Limbo (album)

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Limbo
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 13, 1996
RecordedNovember – December 1995
Genre Alternative rock
Length46:58
Label 4AD, Rykodisc, Throwing Music [1]
Producer Throwing Muses
Throwing Muses chronology
University
(1995)
Limbo
(1996)
Throwing Muses
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Limbo is a 1996 album by the American alternative rock band Throwing Muses, released on Rykodisc. The album was recorded at the New Orleans studio where the band had recorded University . Following a tour for the album, Throwing Muses were dissolved, with Kristin Hersh continuing her solo career and David Narcizo and Bernard Georges working on several personal and music projects including Hersh's. The album, engineered by Trina Shoemaker, also features cellist Martin McCarrick and Robert Rust on piano.

The album cover and liner notes drawings were done by Gilbert Hernandez.

Track listing

All songs written by Kristin Hersh.

  1. "Buzz" – 3:18
  2. "Ruthie's Knocking" – 3:25
  3. "Freeloader" – 3:28
  4. "The Field" – 3:28
  5. "Limbo" – 4:26
  6. "Tar Kissers" – 3:07
  7. "Tango" – 2:57
  8. "Serene" – 2:49
  9. "Mr. Bones" – 3:09
  10. "Night Driving" – 4:57
  11. "Cowbirds" – 3:53
  12. "Shark" – 3:12
  • "White Bikini Sand" (hidden track) – 3:32

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References

  1. "Throwing Muses: 'Limbo'". 4AD. Retrieved November 23, 2020.
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  3. Ali, Lorraine (February 2, 1998). "Rolling Stone review". Archived from the original on February 5, 2008. Retrieved January 7, 2018.