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Guided By Voices - Do The Collapse flac album
Do The Collapse
Indie Rock
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Do the Collapse is the 11th album by Dayton, Ohio indie rock group Guided by Voices. In contrast with their lo-fi reputation, the album features glossy production work from Ric Ocasek, which drew a mixed reception from critics and fans. Teenage FBI" was featured on the soundtrack to the Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV-series. It was also featured on NCAA Football 2006. Hold On Hope" was featured on the Scrubs episode "My Occurrence" as well as the 2000 film Attraction

Deutsch English Español Français Italiano 日本語. All Versions. Guided By Voices ‎– Do The Collapse. Label: EastWest ‎– 3984-29489-2.

Do the Collapse Tracklist. 1. Teenage FBI Lyrics.

Guided by Voices grew a fanbase that loved the band’s cheap approach to recording just as much as they loved the songs. So when band leader Robert Pollard wondered what his songs might sound like if he put the time and energy into recording them in a full-fledged studio, many fans became uncomfortable. But, ‘Do the Collapse’ has enough moments of brilliance to make it an essential piece of any GBV fan's music collection and we didn’t even cover all of the genuinely good songs on the album.

99 Record label: TVT Records Genre(s): Rock. 80 Music-Critic Score How the Music Critic Score works. Surgically Focused by: mark feldman. For the entire 13 years of his band's existence, GBV have continued to be the first and foremost in combining the "lo-fi" sound with '60s pop influences and lyrics that make absolutely no real sense.

One school of thought regarding Guided By Voices considers the band in their element with a four-track, turning out impressionist albums of fragmented, mini-pop songs. The other claims that they're a great pop band that has never made a great pop album because of their adherence to the four-track. Maybe frontman Robert Pollard is among the latter camp, since Do the Collapse is their first effort recorded in a full-fledged studio with a real producer, namely Ric Ocasek.

Guided by Voices (GBV) is an American indie rock band formed in 1983 in Dayton, Ohio. It has made frequent personnel changes but always maintained the presence of principal songwriter Robert Pollard, who founded the group with guitarists Mitch Mitchell, Tobin Sprout, Jim Pollard, and drummer Kevin Fennell.

The twenty-eighth studio album under the Guided By Voices name, Warp And Woof, follows hot on the heels of February’s double release Zeppelin Over China. At thirty-two tracks, with some even exceeding the three minute mark, Zeppelin Over China inevitably diluted its overall effect, despite containing some classic cuts. Cohesive Scoops’ is GBV at their most radio-friendly and wouldn’t sound out of place on 1999’s Do The Collapse. Down The Island’ slows the pace with a reflective ballad born out of the sound of rain and tape hiss.


1 Teenage FBI 2:54
2 Zoo Pie 2:19
3 Things I Will Keep 2:26
4 Hold On Hope 3:31
5 In Stitches 3:39
6 Dragons Awake! 2:08
7 Surgical Focus 3:48
8 Optical Hopscotch 3:02
9 Mushroom Art 1:48
10 Much Better Mr. Buckles 2:25
11 Wormhole 2:33
12 Strumpet Eye 1:58
13 Liquid Indian 3:39
14 Wrecking Now 2:34
15 Picture Me Big Time 4:02
16 An Unmarked Product 1:08
17 Avalanche Aminos 2:10

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – TVT Records
  • Copyright (c) – TVT Records
  • Manufactured By – Rock Records (Japan) Co. Ltd.
  • Licensed From – TVT Records
  • Recorded At – Electric Lady Studios
  • Mixed At – Electric Lady Studios
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound


  • Arranged By [String Arrangements], Violin – Dave Soldier*
  • Bass – Greg Demos
  • Cello – Ariane Lallemand
  • Design – Ben Wheelock
  • Drums – Jim MacPherson
  • Engineer [2nd Engineer] – Mike Tocci*
  • Engineer, Recorded By, Mixed By, Keyboards – Brian Sperber
  • Mastered By – George Marino
  • Performer [String Arrangements] – Soldier String Quartet*
  • Photography [Antique] – NCR Archive, The
  • Photography By [Band] – C. Taylor Crothers
  • Producer, Recorded By, Mixed By, Keyboards – Ric Ocasek
  • Viola – Dylan Williams
  • Violin – Theresa Salomon
  • Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards – Doug Gillard
  • Vocals, Guitar, Written-By – Robert Pollard


Recorded and mixed at Electric Lady Studios, NYC
Mastered at Sterling Sound, NYC

Track 17: Bonus Track

℗&© 1999 TVT Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 4 516192 120649
  • Barcode (Scan): 4516192120649

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
TVT-1980-2 Guided By Voices Do The Collapse ‎(CD, Album, Dig) TVT Records TVT-1980-2 US 1999
TVT 1980-1 Guided By Voices Do The Collapse ‎(LP, Album) TVT Records TVT 1980-1 US 1999
TVT-1980-1 Guided By Voices Do The Collapse ‎(LP, Album, RE, Tra) TVT Records TVT-1980-1 US 2015
TVT-1980-4 Guided By Voices Do The Collapse ‎(Cass, Album, S/Edition) TVT Records TVT-1980-4 US 1999
Cycle 001CD Guided By Voices Do The Collapse ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Cycle Cycle 001CD Netherlands 1999