Hyacinths and Thistles

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Hyacinths and Thistles
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Studio album by The 6ths
Released September 5, 2000
Genre Indie Pop
Length 60:54
Label Merge Records
Producer Stephin Merritt
The 6ths chronology
Wasps' Nests
(1995)
Hyacinths and Thistles
(2000)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic68/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyA–[5]
The Guardian4/5 stars[8]
Los Angeles Times4/4 stars[3]
Pitchfork6.0/10[4]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[6]
Spin6/10[7]

Hyacinths and Thistles is the second studio album by the indie rock band The 6ths. It was released in 2000 on Merge Records.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Stephin Merritt.[9]

# Song title Time Singer
1. "As You Turn to Go" 1:59 Momus
2. "Give Me Back My Dreams" 3:06 Sally Timms
3. "He Didn't" 2:30 Bob Mould
4. "I've Got New York" 2:12 Melanie
5. "Just Like a Movie Star" 4:11 Dominique A
6. "Kissing Things" 2:28 Sarah Cracknell
7. "Lindy-Lou" 1:45 Miho Hatori
8. "Night Falls Like a Grand Piano" 2:35 Clare Grogan
9. "The Dead Only Quickly" 1:03 Neil Hannon
10. "The Sailor in Love with the Sea" 2:41 Gary Numan
11. "Volcana!" 3:05 Marc Almond
12. "Waltzing Me All the Way Home" 1:51 Odetta
13. "You You You You You" 3:10 Katharine Whalen
14. "Oahu" 28:10 Miss Lily Banquette

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Hyacinths and Thistles by The 6ths". Metacritic. Retrieved 2018-03-14. 
  2. ^ Gallucci, Michael. "Hyacinths and Thistles Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2018-03-14. 
  3. ^ Cromelin, Richard (2000-09-15). "Merritt's Songs Speak Sweetly From the Heart". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2018-03-14. 
  4. ^ LeMay, Matt (2000-09-05). "The 6ths: Hyacinths and Thistles Album Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2018-03-14. 
  5. ^ Browne, David (2000-09-08). "Music Review: 'Hyacinths and Thistles'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2018-03-14. 
  6. ^ Sarig, Roni (2000). "The 6ths, Hyacinths and Thistles". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2002-03-27. 
  7. ^ Greenwald, Andy (October 2000). "The 6ths: Hyacinths and Thistles". Spin. SPIN Media LLC. p. 184. 
  8. ^ Aizlewood, John (2000-09-22). "Pop CD releases". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-09-25. 
  9. ^ "Hyacynths and Thistles". houseoftomorrow.com. The Magnetic Fields. Archived from the original on 5 March 2008. Retrieved 8 July 2011.