Annotation

The following artists made significant vocal contributions to the album, but are generally not considered regular members of the band; therefore, they currently have the "guest" attribute flagged on their performance ARs:
LD Beghtol, Dudley Klute and Shirley Simms.

Annotation last modified on 2010-04-24 04:00 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Absolutely Cuckoo
5 1:35
2 I Don’t Believe in the Sun
4.5 4:16
3 All My Little Words
5 2:46
4 A Chicken With Its Head Cut Off
4.5 2:42
5 Reno Dakota
4 1:05
6 I Don’t Want to Get Over You
5 2:23
7 Come Back From San Francisco
4.5 2:48
8 The Luckiest Guy on the Lower East Side
3.5 3:43
9 Let’s Pretend We’re Bunny Rabbits
4 2:25
10 The Cactus Where Your Heart Should Be
4 1:11
11 I Think I Need a New Heart
4 2:33
12 The Book of Love
4 2:42
13 Fido, Your Leash Is Too Long
4 2:34
14 How Fucking Romantic
3.5 0:59
15 The One You Really Love
4 2:53
16 Punk Love
4 0:58
17 Parades Go By
3.5 2:57
18 Boa Constrictor
3.5 0:59
19 A Pretty Girl Is Like…
3.5 1:51
20 My Sentimental Melody
5 3:08
21 Nothing Matters When We’re Dancing
4 2:27
22 Sweet‐Lovin’ Man
5 4:59
23 The Things We Did and Didn’t Do
4.5 2:11

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Stephin Merritt (tracks 1–23)
guest violin:
Ida Pearle (violinist) (track 8)
guest lead vocals:
LD Beghtol (tracks 3, 20)
Dudley Kludt (tracks 8, 14)
Shirley Simms (tracks 7, 18)
lead vocals:
Claudia Gonson (tracks 5, 22)
Stephin Merritt (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 9–13, 15–17, 19, 21, 23)
lyricist:
Stephin Merritt (tracks 1–23)
remasters:
later translated versions:
El libro del amor (track 12)
Todas mis palabras (track 3)
recording of:
Absolutely Cuckoo (track 1)
Boa Constrictor (track 18)
Parades Go By (track 17)
Punk Love (track 16)
Reno Dakota (track 5)
Sweet-Lovin’ Man (track 22)
The Book of Love (track 12)