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Do the Collapse is the 11th album by Dayton, Ohio indie rock group Guided by Voices. In contrast with their lo-fi reputation, the album features glossy production work from Ric Ocasek, and found a mixed reception from critics and fans. Ocasek also demanded that the band not drink whilst recording, making this the only completely sober Guided By Voices recording.

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  • My cover of Hold on Hope https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=y0dVUiHrlXs
  • things i will keep.....surgical focus...so good
  • great album, but gvb is a great band on its own and this sounds like r.e.m
  • not a big fan of this album as a whole but it's not because it's too slick or anything (love other big studio gbv albums). it got some really great songs sure (teenage fbi, hold on hope, zoo pie) but a chunk of the album seems forced to me when it comes to hooks and sounds. also feels more sterile and less passionate than other gbv albums.
  • this is where the band lost me.
  • that ocasek guy must be such a wanker
  • Great Band, Great Songs, Great Record. /discussion
  • nice songs, terrible sound
  • why does everyone hate this album? sure, its no alien lanes, but honestly, its just excellent.
  • My favourite post-mag earwhig gbv album

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