Toad The Wet Sprocket: A Retrospective of Their Albums from 1989 to 1999
Toad The Wet Sprocket is an American alternative rock band that formed in 1986 and achieved commercial success in the 1990s with singles such as \"All I Want\", \"Walk on the Ocean\", \"Fall Down\" and \"Something's Always Wrong\". The band's name comes from a Monty Python sketch about a fictional rock band. The band's discography consists of six studio albums, two compilation albums and one EP, all released between 1989 and 1999. Here is a brief overview of each of their albums, along with their FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) versions for high-quality audio playback.
Bread and Circus (1989)
This was the band's debut album, which they recorded independently on a low budget and sold as cassette tapes at local music stores. The album features a raw and unpolished sound, influenced by folk-rock and college rock. The album contains the singles \"Way Away\" and \"One Little Girl\", which both charted on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks. The album was later reissued by Columbia Records with a different cover art.
This was the band's second album, which showed a more mature and refined sound. The album features the singles \"Jam\" and \"Come Back Down\", which also charted on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks. The album was produced by Gavin MacKillop, who also worked with bands such as The Church and Echo & the Bunnymen.
This was the band's third album, which became their breakthrough success. The album features the singles \"All I Want\" and \"Walk on the Ocean\", which both reached the top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album also contains fan favorites such as \"I Will Not Take These Things for Granted\" and \"Is It for Me\". The album was produced by T-Bone Burnett, who also worked with artists such as Elvis Costello and Counting Crows.
This was the band's fourth album, which continued their commercial success. The album features the singles \"Fall Down\", which reached number one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks, and \"Something's Always Wrong\", which also charted well. The album also contains popular songs such as \"Windmills\" and \"Reincarnation Song\". The album was produced by Gavin MacKillop again, along with John Paterno.
This was the band's first compilation album, which featured b-sides and rarities from their previous albums. The album includes the single \"Good Intentions\", which was featured on the soundtrack of the TV show Friends. The album also contains covers of songs by U2, Kiss and Led Zeppelin.