Humroot - Shelleyan Orphan
Track Listing
  1. Muddied-Up
  2. Dead Cat
  3. Fishes
  4. Burst
  5. Sick
Show All Tracks
  1. Muddied-Up
  2. Dead Cat
  3. Fishes
  4. Burst
  5. Sick
  6. Little Death
  7. Big Sun
  8. Dolphins
  9. Mull
  10. Long Dead Flowers
  11. Swallow
  12. Supernature on a Superhighway #
Show Fewer Tracks

Humroot is notably more staid than previous albums by Shelleyan Orphan. The conventional use of drums, bass and electric guitars suggest an attempt to compose more mainstream (pop) songs, although the studied orchestral arrangements of their prior efforts remain, as do their breathy (and lyrically oblique) harmonies. "Burst" shows the influence of the Cure, with whom the band toured (two Cure members play on the album) and is an upbeat delight, but on the whole Humroot is grim and overbearing. This is the least satisfying ...

Humroot 1999, Rough Trade

UPC: 766485102928

CD

Select
Humroot 1992, Sony Music Distribution

UPC: 074644605020

CD

Select