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Between the Bridges is the fifth album by Canadian rock band Sloan. The album was released in 1999 on Murderecords. The album continued the band's progression towards 1970s-influenced rock mixed with 1960s and 70s influenced pop. The album marks a pivotal move forward for the group, expanding on their influences and featured another successful single in their native Canada, "Losing California". The album's opening track, "The N.S.", was featured in the 2000 film, Dancing at the Blue Iguana.

Between the Bridges
Sloan Between the Bridges.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 21, 1999
RecordedMay 1999 – June 1999 at Chemical Sound Studios, Toronto
GenreAlternative rock, indie rock
Length45:51
Labelmurderecords
ProducerBrenndan McGuire, Sloan
Sloan chronology
4 Nights at the Palais Royale
(1999)
Between the Bridges
(1999)
Pretty Together
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars link
Rolling Stone3/5 stars link
Pitchfork7.9/10[1]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The N.S."Andrew Scott/Sloan4:37
2."So Beyond Me"Chris Murphy/Sloan2:53
3."Don't You Believe a Word"Jay Ferguson/Sloan3:15
4."Friendship"Patrick Pentland/Sloan3:21
5."Sensory Deprivation"Andrew Scott/Sloan6:20
6."All By Ourselves"Chris Murphy/Sloan3:54
7."A Long Time Coming"Patrick Pentland/Sloan4:33
8."Waiting for Slow Songs"Jay Ferguson/Sloan3:15
9."Losing California"Patrick Pentland/Sloan2:56
10."The Marquee and the Moon"Chris Murphy/Sloan3:09
11."Take Good Care of the Poor Boy"Jay Ferguson/Sloan3:16
12."Delivering Maybes"Andrew Scott/Sloan4:22

Japanese bonus tracks

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
13."At the Edge of the Scene"Jay Ferguson/Sloan4:41
14."Summer's My Season"Chris Murphy/Sloan3:44

B-sides

  • "Glad to Be Here" (Patrick Pentland/Sloan) (MuchMusic Edgefest 99 compilation)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schneyer, Jeremy (September 12, 1999). "Sloan: Between the Bridges". Pitchfork. Retrieved August 29, 2018.