Sunset Studies

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Sunset Studies
Sunset Studies.jpg
Studio album by Augie March
Released 30 October 2000
Genre Indie rock
Length 76:10
Label BMG Australia
Producer Richard Pleasance, Paul McKercher, Augie March
Augie March chronology
Sunset Studies
(2000)
Strange Bird
(2002)Strange Bird2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
The Australian 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Age 4/5 stars[2]
Herald Sun 4.5/5 stars[3]

Sunset Studies is the first studio album by the Australian indie rock band Augie March. It was released in 2000 in Australia by BMG.

The album was recorded over the course of a year in five studios with three separate producers.[4]

Track listing[edit]

(All songs by Glenn Richards, arranged by Augie March except where noted)

  1. "The Hole In Your Roof" – 7:12
  2. "Maroondah Reservoir" – 5:05
  3. "There Is No Such Place" – 3:17
  4. "Tulip" – 6:20
  5. "Tasman Awakens" – 4:42
  6. "Believe Me" – 2:02
  7. "Sunset Studies" – 5:34
  8. "Men Who Follow Spring The Planet 'Round" (traditional motif, Richards, Augie March) – 5:35
  9. "Angels Of The Bowling Green" – 5:12
  10. "Heartbeat And Sails" – 3:01
  11. "The Offer" – 4:56
  12. "The Good Gardener (On How He Fell)" – 5:26
  13. "Here Comes The Night" – 4:50
  14. "Asleep In Perfection" – 4:04
  15. "Owen's Lament" – 8:46

Personnel[edit]

  • Glenn Richards — guitars, vocals, piano, keys, percussion, drums ("There Is No Such Place"), drum programming, banjo, dobro, samples
  • Edmond Ammendola — bass, piano, percussion, electric guitar, piano accordion
  • David Williams — drums, piano accordion, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals ("The Hole in Your Roof")
  • Adam Donovan — guitar, backing vocals ("The Hole in Your Roof"), pedal steel, hammond organ, piano, keyboards, percussion, tape machine, samples

Additional personnel[edit]

  • Alex Parlas — trumpet ("The Good Gardener")
  • Rob Dawson — piano, backing vocals ("There Is No Such Place"), organ, piano ("The Offer")
  • Cameron Reynolds — clarinet ("Tulip")
  • Tim Neill — hammond organ ("Here Comes the Night")
  • Paul McKercher — acoustic guitar ("Heartbeat and Sails")
  • Gerasimos Grammenos — percussion ("Tasman Awakens")
  • Naomi Evans — violin ("Men Who Follow")
  • Richard Pleasance — dobro, backing vocals ("Men Who Follow")


References[edit]

  1. ^ Iain Shedden, The Australian, 28 October 2000.
  2. ^ The Age, 17 November 2000.
  3. ^ Andrew McCutcheon, Herald Sun, 23 November 2000.
  4. ^ Paul Stewart, "Marching to a different drum," Sunday Herald Sun, 29 October 2000, page 81.