The collection of even less typical Spring Heel Jack tracks known as Oddities lives up to its title. This experimental outing collects some of the most bizarre and abstract aspects of Spring Heel Jack. A spoken recital from William S. Burroughs is underscored by an ominous sax and stalking vibraphone on The Road to the Western Lands. A wordless, almost formless cover of Spiritualized's Shine a Light lingers over a succession of organ chords as climax and denouement are ignored. Disorienting and difficult, Trouble sounds like a nature travelogue through the Galapagos -- after all the animals have been replaced by tyrannical cyborgs. Piece for Six Turntables (Version 4) is the oddest oddity of all (at times sounding like a Piece for LaMonte Young), using strings and strange things to pay respects to the avant-garde father figure. Fifteen minutes of strange sounds indeed, like ball bearings rolling down a twenty-mile-long water slide. Coxon and Wales are two vanguard musicians working in a genre that's by turns innovative and suffocatingly restrictive. Spring Heel Jack subverts the entire formula, turns drum and bass upside down, and starts taking down the chainlink between classical and dance music.