Evolver (The Grid album)

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Evolver
Grid Evolver.jpg
Studio album by The Grid
Released 19 September 1994
Recorded 1993-1994
Genre Techno
House
Length 66:17
Label Deconstruction Records
Producer The Grid
The Grid chronology
456
(1992)
Evolver
(1994)
Music for Dancing
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars link

Evolver is a 1994 album by the British musical project The Grid; it is 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, Europe and Australia. "Texas Cowboys" and "Rollercoaster" were also released as singles. Evolver reached number 14 on the UK Albums Chart.[1]

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.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 51
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 27
Switzerland (Swiss Hitparade)[4] 46
UK Albums (Official Charts Company)[1] 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official Charts > Grid". The Official UK Charts Company. Retrieved 2016-09-03. 
  2. ^ Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010. Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. 
  3. ^ "swedishcharts.com > The Grid in Swedish Charts". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2016-09-03. 
  4. ^ "hitparade.ch > The Grid in der Schweizer Hitparade" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 2016-09-03.