A Seat Beneath The Chairs

Spent

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MRG114 | Release Date 1997

from artistdirect.com: Recorded in June '96 at Rare Book Room, Brooklyn, NY, with wonderkid Nicolas Vernhes at the helm, their second full-length A Seat Beneath the Chairs catapults the Spent sound into bold new sonic territory. While remaining loyal to layered guitar interplay, varied male-female vocalizing, and instantly hummable songcraft, Spent has created a noticeably subdued, cohesive collection, worthy of repeated listening in order to take in all of its subtleties. From the gnarled wistfulness of "Stumble Up the Stairs" to the stark majesty of "Until We Have Enough"; from the unapologetic pop of "Under False Eyelids" to the first rate instrumental "No Sign of the Ponies", Spent continue to recreate and reveal themselves in a variety of melodic guises. Piano and clarinet ("The Quarter Conspiracy"), keyboards and Moog ("The Pilot's Lament", "He's Into Lonely") and trumpet (on the title track) are also enlisted to flavor the album's already expansive musical palette.

Track/Song Title Duration Price MP3 Track
Play Good Luck Line 04:27 $0.99 Buy
Play Umbrella Wars 03:24 $0.99 Buy
Play Pilot's Lament 03:46 $0.99 Buy
Play Reupholstered 04:29 $0.99 Buy
Play Quarter Conspiracy 03:56 $0.99 Buy
Play Until We Have Enough 05:56 $0.99 Buy
Play No Sign of the Ponies 03:06 $0.99 Buy
Play Under False Eyelids 03:42 $0.99 Buy
Play Blinds of Her Trailer 05:25 $0.99 Buy
Play Stumble of the Stairs 04:28 $0.99 Buy
Play He's Into Lonely 05:48 $0.99 Buy
Play Seat Beneath the Chairs 04:08 $0.99 Buy

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