Bamnan and Slivercork

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Bamnan and Slivercork
Studio album by Midlake
Released June, 2004
Genre Rock
Length 46:04
Label Bella Union
Producer Midlake
Midlake chronology
Milkmaid Grand Army (EP)
(2001)
Bamnan and Slivercork
(2004)
Balloon Maker
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link

Bamnan and Slivercork is the first studio album by the US rock band Midlake, released in 2004 to positive reviews. It mixes together warm acoustic sounds with electronica and lo-fi keyboard sounds. The songs "Balloon Maker" and "Kingfish Pies" were released as singles.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "They Cannot Let It Expand" - 2:58
  2. "Balloon Maker" - 5:05
  3. "Kingfish Pies" - 4:23
  4. "I Guess I'll Take Care" - 3:22
  5. "Some of Them Were Superstitious" - 5:57
  6. "The Reprimand" - 1:21
  7. "The Jungler" - 3:44
  8. "He Tried to Escape" - 4:32
  9. "Mopper's Medley" - 5:02
  10. "No One Knew Where We Were" - 5:06
  11. "Anabel" - 2:26
  12. "Mr. Amateur" - 2:06

Personnel[edit]

  • Tim Smith — vocals, piano, keyboard, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, flute
  • Eric Pulido — electric guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Eric Nichelson — keyboards, piano, acoustic guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Paul Alexander — bass, double bass, electric guitar, keyboards, piano, bassoon
  • McKenzie Smith — drums, percussion

Production notes[edit]

  • Produced by Midlake
  • Recorded and mixed by Midlake
  • Art by Tim Smith
  • Recorded and mixed in Denton, TX