of Montreal
If He Is Protecting Our Nation, Then Who Will Protect Big Oil, Our Children?
Oct 23, 2007

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Collection of covers, compilation tracks, unreleased material, B-sides and outtakes. The songs on If He Is Protecting Our Nation, Then Who Will Protect Big Oil, Our Children? could very easily feel at home on any of Montreal album.

Previously only available as a UK import from Track & Field.

Songs

  • 1
    My, What A Strange Day With A Swede (4:11)
  • 2
    An Ill-Treated Hiccup (2:23)
  • 3
    Cast In The Haze (Been There Four Days) (2:46)
  • 4
    Mimi Merlot (Beatnik Version) (0:31)
  • 5
    Girl From NYC (Named Julia) (2:15)
  • 6
    Inside A Room Full Of Treasures A Black Pygmy Horse's Head Pops Up Like A Periscope (2:28)
  • 7
    Charlie & Freddy (1:30)
  • 8
    There Is Nothing Wrong With Hating Rock Critics (4:41)
  • 9
    Maple Licorice (0:58)
  • 10
    Barely Asian At The Beefcake Horizon (1:13)
  • 11
    Spooky Spider Chandelier (1:29)
  • 12
    Friends of Mine (2:20)
  • 13
    Christmas Isn't Safe For Animals (3:42)

Reviews

Throughout Of Montreal's life as a band, Kevin Barnes has excelled at unconventionally catchy and cleverly constructed songwriting. Such songs don't write and arrange themselves, and even Of Montreal's most chaotic moments rarely come off as half-assed or unconsidered.

Pitchfork

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