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besides adv
1 making an additional point; anyway; "I don't want to go to a restaurant; besides, we can't afford it"; "she couldn't shelter behind him all the time and in any case he wasn't always with her" [syn: in any case]
2 in addition; "he has a Mercedes, too" [syn: too, also, likewise, as well]

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  1. in addition to
  2. other than; except for
    I don't want to go anywhere besides China.


Portuguese: além de (1), exceto para (2)


  1. also; in addition
  2. moreover; furthermore
  3. otherwise; else


Usage notes

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Extensive Definition

Besides is the final release from 90's alternative rock band Sugar. As the title suggests, it collected the various B-sides from their previously released singles. The album also contained live and remixed versions of existing tracks from the band's two full albums and one EP, as well as several studio and live versions of tracks that had been unavailable on any of their previous albums.
The CD also included a Quicktime video for the single "Gee Angel", although this was not advertised on the CD packaging.

Track listing

All tracks written by Bob Mould except where indicated.
  1. "Needle Hits E" – 3:21
  2. "If I Can't Change Your Mind" (Solo Mix) – 3:20
  3. "Try Again" – 4:42
  4. "Where Diamonds Are Halos" (Barbe) – 4:17
  5. "Armenia City in the Sky" (Keene) – 3:26
  6. "Clownmaster" – 3:20
  7. "Anyone" (Barbe) – 2:43
  8. "JC Auto" (live) – 6:02
  9. "Believe What You're Saying" (Campfire Mix) – 3:52
  10. "Mind Is an Island" – 3:39
  11. "Frustration" (Barbe) – 5:20
  12. "Going Home" – 2:41
  13. "In the Eyes of My Friends" (Barbe) – 3:35
  14. "And You Tell Me" – 5:03
  15. "After All the Roads Have Led to Nowhere" – 3:21
  16. "Explode and Make Up" – 4:41
  17. "The Slim" – 6:26

The Joke Is Always on Us, Sometimes

The first 25,000 copies of Besides were packaged with a bonus disc titled The Joke Is Always on Us, Sometimes. The disc is a live Sugar concert from November 2, 1994, at First Avenue club in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Track listing

  1. "Gift"
  2. "Company Book"
  3. "Hoover Dam"
  4. "After All The Roads Have Led To Nowhere"
  5. "Where Diamonds Are Halos"
  6. "Slick"
  7. "Going Home"
  8. "Running Out Of Time"
  9. "Frustration"
  10. "Changes"
  11. "Can't Help You Anymore"
  12. "Helpless"
  13. "If I Can't Change Your Mind"
  14. "In The Eyes Of My Friends"
  15. "Clownmaster"
  16. "Gee Angel"
  17. "Explode And Make Up"
  18. "The Slim"

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

above and beyond, added, additionally, along, along with, also, apart from, as well, as well as, aside from, bar, barring, beside, beyond, but, else, except for, excepting, excluding, exclusive of, farther, further, furthermore, in addition, in addition to, into the bargain, likewise, more, moreover, new, not counting, other, other than, otherwise, outside of, over and above, save, then, to boot, together with, too, yet
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