Milk and Scissors

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Milk And Scissors
Artist THE HANDSOME FAMILY album MILK AND SCISSORS.jpg
Studio album by The Handsome Family
Released May 14, 1996
Recorded Kingsize Sound Laboratories, Chicago, IL
Genre Alternative Country
Length 40:35
Label Carrot Top
Producer Dave Trumfio, The Handsome Family
The Handsome Family chronology
Odessa
(1994)
Milk and Scissors
(1996)
Invisible Hands
(1997)

Milk and Scissors is the second album released by alternative country band The Handsome Family. It was released 1996 by Carrot Top Records, and by Scout Releases in the same year.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All music by Brett Sparks and all lyrics by Rennie Sparks, except as noted

  1. "Lake Geneva" – 3:11
  2. "Winnebago Skeletons" – 4:13
  3. "Drunk By Noon" – 2:51
  4. "The House Carpenter" (traditional, arranged by The Handsome Family, inspired by Clarence Ashley's 1930 recording) – 3:36
  5. "The Dutch Boy" – 3:51
  6. "The King Who Wouldn't Smile" – 2:35
  7. "Emily Shore 1819-1839" – 4:34
  8. "3-Legged Dog" (Darrell Sparks)– 4:34
  9. "#1 Country Song" (Brett Sparks) – 3:35
  10. "Amelia Earhart vs. The Dancing Bear" - 3:13
  11. "Tin Foil" - 2:41
  12. "Puddin' Fingers" (Mike Werner) - 1:41

Personnel[2][edit]

  • The Handsome Family:
    • Brett Sparks - guitar, vocals, dobro, organ, harmonica, lap steel
    • Rennie Sparks - bass, vocals
    • Mike Werner - percussion
  • Diane Murphy - band photo
  • Brad Miller - cover photo
  • Design by Rennie & Mike with Sheila Sachs

References[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs
  2. ^ cf. Brett & Rennie Sparks (1996): Credits. In Milk And Scissors [CD booklet]. Chicago: Carrot Top Records.

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