Today Is the Day (EP)

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Today Is the Day
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EP by Yo La Tengo
Released 2003
Recorded 1999-2002
Genre Indie
Label Matador Records
Producer Roger Moutenot
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 75/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (7.6/10)[2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[3]

Today Is the Day is an EP by Yo La Tengo, released in 2003 on Matador Records. The title track is a rock version of a song from the album Summer Sun.

The EP features a cover of the song “Needle of Death” by Bert Jansch. The album artwork imitates the artwork for Ornette Coleman’s Something Else!!!!.[4][5]

In popular culture[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Today Is the Day" - 4:26
  2. "Styles of the Times" - 4:19
  3. "Outsmartener" - 2:56
  4. "Needle of Death" (Jansch) - 3:18
  5. "Dr. Crash" - 2:37
  6. "Cherry Chapstick" - 5:31


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  2. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review
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  6. ^ IGN: Major League Baseball 2K6 Goes Musically Massive