was recorded between August and early December 2001. Checking in at 35
minutes, the collection is focused and pulls no punches
lyrically. It is nowhere nearly as joyful as An Afternoon, recorded scarcely a month before.
'Another For My Friends' sets an almost depressed
tone. 'What's In That Bottle?' adds angry tonic, but 'What's This All
About?' turns the first question over.
Were Not There' menaces, and '595 King Street' sarcastically spits out
disjointed images of a disjointed party.
The closing version of 'Another For My Friends' was actually the first one recorded. It's
closer to a bar-room rave-up than the version which opened SEISMOGRAPH. I don't think that this song can be
performed the same way twice.
My opinion is that the spare recording values suit the songs.