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* MissingEpisode: '''Sad Sappy Sucker'' was meant to be the band's first full album, recorded between 1994 and 1995 and produced by [[Music/BeatHappening Calvin Johnson]] for K Records. K shelved the album, the band moved on to a different label, and ''This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About'' became their first full album to be released instead. K Records finally put out ''Sad Sappy Sucker'' in 2001, to coincide with the success of ''The Moon And Antarctica''.

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* MissingEpisode: '''Sad ''Sad Sappy Sucker'' was meant to be the band's first full album, recorded between 1994 and 1995 and produced by [[Music/BeatHappening Calvin Johnson]] for K Records. K shelved the album, the band moved on to a different label, and ''This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About'' became their first full album to be released instead. K Records finally put out ''Sad Sappy Sucker'' in 2001, to coincide with the success of ''The Moon And Antarctica''.

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* MissingEpisode: '''Sad Sappy Sucker'' was meant to be the band's first full album, recorded between 1994 and 1995 and produced by [[Music/BeatHappening Calvin Johnson]] for K Records. K shelved the album, the band moved on to a different label, and ''This Is A Long Drive For Someone With Nothing To Think About'' became their first full album to be released instead. K Records finally put out ''Sad Sappy Sucker'' in 2001, to coincide with the success of ''The Moon And Antarctica''.


* AuthorExistenceFailure: Work on the video for "King Rat" came to a halt when its director, HeathLedger, suddenly died. It was finally finished and released nearly two years after his death, to coincide with the song's release on the ''No One's First and You're Next'' EP.

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* AuthorExistenceFailure: Work on the video for "King Rat" came to a halt when its director, HeathLedger, Creator/HeathLedger, suddenly died. It was finally finished and released nearly two years after his death, to coincide with the song's release on the ''No One's First and You're Next'' EP.


* HeyItsThatVoice: James Mercer from Music/TheShins sings prominent backing vocals on three songs from ''WeWereDeadBeforeTheShipEvenSank'' - "Florida", "Missed The Boat" and "We've Got Everything". Meanwhile, Calvin Johnson of BeatHappening lends his distinctive baritone to "Head South".
** Mercer returned with his own distinct brand of wordless singing in "Wicked Campaign" on ''Strangers to Ourselves"

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** Mercer returned with his own distinct brand of wordless singing in "Wicked Campaign" on ''Strangers to Ourselves"


* RomanceOnSet: Multi-instrumentalist Lisa Molinaro is also Isaac Brock's girlfriend.

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* RomanceOnSet: RomanceOnTheSet: Multi-instrumentalist Lisa Molinaro is also Isaac Brock's girlfriend.


Yeah, the dashboard melted but we still have the radio...

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Yeah, the dashboard melted but we still have the radio...radio...
* RomanceOnSet: Multi-instrumentalist Lisa Molinaro is also Isaac Brock's girlfriend.


* HeyItsThatVoice: James Mercer from Music/TheShins sings prominent backing vocals on three songs from ''WeWereDeadBeforeTheShipEvenSank'' - "Florida", "Missed The Boat" and "We've Got Everything". Meanwhile, Calvin Johnson of BeatHappening lends his distinctive baritone to "Head South".

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* AuthorExistenceFailure: Work on the video for "King Rat" came to a halt when its director, HeathLedger, suddenly died. It was finally finished and released nearly two years after his death, to coincide with the song's release on the ''No One's First and You're Next'' EP.
* BlackSheepHit: "Float On"; if not in sound, it's certainly far happier than their other songs. Quoth Brock:
--> It was a completely conscious thing. I was just kind of fed up with how bad shit had been going, and how dark everything was, with bad news coming from everywhere. Our president is just a fucking daily dose of bad news! Then you've got the well-intentioned scientists telling us that everything is fucked. I just want to feel good for a day.
* HeyItsThatVoice: James Mercer from Music/TheShins sings prominent backing vocals on three songs from ''WeWereDeadBeforeTheShipEvenSank'' - "Florida", "Missed The Boat" and "We've Got Everything". Meanwhile, Calvin Johnson of BeatHappening lends his distinctive baritone to "Head South".South".
* NoExportForYou: ''Night On the Sun'' was originally released only in Japan. It was later sent via vinyl to the U.S. when the band signed with Epic Labels.
* PlayingAgainstType: The band's well known for playing really cynical and bitter songs. Then came Float On, which is the polar opposite.
** They also had a minor follow-up hit with "Dashboard" from ''We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank'', which engages with similar themes.
-->Well, it could have been -- should have been -- worse than you would ever know\\
Yeah, the dashboard melted but we still have the radio...


* HeyItsThatGuy: James Mercer from Music/TheShins sings prominent backing vocals on three songs from ''WeWereDeadBeforeTheShipEvenSank'' - "Florida", "Missed The Boat" and "We've Got Everything". Meanwhile, Calvin Johnson of BeatHappening lends his distinctive baritone to "Head South".

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* HeyItsThatGuy: HeyItsThatVoice: James Mercer from Music/TheShins sings prominent backing vocals on three songs from ''WeWereDeadBeforeTheShipEvenSank'' - "Florida", "Missed The Boat" and "We've Got Everything". Meanwhile, Calvin Johnson of BeatHappening lends his distinctive baritone to "Head South".


* HeyItsThatGuy: James Mercer from Music/TheShins sings prominent backing vocals on three songs from ''WeWereDeadBeforeTheShipEvenSank'' - "Florida", "Missed The Boat" and "We've Got Everything". Meanwhile, Calvin Johnson of BeatHappening lend his distinctive baritone to "Head South".

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* HeyItsThatGuy: James Mercer from Music/TheShins sings prominent backing vocals on three songs from ''WeWereDeadBeforeTheShipEvenSank'' - "Florida", "Missed The Boat" and "We've Got Everything". Meanwhile, Calvin Johnson of BeatHappening lend lends his distinctive baritone to "Head South".

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* HeyItsThatGuy: James Mercer from Music/TheShins sings prominent backing vocals on three songs from ''WeWereDeadBeforeTheShipEvenSank'' - "Florida", "Missed The Boat" and "We've Got Everything". Meanwhile, Calvin Johnson of BeatHappening lend his distinctive baritone to "Head South".

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