Fashion Nugget - Cake
Track Listing
  1. Frank Sinatra
  2. The Distance
  3. Friend Is a Four Letter Word
  4. Open Book
  5. Daria
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  1. Frank Sinatra
  2. The Distance
  3. Friend Is a Four Letter Word
  4. Open Book
  5. Daria
  6. Race Car Ya-Yas
  7. I Will Survive
  8. Stickshifts and Safetybelts
  9. Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
  10. It's Coming Down
  11. Nugget
  12. She'll Come Back to Me
  13. Italian Leather Sofa
  14. Sad Songs and Waltzes
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Sounding like a suburban, melodic, white funk-injected version of King Missile's performance art/standup comedy, "The Distance" became a novelty hit in the fall of 1996, sending Cake's second album, Fashion Nugget, to platinum status. Certainly, "The Distance" was the only reason Fashion Nugget went platinum, because the remainder of the album is too collegiate and arcane for mainstream music tastes. It isn't because it's obscure or intellectual -- it's because the band is smirking. An "ironic" cover of Gloria Gaynor's "I ...

Fashion Nugget 2001, Zomba

UPC: 731453286726

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Fashion Nugget 1996, Volcano Records

UPC: 614223286723

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