Listen to Michael Nesmith’s ‘Tapioca Tundra’ from Better Call Saul, Season 6, Ep. 11

The late American singer songwriter Michael Nesmith’s ‘Tapioca Tundra‘ was played on the soundtrack of this week’s Better Call Saul on Monday — Better Call Saul, Season 6, Episode 11, “Breaking Bad“.

The song was heard playing as Gene and his gang are scamming people.

Michael Nesmith’s ‘Tapioca Tundra‘ originally came out in July, 1968 on the singer’s debut studio album The Wichita Train Whistle Sings.

It was the first solo release Nesmith recorded while still a member of the supergroup The Monkees.

The Wichita Train Whistle Sings hit #144 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart.

The song was also re-released in 1977 through his own company, although this time it didn’t chart.

Michael Nesmith himself continued on as a solo artist after The Monkees broke up in 1970, as well as performed as a member of The First National Band.

He died in December, 2021 of heart failure at the age of 78.

Listen to Michael Nesmith’s ‘Tapioca Tundra’ in the video below. Surprisingly, the album is not available on Spotify.

As for Better Call Saul, it is currently in its last season, with just a couple of episodes more to air. Watch it via AMC.


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