Collectors Discography - Appendix B

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collectors discography

page 1 - Blue Album - page 2 - Pinkerton - page 3 - Green Album - page 4 - Maladroit
page 5 - Make Believe - page 6 - Red Album - page 7 - Raditude
page 8 - Hurley / DTFM - Appendix A - EPs, comps, soundtracks - Appendix B - solo's and side's
Appendix C - Merchandise

appendix B: Solo, Side and Other band releases + related
other projects by band members


...rivers

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Meet The Deedles Soundtrack

label: mercury records
id #: 314 558 089-2
released: march 24, 1998
format: CD, cassette
song: american girls, by Homie.
notes: on this recording, Homie was rivers cuomo (weezer) along with members of cake, the rentals, soul coughing and psoma. "american girls" was written in '97 by rivers while he was in boston. a faster live version was played which eventually turned into this, the only "homie" release to date.

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Mark Ronson: "Here Comes The Fuzz"

label: Elektra
id #: 62839
released: summer 2003
format: CD, vinyl LP
song: I Suck
notes: Rivers contributed the main vocals to the song "I Suck" by Mark Ronson, a US DJ type artist. The rest of this album has nothing to do with Rivers or weezer, but does have some catchy hip-hop party type tracks on it.

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Cold: "Year of the Spider"

label: interscope
id #:
released: 2003
format: CD
song: Stupid Girl
notes: Rivers contributed some lyrics and vocals to the song "Stupid Girl" by Cold, a nu-metal/goth band.

...patrick

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label: DGC Records
id#:
released: late 1996
format: CD
songs:
notes: DGC promo, made up before DGC decided not to sign the Special Goodness. same tracks as 'the bunny record'. Tough version to find.

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label: Rock Records

id#:
released: spring 1998
format: CD
songs:
notes: unofficially titled 'the bunny record'. Out of print. Released only in Japan via Rock Records, a Tower Records Japan company. Patrick wrote and played almost everything on this album. Patrick Finn played bass on several tracks. A US re-release was planned but as of early 2004 there has been no progress.

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label: none [handmade]

id#:
released: fall 1999
format: CD
songs:
notes: custom art, for SG's fall tour 1999. Many totally custom versions were made to order, but some designs rose to the top. The faves all included cut out heads from this huge pile of Handsome Boy Modeling School promo stickers the band found at a club one night. This design was photocopied in both color and black and white. Fans who have color copies or actual real collage artwork have the earliest editions, wheras black and white photocopied covers came later in the tour. Same cd contents as 'the bunny record'.

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label: none [handmade]

id#:
released: fall 1999
format: CD
songs:
notes: custom art, for SG's fall tour 1999. Many totally custom versions were made to order, but some designs rose to the top. The faves all included cut out heads from this huge pile of Handsome Boy Modeling School promo stickers the band found at a club one night. This design was photocopied in both color and black and white. Fans who have color copies or actual real collage artwork have the earliest editions, wheras black and white photocopied covers came later in the tour. Same cd contents as 'the bunny record'.

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label: none [handmade]

id#:
released: fall 1999
format: CD
songs:
notes: custom art, for SG's fall tour 1999. Many totally custom versions were made to order, but some designs rose to the top. The faves all included cut out heads from this huge pile of Handsome Boy Modeling School promo stickers the band found at a club one night. This design was photocopied in both color and black and white. Fans who have color copies or actual real collage artwork have the earliest editions, wheras black and white photocopied covers came later in the tour. Same cd contents as 'the bunny record'.

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label: Loosegroove Records

id#:
released: late 1999
format: CD
songs: Im with you sister, pay no mind, pardon me
notes: Out of print. Promo only cd single, intended to promote the Loosegroove Records release of the 'bunny record' in the USA. Only a handful of these exist, as Loosegroove folded and nothing more came of the deal.

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label: none [handmade]

id#:
released: feb/march 2000
format: CD
songs:
notes: custom art, for SG's early spring tour 2000. This run of homemade cd's was more uniform, all having the color photocopied "amp" cover art, with a b+w interior printout tracklisting/band photos. These were known as the "tour edition" cd, and were again the same contents as 'the bunny record'. The jewel cases were the thin kind, and came in several different colors.

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label: self-released.

id#
released: 2001
format: CD
songs:
notes: this is the 2001 effort from pat, who wrote and played everything on the album, which he recorded at his home in Portland OR. Sold exclusively online. Out of print as of Sept 2002.

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label: N.O.S. Recordings.

id#
released: February 2003
format: CD
songs: life goes by, A Day In The Autumn, Natural [demo]
notes: released feb '03, mostly to selected Hot Topic retailers nationwide. Sold for $0.99. Cardboard sleeve. Cover photo by Pat, taken out a car window on the street in Japan.

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label: N.O.S. Recordings.

id# nos/tcg#5
released: 3/4/03
format: CD (3 different covers)
songs: pardon me, life goes by, day in the autumn, n.f.a., oops, inside your heart, pay no mind, whatever's going on, in the sun, move it along, the big idea, you know id like...
notes: considered by Pat to be his first true release, Atom Willard is the other permanent band member and plays drums on it. see www.thespecialgoodness.com for the latest.

