Saint Etienne ‎– Sound Of Water

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Sub Pop ‎– SPCD 509
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Tracklist

1 Late Morning 4:13
2 Heart Failed (In The Back Of A Taxi) 3:41
3 Sycamore 3:46
4 Don't Back Down 4:49
5 Just A Little Overcome 3:41
6 Boy Is Crying 3:52
7 Aspects Of Lambert 3:30
8 Downey,CA 4:24
9 How We Used To Live 9:02
10 The Place At Dawn 1:47

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  • Barcode: 0 98787-0509-2 9

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MNTCD1018 Saint Etienne Sound Of Water(CD, Album) Mantra Recordings MNTCD1018 UK 2000 Sell This Version
HVNLP72CD, 2759111 Saint Etienne Sound Of Water(CD, Album, RE, RM) Heavenly, Universal UMC HVNLP72CD, 2759111 UK & Europe 2011 Sell This Version
MNTCD1018 Saint Etienne Sound Of Water(CD, Album) Mantra Recordings, Playground Music Scandinavia MNTCD1018 Scandinavia 2000 Sell This Version
7243 8 493672-3, 8493672, 7243 8 493672-2, 7243 8 Saint Etienne Sound Of Water(CD, Album) Labels, Labels, Labels, Labels 7243 8 493672-3, 8493672, 7243 8 493672-2, 7243 8 France 2000 Sell This Version
HVNLP72CDSE, HVNLP72CDDE Saint Etienne Sound Of Water(CD, Album, RE + CD, Comp + Dlx, RE, RM) Heavenly, Heavenly HVNLP72CDSE, HVNLP72CDDE UK & Europe 2017 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

September 4, 2005
edited over 11 years ago

Saint Etienne continues in fine form on THE SOUND OF WATER, with Sean O’Hagan of the High Llamas taking main production duties. His fingerprints are immediately evident on the harmonium-drenched pop of “Heart Failed (In the Back of a Taxi)” or the blippy melodies and spoken word of “Don’t Back Down.” It’s a much more thin sound that we’ve become accustomed to from them, but they work with it admirably. “Boy is Crying” has a much more angular harmony, with sharp and layered dynamics, while “Downey, CA” has a subdued sparkle. The 9-minute long “How We Used to Live” that shifts from a maritime piece of 50s elegance to dance-friendly glitter and finally to jazz-inflected downtempo. “The Place at Dawn” takes us out on gentle waves of ambience. Water has never sounded so good.