Looking in the Shadows

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Looking in the Shadows
Looking in the Shadows.jpg
Studio album by The Raincoats
Released 1996
Genre Alternative rock
Length 47:41
Label Rough Trade (UK), Geffen (US)
Producer Ed Buller
The Raincoats chronology
Moving
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Looking in the Shadows
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork (7.4/10) [1]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars link

Looking in the Shadows is the fourth studio album by British alternative rock group the Raincoats, released in 1996 on Rough Trade and Geffen. It was the band's first album in 12 years, after Moving (1984).

Track listing[edit]

Tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 12 were written by Ana Da Silva, the remainder by Gina Birch.

  1. "Only Tonight" – 3:30
  2. "Don't Be Mean" – 3:59
  3. "Forgotten Words" – 3:36
  4. "Pretty" – 4:17
  5. "Truth is Hard" – 2:57
  6. "Babydog" – 5:05
  7. "You Ask Why" – 3:58
  8. "57 Ways to End It All" – 5:31
  9. "So Damn Early" – 4:12
  10. "You Kill Me" – 3:58
  11. "Love a Loser" – 3:30
  12. "Looking in the Shadows" – 3:14

Personnel[edit]

  • Gina Birch – vocals, bass, guitar, feedback, fuzz guitar, distortion
  • Ana Da Silva – vocals, bass, rhythm guitar, keyboards, 12 string guitar, slide guitar, sruthi, design
  • Ed Buller – piano, Moog synthesizer
  • Gary Stout – programming, computer editing
  • Simon Fisher Turner – vocals on "Love a Loser"
  • Pete Shelley – vocals on "Love a Loser"
  • Anne Wood – bass, guitar, violin
  • Shirley O'Loughlin – photography
  • Heather Dunn – bass, drums
  • Maria Mochnacz – photography