Drum (album)

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Studio album by Hugo Largo
Released January 1, 1988
Genre Art rock
Length 27:50
Label Opal Records, Land Records, All Saints Records
Producer Michael Stipe
Hugo Largo chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
The Village Voice D+[2]

Drum is the first release from art rock band Hugo Largo. It was produced by Michael Stipe[3][4] (who also provides backing vocals on two of the tracks) and released by Brian Eno's record label, Opal Records, on January 1, 1988. It had originally been released by Relativity Records in shorter form as an EP in 1987. The Guardian included it in a list of "1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die" in 2007.[5] It was released in the United Kingdom by Land Records,[6] and reissued by All Saints Records in 2005.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Grow Wild" (Mimi Goese, Adam Peacock, Hahn Rowe, Tim Sommer) 3:46
  2. "Eskimo Song" (Goese, Peacock, Rowe, Sommer) 3:42
  3. "Fancy" (Ray Davies) 4:18
  4. "Harpers" (Goese, Stipe) 2:22
  5. "Scream Tall" (Goese, Peacock, Rowe, Sommer) 3:17
  6. "Country" (Goese, Peacock, Rowe, Sommer) 3:42
  7. "Eureka" (Goese, Peacock, Rowe, Sommer) 3:13
  8. "Second Skin" (Goese, Sommer) 3:16
  9. "My Favourite People" (Goese) 0:55


"Fancy" is a cover of a song first released by the Kinks on their album Face to Face.


  1. ^ Mills, Ted. Drum at AllMusic
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (November 29, 1988). "Christgau's Consumer Guide: Turkey Shoot". The Village Voice. Retrieved March 26, 2017. 
  3. ^ Ann Powers (1998-06-17). "Carving a Path Of Innovations". nytimes.com. Retrieved 2008-07-15. 
  4. ^ Robbins and Stenger. "Hugo Largo". trouserpress.com. Retrieved 2008-05-21. 
  5. ^ guardian.co.uk (2007-11-20). "Top 1000 Albums". guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2008-07-15. 
  6. ^ https://www.discogs.com/Hugo-Largo-Drum/master/103238