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Shadow Cat [Digipak]


  • 1. For Debbie Reynolds
    2. Never Have to See You Again
    3. Love Affair
    4. Wind Cries Mary, The
    5. High on Yourself
    6. Because You're Over
    7. Cat Walks Her Kind of Line, The
    8. Statue with a Walkman
    9. Green Boy, The
    10. Real Dot
    11. Nothing But Time
    12. Beautiful Shock
    13. Baby-Doll
    14. Shadow Cat
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 030

  • Credits
    ProducerRobyn Hitchcock; Robyn Hitchcock
    EngineerJon Brion; Pete Gerrald; Robyn Hitchcock

    Robyn Hitchcock: Robyn Hitchcock (vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano, bass guitar); Moris Tepper (acoustic guitar); Terry Edwards (horns, organ).
    Photographers: Michele Noach; Robyn Hitchcock.
    As an outtakes album, SHADOW CAT stands a cut above the average assembly of studio leftovers. That's not surprising coming from Robyn Hitchcock, however, whose sizable and variegated body of work is remarkably consistent. Hitchcock is joined here by guitarist Morris Tepper (formerly of Captain Beefheart's Magic Band) and Terry Edwards on organ, but this is a mostly acoustic set that finds Robyn front and center.
    With the exception of the dark, moody cover of Hendrix's "The Wind Cries Mary," SHADOW CAT contains all Hitchcock originals. "For Debbie Reynolds" and "The Cat Walks Her Kind of Line" are among the many highlights in this batch of quirky, atmospheric, low-key folk-pop. Those who know the singer-songwriter from the film STOREFRONT HITCHCOCK will find much to recognize and appreciate on this intimate acoustic set.

  • Critic Reviews
    Mojo (Publisher) (p.105) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[S]ongs such as 'Love Affair' and 'Baby Doll' offer a perfect synthesis of his distinctive worldview and voice..."
    Record Collector (magazine) (p.90) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]here are plenty of quality songs here, including a brilliant reading of 'The Wind Cries Mary.'"
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  • Genre: Rock
  • Label: Sartorial 030
  • Distributor: Cargo
  • Analog/Digital: n/a
  • Mono/Stereo: Stereo
  • Studio/Live: Studio
  • UPC: 689492075620
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