Evolver (The Grid album)

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Studio album by The Grid
Released 1994
Recorded 1993-1994
Genre Techno
Length 66:17
Label Deconstruction Records
Producer The Grid
The Grid chronology
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Evolver is a 1994 album by the British musical project The Grid; the duo's third album overall. "Swamp Thing" is the best-known song from this album, becoming a dance club favorite and chart hit in the UK and Australia. "Texas Cowboys" and "Rollercoaster" were also released as singles. Evolver reached number 14 on the UK Albums Chart.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Grid members Richard Norris and Dave Ball.

  1. "Wake up" – 7:53
  2. "Rollercoaster" – 6:34
  3. "Swamp Thing" – 6:41
  4. "Throb" – 5:04
  5. "Rise" – 6:07
  6. "Shapes of Sleep" – 6:44
  7. "Higher Peaks" – 6:11
  8. "Texas Cowboys" – 5:51
  9. "Spin Cycle" – 5:31
  10. "Golden Dawn" – 9:38

Additional information[edit]

  • Susannah Melvoin provides vocals on the track "Rollercoaster".
  • The track "Golden Dawn" is listed as being 8:35 long on the cover, yet is only approximately 7:15 in length. After the music finishes, there is silence, and a hidden track beginning at 8:21. It consists of a jocular message left in a telephone answering machine.