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On May 1, 2020.

On May 1, 2020, “Matador” label released “Making a Door Less Open”, the twelfth Car Seat Headrest studio album. It was recorded January – October 2019, at “Avast!” in Seattle, Washington, and was produced by Will Toledo and Andrew Katz.

Personnel:

  • Will Toledo – vocals, synthesizers, keyboards, organ, guitar, piano, drum programming, engineer, mixing
  • Ethan Ives – vocals, guitars
  • Seth Dalby – bass guitar
  • Andrew Katz – vocals, drums, drum programming, mixing, digital mastering
  • Gianni Aiello – guitar
  • John Huggins – violin 
  • John McRae – engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – vinyl mastering
  • Cate Wurtz – artwork

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Toledo, except where noted.

  1. Weightlifters
  2. Can’t Cool Me Down
  3. Hollywood – Will Toledo, Andrew Katz
  4. There Must Be More Than Blood
  5. Hymn
  6. Deadlines
  7. Martin
  8. What’s With You Lately
  9. Life Worth Missing
  10. Famous

On February 16, 2018,

On February 16, 2018, “Matador” label released “Twin Fantasy (Face to Face)”, the eleventh Car Seat Headrest album. It was recorded 2016 – 2017, and was produced by Will Toledo. It is a complete re-recording and reworking of the band’s 2011 sixth studio album, “Twin Fantasy”.

Personnel:

  • Will Toledo – vocals, guitar, piano, mixing
  • Seth Dalby – bass
  • Ethan Ives – guitar
  • Andrew Katz – drums
  • Adam Stilson – various sounds
  • Amanda Schiano di Cola – trumpet
  • Jeff Walker – trombone
  • Degnan Smith – acoustic guitars
  • Adam Stilson – engineering, mixing
  • Jason Ward – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Toledo.

  1. My Boy (Twin Fantasy)
  2. Beach Life-in-Death
  3. Stop Smoking (We Love You)
  4. Sober to Death
  5. Nervous Young Inhumans
  6. Bodys
  7. Cute Thing – contains elements of “Ana Ng”, written by John Linnelland John Flansburgh
  8. High to Death
  9. Famous Prophets (Stars)
  10. Twin Fantasy (Those Boys)

On May 20, 2016.

On May 20, 2016, “Matador” label released “Teens of Denial”, the tenth Car Seat Headrest studio album. It was recorded in 2016, and was produced by Steve Fisk.

Personnel:

  • Will Toledo – vocals, guitars, organ, piano, Mellotron
  • Ethan Ives – vocals, bass, guitars, vibrato switch on organ
  • Andrew Katz – vocals, drums, mixed percussion, Mellotron
  • Seth Dalby – bass
  • Jon Maus – trumpets, trombone
  • Nick Shadel – piano
  • Jim Dejoie – saxophone
  • Gordon S. Fisk – back cover photograph
  • Mike Zimmerman – cover layout, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Will Toledo.

  1. Fill in the Blank
  2. Vincent
  3. Destroyed by Hippie Powers
  4. (Joe Gets Kicked out of School for Using) Drugs with Friends (But Says This Isn’t a Problem)
  5. Not What I needed
  6. Drunk Drivers / Killer Whales
  7. 1937 State Park
  8. Unforgiving Girl (She’s Not An)
  9. Cosmic Hero
  10. The Ballad of the Costa Concordia – contains lyrics and elements of the song “White Flag”, by Florian Armstrong, Rollo Armstrongand Rick Nowels
  11. Connect the Dots (The Saga of Frank Sinatra)
  12. Joe Goes to School