Check out this passage from a review of Pinkerton Deluxe
"The songs that eventually made their way onto final product [Pinkerton] are streets ahead from those that would have made up the rest ‘Songs from the Black Hole’, and truly are B-side material and nothing else."
I'd agree that shelving SFTBH and recording Pinkerton was the right idea and I'd also agree that there are some week songs on SFTBH (ie: Come to My Pod). However, some of the songs are right up there with the best stuff from Pinkerton. Like these:
- Blast Off!
- Longtime Sunshine
- Dude, We're Finally Landing
- You Wont Get With Me Tonight
Also, these songs were included in the original track list:
And there are still a few songs we have yet to hear...