Pollard is not about to lose his title as one of the most prolific living songwriters any time soon, especially with this two-album release. Though the former Guided by Voices frontman has been releasing solo work since 1996, this is the first time he, or anyone for that matter, has been known to release two separate albums at once. “Our Gaze” opens the set with fittingly Who-like largeness. The perfection of production and dynamic onslaught on both discs could make a younger band want to pack it in. Pollard is both a master of pure pop perfection (Coast to Coast) and a timeless, raw rock king (Standard Gargoyle Decisions). This set is like a master class on recording a great rock song. Fratellis watch your backs! (Merge) –MVW

 
  1. Frank Black released “Devil’s Workshop” and “Black Letter Days” on the same day back in 2002.

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  2. yeah but both suck

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  3. Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits are other artists who have released two albums on one day. Also Black Letter Day was solid.

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  4. i ve listened to “coast to coast”, it’s fantastic. several good songs and great lyrics. have not heard the second one.

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  5. I don’t know what you are talking about. I haven’t heard either one. I can’t decide which one to buy. Pollard rocks. “into the void and over the goalpost”!

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