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Tindersticks [II]

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Tindersticks' second consecutive, eponymously titled double-LP set refines the approach of their debut; while every bit as ambitious and adventuresome, it achieves an even greater musical balance, stretching into luxuriously long compositional structures and more intricate arrangements. While Stuart Staples' songs remain as obsessive and haunted as before, he wards off his demons with fits of pitch-black humor the narrative "My Sister" and a more tender perspective; similarly, while his funereal vocals remain the focus, there's a new reliance on extended instrumental passages, and even a pair of duets the centerpiece, "Travelling Light" -- a gorgeous collaboration with the...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
Tindersticks' second consecutive, eponymously titled double-LP set refines the approach of their debut; while every bit as ambitious and adventuresome, it achieves an even greater musical balance, stretching into luxuriously long compositional structures and more intricate arrangements. While Stuart Staples' songs remain as obsessive and haunted as before, he wards off his demons with fits of pitch-black humor the narrative "My Sister" and a more tender perspective; similarly, while his funereal vocals remain the focus, there's a new reliance on extended instrumental passages, and even a pair of duets the centerpiece, "Travelling Light" -- a gorgeous collaboration with the Walkabouts' Carla Torgerson -- is akin to a Lee Hazlewood and Nancy Sinatra record trapped in emotional purgatory. Another awesome triumph of mood and atmosphere.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/22/1995
  • Label: London / Umgd
  • UPC: 731452630322
  • Catalog Number: 526303
  • Sales rank: 73,387

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 El Diablo en el Ojo (3:32)
  2. 2 A Night In (6:25)
  3. 3 My Sister (8:11)
  4. 4 Tiny Tears (5:45)
  5. 5 Snowy In F# Minor (2:28)
  6. 6 Seaweed (5:14)
  7. 7 Vertrauen II (3:19)
  8. 8 Talk To Me (5:00)
  9. 9 No More Affairs (3:49)
  10. 10 Singing (0:57)
  11. 11 Travelling Light (4:51)
  12. 12 Cherry Blossoms (4:19)
  13. 13 She's Gone (3:29)
  14. 14 Mistakes (5:44)
  15. 15 Vertrauen III (2:20)
  16. 16 Sleepy Song (4:37)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tindersticks Primary Artist
Terry Edwards Trumpet, French Horn, Saxophone
Victor Evans Violin
Kate MacKenzie Violin
Carla Torgerson Vocals
Lucy Wilkins Violin
Michael Kearsey Trombone
Hannah Biss Viola
Heather Broadbent Violin
Maritza Bulcock Viola
Ben Chappell Cello
Ann Louise Child Viola
Calina de la Mare Strings
Kate Fraser Viola
Biff Harrisson Saw
Zillah Hawley Violin
Suzanna Horne Violin
Tanja Housten Violin
Becky Leetch Violin
Rosie Lindsell Conductor
Caroline Luckhurst Violin
Suzannah Marsden Violin
Isobel Monteiro Vocals
Jeff Moore Violin
Julie Nicholau Violin
Clare Parkholm Cello
Samie Pullman Viola
Annabelle Simmons Cello
Andrew Skrimshire Cello
Louise Walters Violin
Amanda Westgarth Violin
Sara Wilson Cello
Technical Credits
Ian Caple Engineer
Terry Edwards Arranger
Carla Torgerson Contributor
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