Painful - Yo La Tengo
Track Listing
  1. Big Day Coming
  2. From a Motel 6
  3. Double Dare
  4. Superstar-Watcher
  5. Nowhere Near
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  1. Big Day Coming
  2. From a Motel 6
  3. Double Dare
  4. Superstar-Watcher
  5. Nowhere Near
  6. Sudden Organ
  7. A Worrying Thing
  8. I Was the Fool Beside You for Too Long
  9. The Whole of the Law
  10. Big Day Coming
  11. I Heard You Looking
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Yo La Tengo made a major creative leap forward with 1992's May I Sing with Me, where their yin-and-yang mix of quiet and loud finally began to work as well as it was meant to, but 1993's Painful was where they truly hit their stride, their first album to confirm they were one of the best independent bands extant. Ira Kaplan's buzzy guitar freakouts had made it to vinyl before, but Painful gave them better context, with songs that were well suited to his noisy style. "Sudden Organ" introduced the Ace-Tone keyboard that would ...

Painful 1997, Matador

UPC: 744861006923

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Painful 1997, Matador

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