Cuts Across the Land

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Cuts Across The Land
Studio album by The Duke Spirit
Released May 2005
Recorded 2004
Genre Garage rock
Length 45:27
Label Loog
The Duke Spirit chronology
Cuts Across The Land
(2005)
Ex-Voto
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press 4/5 stars[2]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[3]
NME (7/10)[4]
Pitchfork Media (7.4/10)[5]
Popmatters (7/10)[6]
Prefix 4/5 stars[7]
URB 4/5 stars[2]

Cuts Across the Land is the debut album by English indie rock band The Duke Spirit. It was released in the United Kingdom in May 2005. It charted at #40 on the UK Albums Chart.

Tracklisting[edit]

All lyrics written by Liela Moss. 

UK release (Loog Records, 2005)
No. Title Music Length
1. "Cuts Across the Land"   Toby Butler 3:11
2. "Stubborn Stitches"   Butler 3:20
3. "Darling, You're Mean"   Luke Ford 3:58
4. "Win Your Love"   Ford 3:14
5. "Hello to the Floor"   Ford 4:35
6. "Bottom of the Sea"   Ford 4:09
7. "Fades the Sun"   Dan Higgins 2:48
8. "You Were Born Inside My Heart"   Butler 3:21
9. "Lion Rip"   Butler 2:37
10. "Lovetones"   Ford 4:01
11. "Love Is an Unfamiliar Name"   Butler 2:34
12. "Red Weather"   Ford 4:43
US release (Star Time International Records, 2006)
No. Title Length
1. "Cuts Across the Land"   3:11
2. "Love Is an Unfamiliar Name"   3:20
3. "Darling, You're Mean"   3:58
4. "Win Your Love"   3:14
5. "Hello to the Floor"   4:35
6. "Bottom of the Sea"   4:09
7. "Fades the Sun"   2:48
8. "You Were Born Inside My Heart"   3:21
9. "Lion Rip"   2:37
10. "Lovetones"   4:01
11. "Stubborn Stitches"   2:34
12. "Red Weather"   4:43

Souvenirs[edit]

The 'Special Edition' UK release included a bonus disc of exclusive rarities, titled in the sleeve notes as Souvenirs – A Bonus Album and on the disc itself as Rarities Album. It comprised ten additional tracks, made up of demos and radio sessions.

No. Title Length
1. "Scratching Around" (demo) 3:19
2. "So Good To Hear" (demo) 4:40
3. "Patients" (demo) 3:13
4. "Wooden Heart" (demo) 4:27
5. "The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter" (demo) 3:43
6. "Hello To The Floor" (Radio 1 Lamacq Live session track) 4:17
7. "Lion Rip" (Virgin Razorcuts session track) 2:13
8. "Cuts Across The Land" (XFM session track) 3:15
9. "Win Your Love" (Virgin Razorcuts session track) 3:06
10. "Dark Is Light Enough" (XFM session track) 4:28

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