Temple of Low Men

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All Music Guide - Chris Woodstra
Following the success of Crowded House's debut and the band's grueling promotion schedule, Neil Finn was clearly showing signs that he was no longer happy being New Zealand's zany ambassador to the U.S. While the material on Temple of Low Men demonstrates great leaps in quality over its predecessor, it is a darkly difficult album, especially for those expecting Crowded House, Pt. 2 -- in short, there are no immediately accessible singles. Instead, Finn digs into the depths of his emotional psyche with obsessive detail, crafting a set of intense, personal songs that range from the all-too-intimate look at infidelity of "Into Temptation" to the raucous exorcism of "Kill ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Chris Woodstra
Following the success of Crowded House's debut and the band's grueling promotion schedule, Neil Finn was clearly showing signs that he was no longer happy being New Zealand's zany ambassador to the U.S. While the material on Temple of Low Men demonstrates great leaps in quality over its predecessor, it is a darkly difficult album, especially for those expecting Crowded House, Pt. 2 -- in short, there are no immediately accessible singles. Instead, Finn digs into the depths of his emotional psyche with obsessive detail, crafting a set of intense, personal songs that range from the all-too-intimate look at infidelity of "Into Temptation" to the raucous exorcism of "Kill Eye." Through all of this introspective soul-searching, Finn reveals most of all his true mastery of melody.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/1990
  • Label: Capitol
  • UPC: 077774876322
  • Catalog Number: 48763
  • Sales rank: 113,006

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Feel Possessed (3:48)
  2. 2 Kill Eye (3:14)
  3. 3 Into Temptation (4:33)
  4. 4 Mansion in the Slums (3:45)
  5. 5 When You Come (4:45)
  6. 6 Never Be the Same (4:28)
  7. 7 Love This Life (3:36)
  8. 8 Sister Madly (2:52)
  9. 9 In the Lowlands (3:57)
  10. 10 Better Be Home Soon (3:07)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Crowded House Primary Artist
Tim Finn Background Vocals
Richard Thompson Guitar
Alex Acuña Percussion
Neil Finn Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
Mitchell Froom Keyboards
The Heart Attack Horns Horn
Paul Hester Drums, Vocals, Background Vocals
Nick Seymour Bass, Vocals, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Tchad Blake Engineer
Mitchell Froom Producer
Bob Ludwig Mastering
Nick Seymour Artwork, Art Direction
Tommy Steele Art Direction
Kelly Ray Art Direction
Margo Chase Letter Design
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