Static & Silence

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
It took the Sundays five years to deliver their third album, Static & Silence. Five years is a long time, especially in the quicksilver world of pop music, but the Sundays sound totally unbothered by their absence on Static & Silence. Instead of sounding labored and forced, the album is gentle and effortless, as if it were recorded five months after Blind instead of five years. In some ways, that's a disappointment -- it would have been nice for the duo to show some progression, considering all of their time off -- but the record delivers the pleasant, endearing jangle pop that is the Sundays' signature sound. There's certainly nothing as catchy as ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
It took the Sundays five years to deliver their third album, Static & Silence. Five years is a long time, especially in the quicksilver world of pop music, but the Sundays sound totally unbothered by their absence on Static & Silence. Instead of sounding labored and forced, the album is gentle and effortless, as if it were recorded five months after Blind instead of five years. In some ways, that's a disappointment -- it would have been nice for the duo to show some progression, considering all of their time off -- but the record delivers the pleasant, endearing jangle pop that is the Sundays' signature sound. There's certainly nothing as catchy as "Here's Where the Story Ends" on Static & Silence, and there aren't many songs that are instantly memorable, yet the album has a quiet charm that should satisfy most longtime fans.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/23/1997
  • Label: Geffen Records
  • UPC: 720642513125
  • Catalog Number: 25131
  • Sales rank: 57,372

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Summertime (3:33)
  2. 2 Homeward (3:48)
  3. 3 Folk Song (3:04)
  4. 4 She (3:06)
  5. 5 When I'm Thinking About You (4:17)
  6. 6 I Can't Wait (2:22)
  7. 7 Cry (4:06)
  8. 8 Another Flavour (3:18)
  9. 9 Leave This City (4:23)
  10. 10 Your Eyes (2:29)
  11. 11 So Much (3:29)
  12. 12 Monochrome (4:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Sundays Primary Artist
Dave Anderson Piano, Hammond Organ
Paul Brindley Bass
Martin Ditcham Percussion
David Gavurin Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Hammond Organ
Patrick Hannan Drums
Audrey Riley Performing Ensemble
Harriet Wheeler Vocals
Dave Pulfreman Percussion
Kev Jamieson Piano, Hammond Organ
Technical Credits
Slim Smith Cover Design
Dave Anderson Engineer
David Gavurin Producer, Engineer, Orchestration, String Arrangements, Brass Arrangment, Cover Design, Flute Arrangement
Martin Green Orchestration, Brass Arrangment, Flute Arrangement
Audrey Riley String Arrangements
Harriet Wheeler Producer, Engineer, Orchestration, Brass Arrangment, Cover Design, Flute Arrangement
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