

They Shoot Horses, Don't They? was a rock and roll band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The band's final show was on April 27, 2008 at the Astoria in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Their debut album Boo Hoo Hoo Boo was released on the Kill Rock Stars label February 21, 2006. KRS released Pick Up Sticks on June 5, 2007. Both full-length albums were recorded by Colin Stewart at the Hive, in Burnaby, BC. The self-titled EP was recorded by Jesse Gander, also at the Hive.

Keyboardist Chris Alscher (also known as Chris-A-Riffic) is also a regular guest host on CBC Radio 3. Saxophonist Ryan McCormick also plays in Collapsing Opposites.


They Shoot Horses (EP) (2004)[edit]

    1. Transmitting
    2. Hit My Head
    3. The Farthest Reaching
    4. Sad Sack

Boo Hoo Hoo Boo (2006)[edit]

    1. Emptyhead
    2. Hiccup
    3. Sunlight
    4. Seeds
    5. The Bugs
    6. Three
    7. Concussion
    8. Big Dot
    9. Low Life
    10. Words
    11. Apple

Pick Up Sticks (2007)[edit]

Pick Up Sticks
Studio album by They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Released June 5, 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Prefix 5/10 stars [1]
    1. One Last Final Push (2:54)
    2. The Guest (3:09)
    3. A Place Called La (4:05)
    4. Speck of Dust (4:32)
    5. That's a Good Question (4:22)
    6. The Hallway (3:24)
    7. What is That? (3:21)
    8. Busted Bell (5:30)
    9. You Know Me (4:21)
    10. Wrong Directions (3:00)

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