The Fat Skier

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The Fat Skier
The Fat Skier (Throwing Muses album) cover art.jpg
Studio album by
Released6 July 1987
Recorded1986-1987
Genre Alternative rock
Length25:32
Label 4AD (MAD706)
Producer Mark Van Hecke
Throwing Muses chronology
Chains Changed
(1987)
The Fat Skier
(1987)
House Tornado
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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The Fat Skier is a mini-LP by Throwing Muses, released on 6 July 1987 on the 4AD label in the UK and licensed to Sire Records in the US. [2] It played at 33 ⅓ RPM on the A-side (the first six tracks) and at 45 RPM on the B-side (a new version of "Soul Soldier", a song which first appeared on their debut album). It reached number two in the Independent Albums Chart in the UK. [3]

Contents

Track listing

All songs written by Kristin Hersh except where noted

  1. "Garoux des Larmes" - 2:37
  2. "Pools in Eyes" - 3:20 (Tanya Donelly)
  3. "A Feeling" - 3:09
  4. "Soap and Water" - 2:26
  5. "And a She-Wolf After the War" - 3:31
  6. "You Cage" - 1:41
  7. "Soul Soldier" - 8:48

Personnel

Production

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References

  1. Phares, Heather "The Fat Skier Review", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-01-16
  2. Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, ISBN   1-841953-35-0, p. 546
  3. Lazell, Barry (1998) Indie Hits 1980–1989, Cherry Red Books, ISBN   0-9517206-9-4, p. 233