Tigertown Pictures

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Tigertown Pictures
Comet Gain Tigertown Pictures Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released28 September 1999
Genre Indie pop
Length54:00
Label Flag of the United States.svg Kill Rock Stars [1]
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Where It's At
Comet Gain chronology
Magnetic Poetry
(1997)
Tigertown Pictures
(1999)
Réalistes
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [2]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [3]
Pitchfork Media 4.8/10 [4]

Tigertown Pictures is an album by British indie pop band Comet Gain. [5] [6] It followed a change of record label to Kill Rock Stars and introduced a new band line-up, with the exception of frontman/songwriter David Christian. [7]

Contents

Critical reception

CMJ wrote: "Boy/girl lead vocals, astoundingly rough time changes and drunken yet still meaningful lyrics make this effort another interesting episode in this band's soap-operatic career." [7] The Detroit Metro Times wrote: "With tear/beer-stained sentiments and boy-girl vocals, this U.K. gang of four’s art-punky rickety rack explores why our most cherished music turns on us when relationships fail." [8]

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Record Collection"4:23
2."Skinny Wolves"3:16
3."Jack Nance Rising"5:07
4."Deficient Love"1:41
5."Germ of Youth/Ghosts of Sulphate"2:05
6."Radar"2:27
7."Transmission Lost"4:43
8."Hate Soul"3:27
9."When You Come Back I'll Feel Like Jesus Coming Off The Cross"4:32
10."Dreaming Of Tigertown"7:20
11."Saturday Night Facts Of Life"2:01
12."Ballad Of The Arms Of Cable Hogue"3:24
13."Jasper Johns"4:18
14."The Final Anesthetic"5:16

Personnel

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References

  1. "Comet Gain | Kill Rock Stars". www.killrockstars.com.
  2. "Tigertown Pictures - Comet Gain | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic" via www.allmusic.com.
  3. Larkin, Colin (2006). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Volume 2: MUZE. p. 501.CS1 maint: location (link)
  4. "Comet Gain: Tigertown Pictures". Pitchfork.
  5. "Comet Gain | Biography & History". AllMusic.
  6. "Comet Gain".
  7. 1 2 "Reviews". CMJ New Music Report. CMJ Network, Inc. October 18, 1999 via Google Books.
  8. Draper, Jimmy. "Delight in deceit". Detroit Metro Times.