The World of the Zombies

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All Music Guide - Nitsuh Abebe
It's a bit of an odd concept selecting various Seattle power-pop bands to pay tribute to the Zombies -- especially when one considers the mid-'90s resurgence of orchestral pop composition, with bands like the High Llamas, Ladybug Transistor, and countless others. The result is a record that could be seen as graceful or disgraceful, depending upon one's opinion of the Zombies themselves and which tracks one listens to: Zumpano does justice to the elaborate pop sophistication of "Changes," but Flop's "She Does Everything for Me" seems to miss the point entirely, reducing the song to relatively unadorned power-pop. Other selections feature the Posies and the Young Fresh ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Nitsuh Abebe
It's a bit of an odd concept selecting various Seattle power-pop bands to pay tribute to the Zombies -- especially when one considers the mid-'90s resurgence of orchestral pop composition, with bands like the High Llamas, Ladybug Transistor, and countless others. The result is a record that could be seen as graceful or disgraceful, depending upon one's opinion of the Zombies themselves and which tracks one listens to: Zumpano does justice to the elaborate pop sophistication of "Changes," but Flop's "She Does Everything for Me" seems to miss the point entirely, reducing the song to relatively unadorned power-pop. Other selections feature the Posies and the Young Fresh Fellows both of whom are charming, as always, and a groovy Steam Kings cover of "She's Not There."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/31/1994
  • Label: Popllama
  • UPC: 053254008520
  • Catalog Number: 85
  • Sales rank: 394,815

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Changes (3:11)
  2. 2 She Does Everything For Me (2:11)
  3. 3 Leave Me Be (2:14)
  4. 4 Whenever You're Ready (2:46)
  5. 5 If It Don't Work Out (2:48)
  6. 6 Hung Up On A Dream - Fastbacks (3:02)
  7. 7 This Will Be Our Year (2:20)
  8. 8 Brief Candles (3:34)
  9. 9 Just Out Of Reach - Fastbacks (2:04)
  10. 10 Girl Help Me (2:22)
  11. 11 Indication (2:27)
  12. 12 Care Of Cell 44 (4:08)
  13. 13 She's Not There - Steam Kings (7:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Fastbacks Track Performer
The Posies Track Performer
The Young Fresh Fellows Track Performer
Scott McCaughey Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Flop Track Performer
The Sneetches Track Performer
Jon Auer Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Kurt Bloch Organ, Guitar, Group Member
Bill Campbell Guitar, Group Member
Matt Carges Guitar, Drums, Group Member
Lulu Gargiulo Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Tad Hutchison Drums, Vocals, Group Member
Nate Johnson Drums, Group Member
Kevin Kane Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus, Group Member
Mike Levy Piano, Vocals, Group Member
Mike Musburger Percussion, Drums, Group Member
Mark Richardson Vocals, Group Member
Jim Sangster Bass, Group Member
Ken Stringfellow Organ, Guitar, Piano, Vocals, Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus, Group Member
Daniel Swan Drums, Vocals, Group Member
Kim Warnick Bass, Vocals, Group Member
Rusty Willoughby Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Zumpano Track Performer
Dave Fox Bass, Group Member
Alec Palao Bass, Group Member
John Ramberg Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Model Rockets Track Performer
Simon Young Bass, Fuzz Bass, Group Member
Kurt Block Guitar, Group Member
Grant Thompson Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Graham John Black Drums, Group Member
Justine Cunningham Guitar, Group Member
Boyd Remillard Bass, Group Member
Technical Credits
The Posies Producer
Chris White Composer
Scott McCaughey Producer, Contributor
Colin Blunstone Composer
Paul Atkinson Composer
Jon Auer Engineer
Kurt Bloch Engineer, Musical Director
Walter Donaldson Composer
Hugh Grundy Composer
Kevin Kane Producer
Conrad Uno Engineer
Mark Guenther Engineer
Hammi Hammerschmidt Contributor
Pat Gray Engineer
John A. Strickland III Engineer
Chris Swenson Sound Effects
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