|Horseshoes and Hand Grenades|
|Studio album by|
|Studio||Paisley Park Studios|
|Genre||Alternative Rock, Indie Rock|
|Producer||Chris Mars & Tom Herbers|
|Chris Mars chronology|
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The album contains the hit song "Popular Creeps," which denounces snooty high school cliques. Most songs seem to cover break-ups, mental illness, homelessness as a trend, alienation, and apparently the rest of his former band, The Replacements.
The track, "Better Days," is about being sick from school and experiencing hallucinations from tainted cold medicine.
Though Mars performs primarily as a one-man band, J.D. Foster plays the bass guitar.Dan Murphy and David Pirner from Soul Asylum guest on "Monkey Sees," "Before It Began," and "City Lights on Mars."
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