Several Shades of Why

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Several Shades of Why
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 15, 2011
Genre Folk rock
Label Sub Pop
Producer J Mascis
J Mascis chronology
J Mascis Live at CBGB's
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Filter (87/100) [4]
NME (6/10) [5]
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Paste Magazine (8.2/10) [7]
Pitchfork Media (7.9/10) [8]
Popmatters (7/10) [9]
Spin (7/10) [10]
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Under the Radar (7/10) [11]

Several Shades of Why is the debut solo studio album by Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis, released March 15, 2011 on Sub Pop Records.


Track listing

All tracks are written by J Mascis (unless stated).

1."Listen to Me"3:10
2."Several Shades of Why"4:55
3."Not Enough"3:14
4."Very Nervous and Love"4:46
5."Is It Done"4:50
6."Make It Right"3:46
7."Where Are You"4:00
8."Too Deep"2:30
9."Can I"5:25
10."What Happened"4:36
Total length:41:12

Bonus tracks

Japanese bonus tracks
11."I Been Thinking" 3:38
12."Circle" Edie Brickell, Kenny Withrow 3:39


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