Volume 1 (The Besnard Lakes album)

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Volume 1
Studio album by The Besnard Lakes
Released 2003
Genre Alternative
Length 43:59
The Besnard Lakes chronology
Volume 1
The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (6.4/10) [1]

Volume 1 is the debut album from Canadian rock band The Besnard Lakes. Only a thousand copies were made for the 2003 release. The album was rereleased on a larger scale October 23, 2007.

The cover features the Princeton Similkameen Funeral Services home - the owner of which was charged in 2007 with fraud and offering an indignity to human remains. [1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Skyscraper Girls" 9:44
2. "This Thing" 4:35
3. "For Spy Turned Musician" 5:21
4. "Thomasina" 3:44
5. "You've Got to Want to Be a Star" 9:32
6. "Deep, Desultory Dream" 6:39
7. "Life Rarely Begins with Tungsten Film #1" 4:24