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Most likely the most "accessible" project Jad Fair will ever be part of, Jad Fair (of Half Japanese) and Yo La Tengo paired up to record an album of twenty two songs in two days (June 21st, 1994, and August 30th, 1996, respectively), resulting in the album, Strange But True (released in 1998). The singing and lyrics were done by Jad Fair (which draw on supermarket tabloids for their themes and titles), while Yo La Tengo jammed music, "headphone-less" (unable… read more

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  • I love how the song titles are ridiculously long.
  • What great pairing.
  • NICE.
  • Absolutely underrated record! This rocks.
  • Texas Man Abducted by Aliens for Outer Space Joy Ride .... coolest song
  • i agree with ringo. i'd heard bad things about this record, but was pretty blown away.
  • This album is probably the biggest surprise I've ever received. I braced myself for the worst but instead I uncovered a gem. This stuff is actually really good. See Jad! See what happens when you tune your instruments and actually learn to play them?!
  • haha awesome page. look at all the long titles. hehe :D good album.

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