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The Future Is Worse Than The Past

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Released  July 4, 1999
Length  01:02:28
Release date  4 July 1999
Label  Spunky Monkey Music
Recorded  1978-1996
Artist  R. Stevie Moore
Producer  Irwin Chusid
Comeback Special (1998)  The Future Is Worse Than The Past (1999)
The Future Is Worse Than The Past (1999)  I'll Say It's My Fault (1999)
Genres  Lo-fi music, Art rock, Power pop
Similar  Contact Risk, Has‑Beens and Never‑Weres, (1952–19??), Teenage Spectacular, Greatesttits

The Future Is Worse Than The Past is a compilation album by DIY home recording pioneer R. Stevie Moore. It was released on July 4, 1999. It was the first of four R. Stevie Moore albums released by the German record label Pink Lemon.

Contents

Critical reception

When the album was released, Billboard wrote, "... Moore steps into the fore with yet another collection of lo-fi symphonies... Unsung by all save a small cult, Moore deserves a wider audience. Perhaps this fine release will help him find it."

Track listing

All the songs were written by R. Stevie Moore, except where noted.

  1. "Found a Job" (David Byrne) – 4:47
  2. "Misplacement" – 3:27
  3. "Everyone, But Everyone" – 6:59
  4. "Where We Are Right Now" – 3:13
  5. "Academy Fight Song" (Clint Conley) – 3:08
  6. "Oh Baby Baby Baby" – 2:56
  7. "Rose Garden" (Joe South) – 2:56
  8. "Bladder" – 7:03
  9. "Play Myself Some Music" – 3:43
  10. "Idiot Opium" – 5:50
  11. "Column 88" – 3:35
  12. "Fletcher Honorama" (Ron Mael) – 3:00
  13. "Once And For All" – 3:05
  14. "Backbone Break" – 0:50
  15. "Baby Scratch My Back" (Slim Harpo) – 3:04
  16. "For Vini" – 3:14
  17. "Disaster In The USA" – 2:14

Songs

1Found A Job4:47
2Misplacement3:28
3Everyone - But Everyone7:00

References

The Future Is Worse Than The Past Wikipedia


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