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Throwing Muses, Limbo

Audio CD

Disk ID: 1238939

Disk length: 46m 59s (12 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 1996

Label: Unknown

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“Limbo” Tracks & Durations

1. Buzz 3:18
2. Ruthie's Knocking 3:25
3. Freeloader 3:27
4. The Field 3:28
5. LIMBO 4:25
6. Tar Kissers 3:07
7. Tango 2:52
8. Serene 2:49
9. Mr. Bones 3:09
10. Night Driving 4:57
11. Cowbirds 3:52
12. Shark (+ hidden track White Bikini Sand) 8:02

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Review

The Throwing Muses might've sounded at their inception like a fidgety, angle-heavy postpunk dream (cofounders Kristin Hersh and Tanya Donelly were mere teenagers!); as a trio in 1996 they sound particularly fierce. With Donelly long gone from the band, the former quartet has an oddly fatter sound, maybe thanks to their major-label experience in big-sounding studios with big-minded production. But with Limbo, Hersh, bassist Bernard Georges, and drummer David Narcizo not only founded their own label, Throwing Music, they settled into existence as a rock band that sounds as if they're on the verge of a spastic explosion. Musically, the three make grandly tense music, with Hersh alternating windy sing-song vocals and a forking, brusque delivery that reaches near-shouting levels in swift bursts. The Muses haven't sounded as frontally propelled in some time, here dashing into the loud bash of a song's chorus and there sticking to more regularly timed tempos and rhythms. There's little musical indication here that the band was on the verge of breakup, and Hersh's solo career seems a continuation of any of several Muses threads followed on Limbo (or on The Real Ramona or Hunkpapa, for that matter). --Andrew Bartlett

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Throwing Muses - Limbo

Tracks: 12, Disk length: 47m (+0m 1s)

Throwing Muses - Limbo

Tracks: 12, Disk length: 46m 57s (-1m 58s)

Throwing Muses - Limbo

Tracks: 13 (+1 tracks), Disk length: 59m 11s (+12m 12s)