Spooky (album)

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Spooky
Studio album by Lush
Released 27 January 1992
(See release history)
Recorded July – October 1991, September Sound, London
Genre Shoegazing, dream pop
Length 43:37
Label 4AD
Producer Robin Guthrie
Lush chronology
Gala
(1990)
Spooky
(1992)
Split
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars link

Spooky is the debut album of British shoegazing act Lush, produced by Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins. The album follows the band's debut mini-album Scar, several EP releases, and the compilation album Gala. Spooky reached the British Top Ten and topped the national indie charts. The album produced three singles, "Nothing Natural," "For Love," and "Superblast!".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Stray"   Berenyi 2:07
2. "Nothing Natural"   Anderson 5:54
3. "Tiny Smiles"   Anderson, Berenyi 4:26
4. "Covert"   Berenyi 3:34
5. "Ocean"   Berenyi 4:49
6. "For Love"   Berenyi 3:29
7. "Superblast!"   Anderson 4:07
8. "Untogether"   Berenyi 3:33
9. "Fantasy"   Anderson 4:27
10. "Take"   Berenyi 3:28
11. "Laura"   Anderson 3:22
12. "Monochrome"   Anderson 5:05

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format Catalogue #
United Kingdom 27 January 1992 4AD CD CAD 2002 CD
Limited CD in digipak sleeve CAD D 2002 CD
Double 10" vinyl CAD D 2002
United States 4 February 1992 4AD/Reprise CD 9 26798-2
Japan 20 March 1996 Nippon Columbia CD (2 bonus tracks) COCY-80092

Singles[edit]

  • "Nothing Natural" (29 October 1991)
    • CD (US only, Reprise Records 9 40231-2)
      1. "Nothing Natural" – 5:56
      2. "God's Gift" – 4:10
      3. "Monochrome" – 5:07
      4. "Nothing Natural" (Version) – 3:59
  • "For Love" (30 December 1991)
    • CD (BAD 2001 CD); 10" vinyl (BAD D 2001); 12" vinyl (BAD 2001)
      1. "For Love" – 3:32
      2. "Starlust" – 4:21
      3. "Outdoor Miner" – 2:46
      4. "Astronaut" – 2:37
  • "Superblast!" (PROMO ONLY, January 1992)
    • Radio promo CD (PRO-CD-5471)
      1. "Superblast!" (Gil Norton Remix) – 4:04
      2. "Starlust" – 4:21
      3. "Fallin' in Love" – 2:38
      4. "Superblast!" (Album Version) – 4:08

Members[edit]