Goodnight Oslo

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Goodnight Oslo
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Studio album by Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3
Released February 17, 2009
Recorded 2008
Genre Folk pop
Label Yep Roc
Producer Kurt Bloch
Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 chronology
Olé! Tarantula
(2006)
Goodnight Oslo
(2009)
Propellor Time
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Onion (A) [2]
Pitchfork Media (6.5/10) [3]
HonestTune.com [4]

Goodnight Oslo is the seventeenth studio album by Robyn Hitchcock, and his second with The Venus 3. Recorded with Peter Buck of R.E.M., Scott McCaughey of Young Fresh Fellows and Bill Rieflin of Ministry and R.E.M., who are billed collectively as The Venus 3. Colin Meloy of The Decemberists provided one of the backup vocals in "Saturday Groovers", as Hitchcock provided guitar for a track on the Decemberists' album The Hazards of Love.

Track list[edit]

  1. "What You Is" (Hitchcock) – 3:26
  2. "Your Head Here" (Hitchcock) – 3:48
  3. "Saturday Groovers" (Hitchcock) – 2:48
  4. "I'm Falling" (Hitchcock) – 4:34
  5. "Hurry for the Sky" (Hitchcock) - 3:11
  6. "Sixteen Years" (Hitchcock, Peter Buck) – 4:24
  7. "Up to Our Nex" (Hitchcock) – 3:47
  8. "Intricate Thing" (Hitchcock) – 3:31
  9. "TLC" (Hitchcock) – 3:46
  10. "Goodnight Oslo" (Hitchcock) – 6:01

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