Yellow No. 5 (EP)

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Yellow No. 5
Yellow No. 5.jpg
EP by Heatmiser
Released April 26, 1994
Recorded November 1992; February 1994 at C.A.M.M
Genre Indie rock, alternative rock
Length 11:54
Label Frontier
Producer Heatmiser
Heatmiser chronology
Dead Air
(1993)Dead Air1993
Yellow No. 5
Cop and Speeder
(1994)Cop and Speeder1994

Yellow No. 5 is an EP by American alternative rock band Heatmiser, released in 1994 by record label Frontier between the albums Dead Air (1993) and Cop and Speeder (1994).


Yellow No. 5 was recorded in February 1994 at "C.A.M.M", except for "Wake", recorded in November 1992. It was produced by Heatmiser, with the production being assisted by Eric Hedford, then of The Dandy Warhols (Heatmiser band member Tony Lash would later produce several of their records).


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Trouser Press opined that the EP had "more personality and varied approaches" than Dead Air.[2] Nitsuh Abebe of AllMusic called the EP the group's most accessible and "poppy" release.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Wake" Elliott Smith 1:24
2. "Fortune 500" Neil Gust 2:00
3. "The Corner Seat" Smith 2:35
4. "Idler" Smith 3:23
5. "Junior Mint" Gust 2:32


  • Eric Hedford – production assistance
  • Colin Burns – cover illustration
  • J.J. Gonson – sleeve photography


  1. ^ a b Abebe, Nitsuh. "Yellow No. 5 – Heatmiser | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. AllRovi. Retrieved April 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ Azerrad, Michael; Robbins, Ira. " :: Heatmiser". Trouser Press. Retrieved April 26, 2013. 

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