Open Heart Surgery
Open Heart Surgery was released on August 8, 2000 by rock band Virginwool
Virginwool was a rock band based out of Orlando, Florida originally known as Gumwrapper Curb.-Gumwrapper Curb:The band started in the early 90's when Rollins College students Gar Willard and Jordan Pouzzner put together an acoustic act known as Gumwrapper Curb. In 1995, bassist Adam Loewy and...

. The band signed to Breaking/Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records
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 after initially beginning signed to Universal Records
Universal Records
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. The album was produced and mixed by Brad Wood
Brad Wood
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"I Think Her Mother Loves Me" was the first single from the album. A remixed, slightly poppier version was released. "Better for You" was the second single, and it too was released in a shorter radio edit. The tracks "You're the Girl" and "Picked Apart" were previously released on the band's self-released CDs while they were still known as Gumwrapper Curb. "Picked Apart" was originally entitled "Virgin Wool".

The album is now out of print.

Track listing

  1. "Nevermind Her Hips"
  2. "I Think Her Mother Loves Me"
  3. "You're the Girl"
  4. "Climbing Boulders"
  5. "Better for You"
  6. "Lonely Man"
  7. "Timeframe"
  8. "Goodman Vibe"
  9. "Angel"
  10. "Picked Apart"
  11. "New Song"
  12. "Between the Lies"


  • Jordan Pouzzner – vocals
    Human voice
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  • Gar Willard – guitar
    The guitar is a plucked string instrument, usually played with fingers or a pick. The guitar consists of a body with a rigid neck to which the strings, generally six in number, are attached. Guitars are traditionally constructed of various woods and strung with animal gut or, more recently, with...

  • Adam Loewy – bass
    Bass guitar
    The bass guitar is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb , or by using a pick....

  • Brett Crook – drums
    Drum kit
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    , percussion
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