Editors’ Notes Both forward-thinking and achingly nostalgic, Granddaddy were one of the most innovative acts to come out of the '90s indie-rock boom. The Modesto, CA, group channeled the winsome longing of Neil Young and the boundary-pushing arrangements of The Beatles, but updated these classic-rock touchstones with modern concerns and production. "He's Simple, He's Dumb, He's the Pilot" is a fractured lullaby for the 21st century, while "The Crystal Lake" is a tale of alienation buoyed by shimmering keyboard whooshes. Like their idols though, Granddaddy were also capable of unbridled joy, as heard in the digital-sunshine bounce of "Now It's On."

SONG
ALBUM
The Crystal Lake
5:00
 
A.M. 180
3:20
 
Evermore
4:39
 
Now It's On
4:08
 
Summer… It’s Gone
5:30
 
Lava Kiss
3:06
 
He's Simple, He's Dumb, He's the Pilot
8:52
 
Way We Won't
4:21
 
Summer Here Kids
3:35
 
Why Would I Want to Die
4:23
 
El Caminos In the West
3:22
 
Hewlett's Daughter
3:06
 
Under the Western Freeway
3:01
 
Brush With the Wild
4:08
 

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