This Is Our Music (Galaxie 500 album)

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This Is Our Music
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Studio album by Galaxie 500
Released 1990
Recorded 1990
Length 48:54
Label Rough Trade
Producer Mark Kramer
Galaxie 500 chronology
On Fire
This Is Our Music
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 8.3/10 link
Robert Christgau B− link
Tiny Mix Tapes 5/5 stars link
Select 5/5 medals[1]

This Is Our Music is the third and final album by Galaxie 500, released in 1990 on the record label Rough Trade. It was recorded at Noise New York in New York City. The album title was lifted from the 1960 album of the same name by jazz legend Ornette Coleman. The Brian Jonestown Massacre, in turn, referenced the title with their 2003 release And This Is Our Music.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Galaxie 500, except as noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Fourth of July" 5:35
2. "Hearing Voices" 3:34
3. "Spook" 4:35
4. "Summertime" 5:59
5. "Way Up High" 4:03
6. "Listen, the Snow Is Falling" (Yoko Ono) 7:48
7. "Sorry" 4:15
8. "Melt Away" 4:35
9. "King of Spain, Pt. 2" 5:07
Total length: 48:54


  • Rykodisc
  • 20/20/20
    • 2010
    • Released on vinyl LP and CD. Vinyl version contains no bonus tracks.
    • CD version contains "Here She Comes Now" and the live album Copenhagen as a bonus disc.





  1. ^ Andrew Perry. "This is Our Music". Select. Retrieved 19 May 2015.