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File Under: Easy Listening

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Released  September 6, 1994
Length  39:58
Artist  Sugar
Producer  Bob Mould
Recorded  1994
File Under Easy Listening (1994)  Besides (1995)
Release date  6 September 1994
Label  Rykodisc
File Under: Easy Listening httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen223Sug
Genres  Rock music, Alternative rock
Alternative rock albums  Black Sheets of Rain, The Last Dog and Pony Show, Poison Years, Candy Apple Grey, Warehouse: Songs and Stories

Sugar gift


File Under: Easy Listening (also known as F.U.E.L.) is the second (not counting the EP Beaster) and final album by Sugar. The song "Company Book" was written by bassist David Barbe; everything else was written by primary songwriter Bob Mould.

Contents

Sugar gift


Track listing

All tracks written by Bob Mould; except where indicated.

Personnel

  • Bob Mould - guitars, vocals
  • David Barbe - bass, vocals
  • Malcolm Travis - drums
  • Reception

    "F.U.E.L. finds former Hüsker Dü man Bob Mould exorcising more demons over a structured barrage of pop noises," observed Steve Lamacq in Q. "The sounds and textures come from the dark, brooding Beaster while the melodies are lifted from the poppier Copper Blue."

    "File Under Easy Listening is the kind of title that a third-rate death metal band would come with…" complained Clark Collis in Select. "Also, there's the production. Where tracks like 'Changes' or 'Hoover Dam' off Copper Blue leapt out of the speakers with all the unrestrained force and tang of a nuclear-powered kipper, most of F.U.E.L. would probably ask your auntie's permission before even turning up… And then, slowly but surely, it all begins to make sense."

    Charts

    Album
    Single

    Songs

    1Gift4:15
    2Company Book3:46
    3Your Favorite Thing3:51

    References

    File Under: Easy Listening Wikipedia


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