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label: Epitaph

id#
released: 1/20/04
format: CD
songs: pardon me, life goes by, day in the autumn, n.f.a., oops, inside your heart, pay no mind, whatever's going on, in the sun, move it along, the big idea, you know id like...
notes: This is a remastered, remixed, and re-ordered edition of the album released by NOS in '03. See www.thespecialgoodness.com for the latest.

...brian

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Carnival Art: "Thrumdrone"

label: beggars banquet
id #:
released: 1988
format: CD, LP, cassette
songs: unknown
notes: Brian played bass on this album. According to Brian, this is the better of the 2 C.A. albums he is on. Note that C.A. had already released one album before Brian joined.

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Carnival Art: "Welcome To Vas Llegas"

label: beggars banquet
id #:
released: 1992
format: CD, cassette
songs: unknown
notes: Brian played bass on this album. According to Brian, this isnt a very good album. Brian left the band shortly after this album was released, and worked on Space Twins, and (breifly) in a band called Jerkwater, before joining Weezer in fall 1993.

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label: world domination

id #: wd0024-7
released: 1994
format: 7" vinyl
songs: no show. a brief history. take my place.
notes: 7" vinyl record. first ST release. now out of print. brian plays guitar, writes, and sings in the space twins.

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label: n/a

id #: n/a
released: 1996?
format: CD
songs: rings of saturn, goddess of love, osaka aquabus, a brief history, tv, music, and candy, no show.
notes: one of several cd demo discs that brian pressed up between 1996-2000, to share with friends and industry folk. It is likely that any S.T. demo bootlegs/mp3s that have circulated over the years originated from discs like these.

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label: duckbutter records

id #: db 024
released: november 1997
format: 7" vinyl
songs: osaka aquabus. goddess of love.
notes: 7" vinyl record. version 3 of osaka aquabus. now out of print.

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<font size="-1"label: duckbutter records

id#: db
released: spring 1998
format: 7" vinyl
songs: tv, music, and candy. headache
notes: 7" vinyl record. now out of print. 2nd version of tv, music, and candy.
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title: The End Of Imagining

label: Raga Drop
id#: RD9285-2
released: May 3, 2003
format: CD
songs: Rust Colored Sun, Rings Of Saturn, There's Always Tomorrow, Yellow Camaro, Nothing For Love, Running Out Of Time, Trudy Truelove, Happy Days, Louder Than Lies, Can't You See?, Nico, Birds In The Street
notes: First Space Twins album. See Space Twins.com for more info.

projects by former band members

...Jason

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Title: Chopper One: Now Playing

label: Restless
id#: 72968
released: 1997
format: CD, cassette
songs:
notes: Jason Cropper's post weezer band.

...Matt

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Title: The Rentals: Return Of The Rentals

label: Maverick
id#:
released: October 1995
format: CD, cassette
songs:
notes: Matt got signed to a solo deal with Maverick Records and released this album in Fall of '95.

Title: The Rentals: Friends Of P/So Soon (promo cassette single)

label: Maverick
id#:
released: October 1995
format: Cassingle
songs: Friends of P, So Soon.
notes: promo-only cassette single with plain white cardboard cover with Rentals logo. This was given away to all members of the Rentals "Data Lab" fanclub.

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Title: The Rentals: Friends Of P/So Soon (US single)

label: Maverick
id#:
released: October 1995
format: CD, Cassingle
songs: Friends of P, So Soon.
notes: First single from "return" album. Domestic release in a cardboard sleeve. Fun fact: Geffen did not allow its recording artists Patrick Wilson and Petra Haden's faces on the artwork, so Matt had their heads photoshopped away. This rather haunting image also appeared on large promo posters!

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Title: The Rentals: Friends Of P (import CD single)

label: Maverick
id#:
released: October 1995
format: CD
songs: Friends of P, The Love I'm Searching For (acoustic), So Soon, Friends of P. (4-track version).
notes: First single from "return" album. Import release in a thin jewel case. Fun fact: Geffen did not allow its recording artists Patrick Wilson and Petra Haden's faces on the artwork, so Matt had their heads photoshopped away. This rather haunting image also appeared on large promo posters!

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Title: The Rentals: Friends Of P/So Soon (7" single)

label: Maverick
id#:
released: October 1995
format: 7" vinyl
songs: Friends of P, So Soon
notes: First single from "return" album, in the rare 7" format. Domestic release from Maverick.

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Title: The Rentals: Waiting - promo single

label: Maverick
id#:
released: early 1996
format: cd
songs: Waiting
notes: second single from "return" album, only came out as a promo single for radio in the USA. Also featured in the soundtrack to the Mtv film "Joe's Apartment".

