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  • The Freed Weed (1990)
    1. Temporary Dream
    2. New Worship
    3. Subtle Holy Gift
    4. My Own Religion
    5. Ride the Darker Wave
    6. More Simple
    7. Jealous of Jesus
    8. Mr. Genius Eyes
    9. Perfect Power
    10. Feeding Evil
    11. Sexual Confusion
    12. Three Times a Day
    13. Gate to Hell
    14. Broken
    15. Whitey Peach
    16. I Can't See
    17. Take My Hand
    18. Pound My Skinny Head
    19. I Believe in Fate
    20. Waited Forever
    21. Slightest Suggestion
    22. It's So Hard to Fall in Love
    23. Brand New Love
    24. Burning Out
    25. Little Man
    26. Punch in the Nose
    27. Loose 'n' Screw
    28. Jealous Evil
    29. Moldy Bread
    30. Bridge Was You
    31. Bolder
    32. True Hardcore
    33. Stop the Wheel
    34. Made Real
    35. Level Anything
    36. Soul Mate
    37. Nest
    38. Narrow Stories
    39. Yellow Submarine
    40. Wall of Doubt
    41. Crumbs

  • Smash Your Head on the Punk Rock (1992)
    1. Cry Sis
    2. Brand New Love
    3. Notsur Dnuora Selcric
    4. Vampire
    5. Good Things
    6. Cecilia Chime in Melee
    7. Everybody's Been Burned
    8. Junk Bonds
    9. New Worship
    10. Mean Distance
    11. Pink Moon
    12. Mind Meld

  • Bubble and Scrape (1993)
    1. Soul and Fire
    2. Two Years Two Days
    3. Fantastic Disaster
    4. Telecosmic Alchemy
    5. Happily Divided
    6. Sister
    7. Cliche
    8. Sacred Attention
    9. Elixir Is Zog
    10. Emma Get Wild
    11. Sixteen
    12. Homemade
    13. Forced Love
    14. No Way Out
    15. Bouquet for a Siren
    16. Think (Let Tomorrow Bee)
    17. Flood
    18. Reject
    19. Sister
    20. Bouquet for a Siren
    21. Emma Get Wild
    22. Flood / Ken
    23. Messin' Around
    24. Visibly Wasted II
    25. You Are Going Down
    26. Old Daze
    27. Part 1- Lou
    28. Part 2 - Eric
    29. Part 3 - Eric
    30. Part 4 - Jason
    31. Happily Divided
    32. Soul and Fire (Acoustic Demo)

    Bubble and Scrape is the fourth album by American indie rock band, Sebadoh. It was released by Sub Pop in April 1993. Bubble and Scrape was the final Sebadoh album to feature founding member Eric Gaffney. Like its predecessor, Sebadoh III, Bubble and Scrape features songwriting contributions from all three members: co-founders Gaffney and Lou Barlow, and Jason Loewenstein. Unlike the first three official Sebadoh albums, however, Barlow's contributions are mostly electric, with one exception being the acoustic duet, "Think (Let Tomorrow Bee)." Bubble and Scrape was the first Sebadoh album to be recorded entirely in the studio, marking a departure from the lo-fi sound of their previous albums. In addition to the greater use of electric guitars and the higher production value, the album features longer songs and more sophisticated song arrangements, paving the way for their more polished future albums, starting with Bakesale in 1994. Critics not only praised the strength of Barlow compositions like "Soul and Fire" and "Think (Let Tomorrow Bee)," but noted Loewenstein's emergence as a songwriter. It was ranked #9 in the NME's "Top 30 Heartbreak Albums" list in 2000. The album was especially well-reviewed upon its reissue in 2008, with Matthew Fiander of Pop Matters writing, "It is an album that stands to benefit from a second life, and gives us as listeners the chance to hear a recording that we may remember but possibly overlooked the first time around." Amy Granzin of Pitchforkmedia wrote that it "may be the band's holistic best ," and that it "marked the point at which Sebadoh's aesthetic evolved from 'quick, where's the four-track?' to reasonably well-crafted indie rock." Read more on Last.fm.

