TViolence EP

by Best Dog Award

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"this is far from a perfect recording" -Mike Patton


released May 12, 2012

BEST DOG AWARD presents:
TViolence (an EP)
Poduced by Mike Patton and Best Dog Award
Recorded by Mike Patton and Hunter Eggers at The Skrapyard in Tucson, Arizona
Mixed by Mike Patton and J. Crocco at The Skrapyard
Mastered by Chris Vatier and Mike Patton at various locations in Tucson, Arizona

N. Mazza played guitars, organ, keyboards, accordion and percussion

A. Boring played drums

J. Crocco played guitar and tried to sing

The songs were written and performed by Best Dog Award with the gracious assistance of:

Elissa Cooper (played the harp on Wealthy) and Tim Brecht (sang words on Wealthy)

Additional yet maximum gratitude extended towards:
the entire Mazza household, Hunter and everyone at Skrappy's Youth Collective, as well as anyone who has ever let us borrow your stuff.

Muchas gracias!



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Best Dog Award Tucson, Arizona

Best Dog Award is a party of three, twenty-somethings hailing from the deserts of Tucson, Arizona. Electric organ + electric guitar + non-electric drums. It's like a vegan pizza party but also ice cream.

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Track Name: Wealthy
i'm as wealthy as a son who slaughtered his father's pigs covered it up with lies about the younger brother you're as wealthy as a girl with a tattoo on her back who's new salvation has got her back on track let us have a good time you're as lucky as a boy with a painting for his girl with a posse of males and their white ball caps
Track Name: Summertimedads
thick skin weird head no joke 'hind us like past pipe smoke saturated face growth unplanned free care half-caff. and it tastes so good like a cigarette should and you felt so empty but i knew you would muffin brothers guitars deep skars substance half-wit heart throb deathproof fiction film school novel julie and it tastes so good like a cigarette should and you felt so empty but i knew you would
Track Name: Lover In Galactics
if i pledge myself to you i promise not to be untrue this is the house i have built for you and while you're at it take my body too and if the oceans cease to rise and all of our disguises fail to hide out without being caught take me back to your basement take me back to your basement