Title: The Poop Alley Tapes

label: W.I.N. Records
id#:
released: October 27, 1995
format: cd
songs: California
notes: California recorded earlier than the "Return Of" sessions, later re-made on 7 More Minutes as "Barcelona"

Title: Kevin & Bean Christmas Special

label: KROQ-FM los angeles
id#:
released: December, 1995
format: cassette only
songs: Silent Night
notes: limited regional SoCal release from KROQ. Rod Cervera basically does a toungue in cheek advertisement for "Return" while Matt tweaks a Moog into "Silent Night" in the background. Very difficult to locate outside of the SoCal area.

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Title: Random: Tribute to Gary Numan

label: ?
id#:
released: 1996
format: cd
songs: We Have a Technical
notes: Matt teams up with Blur's Damon Albarn to cover the classic Gary Numan song on this comp.

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Title: The Rentals: Seven More Minutes

label: Maverick
id#:
released: April 13, 1999
format: CD, Cassette
songs:
notes: Second solo effort from Matt, recorded both before and after he announced his departure from weezer in spring '98.

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Title: Getting By

label: ?
id#:
released: April 1999
format: cd, cassette
songs: Getting By, (others?)
notes: Promo single that came out in CD and cassette formats, cassette in cardboard printed sleeve. Unclear if there were other tracks on these.

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Title: Heal the Bay (Compilation)

label: ?
id#:
released: late 1999
format: CD
songs: The Simple Life
notes: Benefit comp for Los Angeles beaches. This track is the only commercially released Matt/Rentals track between "7 More Minutes" and the "Pucketts" EP, and is exclusive to this comp.

Title: The Rentals: Excellent Stocking Stuffer

label: n/a
id#:
released: 2001?
format: CD
songs: 22 tracks
notes: promo only release for fans, containing 22 rare early Rentals tracks. Many of these are Matt's original 4-track demos from 1993-1995.

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Title: Matt Sharp: Puckett's Versus The Country boy

label: In Music We Trust
id#:
released: Summer 2003
format: CD
songs:
notes: First fruit borne of the solo (non-rentals) Matt. recorded in a rural Tennessee town between 2000-2002. full album to follow.

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Title: Matt Sharp (self-titled)

label: In Music We Trust
id#:
released: April 6, 2004
format: CD
songs: All Those Dreams, Goodbye West Coast, Every Time In Blue, Just Like Movie Stars, Shadows, Watch The Weather Break, Let Me Pass, Thoughts From A Slow Train, After The Angels, Before You Go, Some Days
notes: First full album from solo (non-Rentals) Matt. recorded in a rural Tennessee town between 2000-2002.

...Mikey

Mikey has appeared on numerous releases both before and after his time in weezer.

Rough non-weezer Mikey Welsh discography:

Left Nut - 1988-1992? - on album: "Bad Attitude, No Apologies", others?
Heretix - 1993-1995 - on album: "The Adventures of Super Devil" (CherryDisc)
Jocobono - 1995 - on album "Jocobono" (CherryDisc)
Chevy Heston - ???? - ?????
Slower - ???? - ?????
Juliana Hatfield - 1996-1999 -on albums "Bed" (1998); "Total System Failure" (released 5/2000, as "Juliana's Pony")
Verbena - 1999 - (unclear if on an album or was just touring with them)
The Kickovers - 2002 - on album "Osaka" (released 4/23/2002, on Fenway)
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L to R: Jocobono, Juliana Hatfield's "Bed", Juliana's Pony's "Total Systems Failure", The Kickovers "Osaka", The Kickovers "Fake In Love/Don't look Down" single.

other projects

...????

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Southern Fried Swing: Free Flight Thru The Universe Of Sound

label: amorphous records
id#: AR 003
released: August 2003
format: CD in cardboard cover
songs:
notes: mysterious release rumored to have minor ties to weezer. Very, very weird music. See amorphous records for more info. numbered limited edition of 111 copies.

...karl

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Karlophone: Press Any Key To Begin

label: amorphous records
id#: AR 002
released: September 2002
format: CD
songs:
notes: Karl the weezer.com guy's album. Contains some Pat Wilson drumming. 1000 copies pressed. See karlophone.com for more info.

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Kid Chocolat: Hello Children - The Peter Sellers RMX

label:
id#:
released: late 2003
format: CD
songs: Peter Sellers sings the Beatles (Num-Num mix)
notes: compilation of remixes of Kid Chocolat songs; Karlophone contributed 1 track.

Karlophone: Desire 7"

label:
id#:
released: 2004
format: CD
songs: Desire; If You Listen; Desire (Kid Chocolat RMX)
notes: If You Listen co-produced with Franklin Mint (aka Pat Wilson). 500 copies pressed.

Karlophone: I Must Find this Karlophone...

label:
id#: AR-007
released: Feb 2007 (is copywritten 2006)
format: CD, LP
songs:
notes: 500 CDs and 150 numbered LPs pressed (+ 50 un-numbered promo LPs, & 5 test pressing LPs)

page 1 - Blue Album - page 2 - Pinkerton - page 3 - Green Album - page 4 - Maladroit
page 5 - Make Believe - page 6 - Red Album - page 7 - Raditude
page 8 - Hurley / DTFM - Appendix A - EPs, comps, soundtracks - Appendix B - solo's and side's
Appendix C - Merchandise

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