Electra 2000

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Electra 2000
A photo negative of a black-and-white picture of a rhinoceros walking by trees is bordered on the top and bottom with black. The upper border reads "HUM / electra2000" with "HUM" written in copper lettering and a white outline and the album's title in white lettering.
The cover to Electra 2000+1, the re-release with copper lettering
Studio album by Hum
Released October 19, 1993
Recorded 1993
Genre Post-hardcore, indie rock, alternative rock, alternative metal
Length 44:20
Language English
Label 12 Inch/Cargo
Producer Brad Wood and Hum
Hum chronology
Fillet Show
(1991)
Electra 2000
(1993)
You'd Prefer an Astronaut
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]

Electra 2000 is the second studio album by the Champaign, Illinois post-hardcore band Hum. Originally released in 1993 by 12 Inch Records, the first run was limited to 1,000 copies had the band's name printed in black lettering. The album also included "Monty Python Organ Grinder", an instrumental Monty Python song included as a secret track. The second release contains the same track listing as the first, but slightly different cover art, with red lettering rather than black. The album was released for a third time in 1997 by Martians Go Home and contains "Diffuse" as the final track. The song was recorded during the Electra 2000 sessions, but was initially released on the various artists compilation Feast of the Sybarites.[2]

A music video was produced for "Iron Clad Lou".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Hum.

  1. "Iron Clad Lou" – 5:51
  2. "Pinch & Roll" – 3:26
  3. "Shovel" – 4:30
  4. "Pewter" – 4:09
  5. "Scraper" – 3:20
  6. "Firehead" – 3:30
  7. "Sundress" – 3:57
  8. "Double Dip" – 5:16
  9. "Winder" – 14:18

On the original release "Winder" lasts 5:44, with a hidden track, "Monty Python Organ Grinder", beginning at 6:08. This was omitted from subsequent pressings.

Re-release bonus track
  1. "Diffuse" – 4:34

Personnel[edit]

Hum
Additional personnel

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Martians Go Home". Parasol Records. Archived from the original on April 9, 2009. 

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