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Artist: Thin White Rope (Performed By)

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Label: Frontier Records
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Album: Spoor
# Song Title   Time
1)    Town Without Pity
2)    Red Sun - (acoustic version)
3)    Man With the Golden Gun
4)    They're Hanging Me Tonight
5)    Some Velvet Morning
6)    Ants Are Cavemen
7)    Little Doll
8)    Outlaw Blues
9)    Burn the Flames
10)    Eye
11)    Skinhead
12)    Tina and Glen - (demo)
13)    Munich Eunich - (demo)
14)    Here She Comes Now - (demo)
15)    Untitled - (hidden track)
 



Performer Notes
  • Contains an untitle hidden track following "Here She Comes Now".
  • SPOOR contains rare demos, live tracks and out-of-print tracks never before available in the United States.
  • Thin White Rope includes: Guy Kyser, Roger Kunkel (vocals, guitar); John Von Feldt (bass); Matthew Abourezk (drums).
  • Spanning a career of fringe rock releases and rhythm section revisions, Spoor gathers 15 musical oddities from Davis, CA's Thin White Rope. Wearing their influences on their sleeve, the quartet stumble through a grab bag of covers both obvious (the Velvet Underground's "Here She Comes Now," the Stooges "Little Doll") and truly confounding ("God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," Tiomkin & Washington's "Town Without Pity"). At the collection's core is the group's 1988 tribute EP Red Sun. Unfortunately, of the handful of originals, only the demos for frontman Guy Kyser's "Red Sun" and "Tina and Glen" are up to the standards of the group's album material. The latter finds the band cutting loose on a light-hearted surf rave-up while the former is still better heard in it's album incarnation. Even the jagged edges of "Munich Eunich," however, are an improvement over many of the covers on hand. Removed from the live gig's setting of hot, tightly packed bodies, the feedback sprawl of the Stooges' "Little Doll" wears thin. Likewise, while a take on "Town Without Pity" may have seemed ambitious upon appearance in 1988, it boarders perilously close to parody territory with the passing years. There are some exceptions however: the James Bond theme "Man With the Golden Gun" suits Thin White Rope's desert noir sound just fine, and a take on Marty Robbins' "They're Hanging Me Tonight" has its moments, particularly when Kyser makes his way into the chorus. By the very nature of the collection however, Spoor is a fan issue, not the recommended initiation to the band's music. ~ Nathan Bush

Professional Reviews
Q (5/95, p.134) - 3 Stars - Good - "...SPOOR's posthumous bits'n'pieces round-up scours live tracks, out-of-print faves and early demos, providing no deviation from the Thin White norm along the way but good examples of their particularly skewed, spooked style..."

Format:CD (0 Disc); Stereo
Country:USA
Studio/Live: Mixed
Release Date:1 February, 1995
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