It’s July 18th, 2008. Life is simple. You’ve just watched The Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny for the millionth time. You’ve been waiting years to hear the follow-up to Dinosaurchestra. When that album came out, you were a meme-lord in junior high. Now you have a year left before it’s time to go to college and become an adult, an event you try not to think about as you play rounds of Team Fortress 2 in your room. The download of View-Monster is almost done. You smile as you press play, ready to move on from the same stale animutations and flash videos. You don’t know it yet, but the next time you hear a new Lemon Demon album, you will be on your own, saddled with debt and the burden of great expectation in a world that is quickly falling apart. For now, life is good.
Lemon Demon – View-Monster
$12 – $40
Kaleidoskull / Amnesia Was Her Name / The Man in Stripes and Glasses / Marketland / Gadzooks / Knife Fight / The Only House That’s Not on Fire (Yet) / The Ocean / The Afternoon / Spring Heeled Jack / Being a Rock Star / Ask for Nothing / The Satirist’s Love Song / The Machine / Bill Watterson / Something Glowing
Vinyl/Cassette Bonus Tracks:
Sundial / Ben Bernanke / Modify / Nightmare Fuel / Hip Hop Cherry Pop / 123456 Pokemon / Toy Food / The Wiggles Hate Each Other in Real Life
CD Bonus Tracks:
Sundial / Ben Bernanke / Modify / Nightmare Fuel / Hip Hop Cherry Pop / 123456 Pokemon / Toy Food / The Wiggles Hate Each Other in Real Life / You Got a Toothache / 320×200 / Drinky-Bird / Strangelet / Today’s Secret Word / Gadzooks (Original) / While My Keytar Gently Weeps / Treasure Map