Guadalcanal Diary

Guadalcanal Diary

80s, alternative, rock, indie rock, college rock

Guadalcanal Diary is an alternative jangle pop group from Marietta, Georgia. The band formed in 1981 and disbanded in 1989. The band's origins are primarily in the Atlanta, Georgia suburb of Marietta (then a more separate town), though they were often billed as "from Athens, Georgia" in the early 1980s. The group's music was characterized by clear, bright guitar sounds, upbeat rhythms, and Murray Attaway's clear, high tenor. Lyrically, the band mixed absurd

Flip-Flop [1989]
  • 1. Look Up! (2:28)
  • 2. Always Saturday (4:09)
  • 3. The Likes of You (3:03)
  • 4. Barometer (4:05)
  • 5. Happy Home (2:47)
  • 6. Whiskey Talk (3:30)
  • 7. Pretty Is As Pretty Does (4:00)
  • 8. Everything but Good Luck (2:48)
  • 9. Ten Laws (3:42)
  • 10. Fade Out (4:52)
  • 11. ...Vista (3:05)