Funeral Dress (album)

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Funeral Dress
Studio album by Wussy
Released December 2005
Recorded 2005
Genre Indie rock, country rock, alternative rock
Length 35:47
Label Shake It Records
Producer Wussy
Wussy chronology
Funeral Dress
(2005)
Left for Dead
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Robert Christgau(A)[1]
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
No Depression(favorable)[3]

Funeral Dress, the debut album by Wussy, was released on December 6, 2005.[2] The label, Shake It Records, released the album on CD format only.

Upon its release, the album received mostly positive reviews. It was chosen as the 4th greatest album of the decade by prominent critic Robert Christgau.[4]

In 2015, SPIN ranked Funeral Dress #252 on their list of the 300 best albums of the last 30 years.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Airborne" - 3:17
  2. "Funeral Dress" - 3:59
  3. "Soak It Up" - 2:55
  4. "Shunt" - 3:18
  5. "Conversation Lags" - 3:08
  6. "Crooked" - 3:13
  7. "Humanbrained Horse" - 3:46
  8. "Motorcycle" - 3:56
  9. "Yellow Cotton Dress" - 2:17
  10. "Bought It Again" - 3:44
  11. "Don't Leave Just Now" - 3:46

Live album[edit]

Wussy released a live version of the album, titled Funeral Dress II for Record Store Day on April 16, 2011 at Shake It Records in Northside, Cincinnati.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Robert Christgau: CG: Wussy". www.robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b Luerssen, John D. "Funeral Dress Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 28 November 2014.
  3. ^ Alden (31 October 2005). "Wussy - Funeral Dress". No Depression. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  4. ^ "Rolling Stone Ballot: The 00's Best Songs & Albums". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2012-02-17.
  5. ^ "The 300 Best Albums Of The Past 30 Years (1985-2014) | SPIN". 2015-05-11. Retrieved 2016-09-25.
  6. ^ "The Many Reasons to Love Wussy". 16 March 2012.