Presenting Suitcase 4: Captain Kangaroo Won the War, another astonishing installment of 100 Guided By Voices rarities, demos, alternate versions, outtakes and discards spanning over two decades of Robert Pollard’s career.
Highlights are early versions of classic Pollard songs from Propellor (1992), Vampire on Titus (1993), Bee Thousand (1994), Alien Lanes (1995), Isolation Drills (2001), Earthquake Glue (2003), Class Clown Spots a UFO (2012), as well as 2015 demos previewing Pollard’s much talked about 2016 solo album Of Course You Are.
Included here are versions of “Wished I Was a Giant,” “Postal Blowfish,” “Goldheart Mountaintop,” “Quality Of Armor,” “Motor Away,” “Hardcore UFOs,” “Echos Myron,” “Dirty Water,” “Tractor Rape Chain (Clean It Up),” “Queen Of Cans And Jars,” “Glad Girls,” “He Rises! Our Union Bellboy,” “Long as the Block Is Black” and many more. This limited-edition set is comprised of four CDs, a 24-page booklet with original artwork, a ten-panel digipack and a custom magnifying glass to view the back cover titles.
LP VERSION: Briefcase 4: Captain Kangaroo Won the War, a single-platter set of “highlights” from Guided By Voices’ sprawling, 100-track Suitcase 4 collection. This limited-edition LP features rarities, demos, alternate versions, outttakes and discards spanning over two decades of Robert Pollard’s career.