Wait (The Polyphonic Spree EP)

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Wait EP
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Released2006-09-05
Recorded2006
Genre Indie rock
Length21:01
Label Junket Boy
The Polyphonic Spree chronology
Thumbsucker
(2005)
Wait EP
(2006)
The Fragile Army
(2007)
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Review scores
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Pitchfork Media (6.2/10) [1]
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Wait EP is an EP release by The Polyphonic Spree. "Sonic Bloom" is a cover of a song by Tripping Daisy, the former band of three Polyphonic Spree members, Tim DeLaughter, Mark Pirro, and Bryan Wakeland. The EP also features covers of Nirvana's "Lithium" and The Psychedelic Furs' "Love My Way".

Extended play Musical recording longer than a single, but shorter than a full album

An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP. Contemporary EPs generally contain a minimum of three tracks and maximum of six tracks, and are considered "less expensive and time-consuming" for an artist to produce than an album. An EP originally referred to specific types of vinyl records other than 78 rpm standard play (SP) and LP, but it is now applied to mid-length CDs and downloads as well.

The Polyphonic Spree band

The Polyphonic Spree is an American choral rock band from Dallas, Texas that was formed in 2000 by Tim DeLaughter. The band's sound relies on a variety of vocal and instrumental color by featuring a choir, flute, trumpet, french horn, trombone, violin, viola, cello, percussion, piano, guitars, bass, drums, electronic keyboards, and EWI.

Tripping Daisy is a neo-psychedelic pop rock band that was formed in Dallas, Texas, USA, by lead singer/guitarist Tim DeLaughter in 1990 along with Jeff Bouck (drums), Wes Berggren (guitar) and Mark Pirro (bass). They disbanded in 1999, then reformed in 2017.

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Mental Cabaret" Tim DeLaughter, The Polyphonic Spree2:59
2."Love My Way" The Psychedelic Furs 4:19
3."Sonic Bloom"DeLaughter, Tripping Daisy 3:48
4."Lithium" Kurt Cobain 5:24
5."I'm Calling"DeLaughter, The Polyphonic Spree4:26

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References

  1. Hogan, Marc (26 September 2006). "The Polyphonic Spree: Wait EP". Pitchfork Media . Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  2. "The Polyphonic Spree: Wait" at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 September 2011.