Failure (King Missile album)

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Studio album by King Missile
Released September 15, 1998
Genre Avant-garde
Length 47:50
Label Shimmy Disc
Producer Bradford Reed
King Missile chronology
King Missile
(1994)King Missile1994
The Psychopathology of Everyday Life
(2003)The Psychopathology of Everyday Life2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Ink 19 (favorable)[2]
Lollipop (unfavorable)[3]

Failure is the seventh album by avant-garde band King Missile, and the band's first in its incarnation as "King Missile III." It was released on September 15, 1998.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by John S. Hall.

  1. "Failure" (Charles Curtis, Sasha Forte, Hall, Bradford Reed) – 4:23
  2. "The Boy Made Out of Bone China" (Forte, Hall, Reed, Jane Scarpantoni) – 3:02
  3. "A Good Hard Look" (Hall, Scarpantoni) – 2:01
  4. "Up My Ass" (Forte, Hall, Reed) – 3:27
  5. "The Little Sandwich That Got a Guilt Complex Because He Was the Sole Survivor of a Horrible Bus Crash" (Forte, Hall, Reed, Scarpantoni) – 2:31
  6. "Despair" (Curtis, Forte, Hall, Reed) – 6:05
  7. "Monks" (Forte, Hall, Reed) – 2:40
  8. "Gay/Not Gay" (Forte, Hall, Reed) – 6:19
  9. "Happiness" (Curtis, Hall) – 2:23
  10. "Mr. Pomerantz" (Forte, Hall, Reed, Scarpantoni) – 1:50
  11. "Juniper Dog" (Forte, Hall, Reed, Scarpantoni) – 4:20
  12. "Tour Diary: Louisville" (Curtis, Hall, Reed) – 1:33
  13. "The Adventures of Planky" (Forte, Hall, Reed, Scarpantoni) – 4:50
  14. "I Dare to Hope" (Forte, Hall, Reed) – 2:21