|Studio album by|
|Recorded||June-July 1995 at Nightshift Studios, Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Genre||Dunedin sound, jangle pop, indie rock, alternative rock|
|Label||Flying Nun Records|
|The Bats chronology|
Couchmaster is an album released in 1995 by New Zealand band The Bats. It was their last studio album release for ten years.
"Afternoon in Bed" was released as a CD single that included three additional non-album tracks.
All tracks are written by Robert Scott, except as noted.
|2.||"Afternoon in Bed"||5:13|
|3.||"Around You Like Snow"||2:40|
|4.||"Work It Out"||2:50|
|6.||"Land o' Lakes"||3:44|
|7.||"Chain Home Low" (The Bats)||3:03|
|9.||"Shoeshine" (The Bats, Kaye Woodward)||3:42|
|10.||"Crow Song" (The Bats)||5:57|
|11.||"Smorgasboard" (The Bats)||1:35|
|12.||"Knowledge is Power"||4:05|
|13.||"It's Happening to You"||3:03|
|15.||"For the Ride"||3:42|
|16.||"Out of Bounds"||3:27|
|17.||"Down to Me"||3:13|
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