Defeat on the Hill

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"Defeat on the Hill"
Defeat on the Hill cover
Demo by Rivers Cuomo
Album Alone III: The Pinkerton Years 1994-1997
Released December 12, 2011
Recorded 1995
Length 0:49
Writer(s) Rivers Cuomo
RC# 22
Status officially released
Alone III: The Pinkerton Years 1994-1997 track listing
"My Mind's on You"
(23)
"Defeat on the Hill"
(24)
"Clarinet Waltz"
(10)
Rivers Cuomo song chronology
"Walt Disney"
(RC# 194)
"Defeat on the Hill"
(RC# 195)
"Wanda (You're My Only Love)"
(RC# 196)

This song is part of the "Defeat on the Hill" lineage of songs

"Defeat on the Hill" is the twenty-fourth track from Alone III: The Pinkerton Years 1994-1997.

Appearances

Overview

"Defeat on the Hill" is described in the recording history as an "all-trumpet sequel to "Victory on the Hill." The Catalog of Riffs lists the song as being written on January 3, 1995. Musically, it seems to expand on "I'm So Lonely", written a day earlier.[1]

Sheet music and lyrics from The Pinkerton Diaries

Known recordings

Performer(s) Title Filename Date of recording Recording location Length Appeared on Notes
Rivers Cuomo Defeat on the Hill 24 Defeat on the Hill.mp3 January 3, 1995 Newington, CT 0:49 Alone III: The Pinkerton Years
Rivers Cuomo Defeat on the Hill 04 Defeat On The Hill.mp3 January 3, 1995 Newington, CT 0:55 Alone IV: The Blue-Pinkerton Years Alternate rip of 24 Defeat on the Hill.mp3
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Personnel

See also

  1. Cuomo, Rivers. The Pinkerton Diaries. 2011. Self-published.