The Only Reason I Feel Secure

The follow-up EP to PEDRO THE LION‘S debut album was originally released in 1999 and hailed by critics and fans alike as further proof of singer/songwriter David Bazan‘s genius. Remixed, remastered, and repackaged with a brand new layout and lyrics for the first time, the EP also contains 3 extra tracks that originally comprised Pedro’s first single.

David Bazan sang and played guitar.
Ben Brubaker played drums.
Josh Golden played bass.

Recorded 1999
Released October 16, 2001

Tracks 1-5 were recorded by Blake Westcott and David Bazan at Casa Recording Co. in 1999.
*tracks 6-8 were recorded by David Bazan at Casa Recorded Co. in 1998.

Mixed by David Bazan and Casey Foubert at Control in 2001
All tracks mastered at RFI.

Songs (c) 1999 Juan the Owl

Photo taken by Ben Brubaker
Layout by Andy Myers and David Bazan with assistance from Jeremy Dean.

Track list:
1. Criticism as Inspiration
2. I Am Always the One Who Calls
3. Invention
4. Letter from a Concerned Follower
5. Be Thou My Vision
6. Big Trucks
7. Diamond Ring
8. Invention