  • Bakesale (1994)
    1. License to Confuse
    2. Careful
    3. Magnet's Coil
    4. Not a Friend
    5. Not Too Amused
    6. Dreams
    7. Skull
    8. Got It
    9. S. Soup
    10. Give Up
    11. Rebound
    12. Mystery Man
    13. Temptation Tide
    14. Drama Mine
    15. Together or Alone

    Bakesale is the fifth album by American indie rock band, Sebadoh. It was released by Sub Pop in 1994. Bakesale was the first Sebadoh album released following the departure of founding member, Eric Gaffney. The band remained a three piece with the addition of drummer Bob Fay, who joined other founding member, Lou Barlow, and Jason Loewenstein. The album cover is a photograph of a one-year-old Lou Barlow, taken by his mother. As a result of Gaffney's departure, the songwriting on Bakesale was handled primarily by Barlow and Loewenstein, with Fay contributing the lone track, "Temptation Tide." The album continues the band's departure from the largely acoustic, lo-fi sound and shorter song structures that characterized their first three albums, and boasts a more polished production value than previous Sebadoh albums. This helped the band not only expand its underground following but flirt with mainstream success, and several singles and even a few music videos were released from the album. Critics cited Bakesale as the band's most accessible album to date, with the strong songwriting of Barlow and Loewenstein benefiting from the more polished production. The album was included in a number of year-end lists in 1994, including Spin's "20 Best Albums of '94" (#16), the Village Voice's "1994 Pazz & Jop Critics Poll" (#20), the NME's "25 Best Albums of 1994" (#27), and Mojo's "25 Best Albums of 1994" (unranked). In July 2008, it was listed by Pitchforkmedia as one of the publication's 20 favorite Sub Pop albums, with Stuart Berman writing that it represented "a long overdue document of the band's pop prowess" for many longtime fans. Read more on Last.fm.

  • Harmacy (1996)
    1. On Fire
    2. Prince-S
    3. Ocean
    4. Nothing Like You
    5. Crystal Gypsy
    6. Beauty of the Ride
    7. Mind Reader
    8. Sforzando!
    9. Willing to Wait
    10. Hillbilly II
    11. Zone Doubt
    12. Too Pure
    13. Worst Thing
    14. Love to Fight
    15. Perfect Way
    16. Can't Give Up
    17. Open Ended
    18. Weed Against Speed
    19. I Smell a Rat

    Harmacy is the sixth album by American indie rock band, Sebadoh. It was released by Sub Pop in 1996. It is the second and final Sebadoh album to feature drummer Bob Fay, who replaced founding member Eric Gaffney in 1994. The album cover features a photograph of a pharmacy in Cashel, Ireland, taken by band member Jason Loewenstein on tour. The missing "P" gave the album its title. As with its predecessor, Bakesale, the songwriting on Harmacy was handled primarily by Loewenstein and founding member, Lou Barlow, with Fay contributing the lone track, "Sforzando!," and the band covering "I Smell a Rat" by American hard rock band, The Bags. Like Bakesale, the album found Sebadoh flirting "with (relatively) polished production", as well as a pervasive use of electric guitars and longer song structures, marking a clear departure from the band's lo-fi, often acoustic earlier albums like their landmark release, Sebadoh III (1991). Released in the wake of Barlow's Top 40 hit, "Natural One," with his band Folk Implosion, Harmacy became Sebadoh's first charting album in the U.S., expanding on the success of Bakesale [3], and yielding the Modern Rock Tracks hit, "Ocean." The album was well-received by critics, albeit less so than Bakesale. Stephen Thompson of The Onion's A.V. Club wrote that Harmacy "doesn't have Bakesale's considerable staying power as a whole, but the strong balance of soft pop songs ("Too Pure," "Perfect Way," the elegant pop ballad " Willing to Wait") and abrasively punky rock songs ("Love To Fight," "Mind Reader," "Can't Give Up") still holds together somehow." Harmacy was included on several year-end lists in 1996, including Rolling Stone's "Ten Best Albums" (#8), the Village Voice's "Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll" (#36), and the NME's critics' poll (#38). Read more on Last.fm.

  • Defend Yourself (2013)
    1. I Will
    2. Love You Here
    3. Beat
    4. Defend yr Self
    5. Oxygen
    6. Once
    7. Inquiries
    8. State Of Mine
    9. Final Days
    10. Can't Depend
    11. Let It Out
    12. Listen
    13. Separate