Brood (album)

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Brood
Studio album by My Friend the Chocolate Cake
Released 1994
Recorded July 1993 at Metropolis Audio, Melbourne, July 1993 and Periscope, Melbourne, August-September 1993
Genre Australian rock
Length 65:31
Label Liberation Music
Producer Helen Mountfort, David Bridie, Jim Rondinelli
My Friend the Chocolate Cake chronology
My Friend the Chocolate Cake
(1991)
Brood
(1994)
Good Luck [1996]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Brood is the second studio album by Melbourne band My Friend the Chocolate Cake. The album was released in 1994 and won the 1995 ARIA Music Award for Best Adult Contemporary Album.[2] [3]

Track listing[edit]

(All lyrics by David Bridie except where noted; all arrangements by My Friend the Chocolate Cake)

  1. "Dance (You Stupid Monster to my Soft Song)" – 2:36
  2. "I've Got a Plan" – 3:12
  3. "Throwing It Away" – 3:59
  4. "Greenkeeping" – 3:27
  5. "The Old Years" – 3:46
  6. "Song From Under the Floorboards" (music, lyrics by Howard Devoto) – 3:57
  7. "Jimmy Stynes" – 3:21
  8. "Slow Way to Go Down" – 5:18
  9. "Bottom and the Rustics" – 4:23
  10. "Rosetta" – 3:49
  11. "The Gossip" – 4:18
  12. "Brood" – 3:47
  13. "Yandoit" – 4:17
  14. "The Pramsitters" – 3:12
  15. "Aberystwyth" – 4:10
  16. "The Red Wallpaper" – 1:40
  17. "John Cain Avenue" – 3:43
  18. "Low" – 2:28

Personnel[edit]

  • David Bridie - vocals, piano, harmonium
  • Helen Mountfort - cello, backing vocals
  • Hope Csutoros - violin, viola, hats
  • Andrew Carswell - mandolin, tin whistle, mandola
  • Greg Patten - drums, ukelele, bvs
  • Andrew Richardson - acoustic guitar
  • Michael Barker - drums, percussion
  • Bill McDonald - bass guitar ("Plan", "Old Years", "Song From Under the Floorboards")
  • Jim Rondinelli - backing vocals ("The Old Years")

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ ARIA Music Awards winners, 1995. (Note: ARIA website erroneously lists the album as "I've Got A Plan", a single from the album).
  3. ^ Australian Music Online website