Svn Fngrs

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Svn Fngrs
Black Francis - SVN FNGRS (2007) front cover.jpg
EP by
ReleasedMarch 2008
GenreAlternative rock
Length20:14
LabelCooking Vinyl
ProducerJason Carter
Black Francis chronology
Bluefinger
(2007)
Svn Fngrs
(2008)
The Golem
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound7/10[2]
Pitchfork6.8/10[3]
Popmatters7/10 stars[4]

Svn Fngrs is a mini-album by Black Francis (a.k.a. Frank Black), released on March 3, 2008.[5] The album's title is a reference to the Irish mythological hero Cúchulainn, who was said to have seven fingers and seven toes. The songs "Seven Fingers" and "When They Come to Murder Me" also feature lyrics written from Cúchulainn's point of view.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Black Francis

  1. "The Seus" – 3:42
  2. "Garbage Heap" – 2:50
  3. "Half Man" – 2:33
  4. "I Sent Away" – 2:03
  5. "Seven Fingers" – 1:46
  6. "The Tale of Lonesome Fetter" – 3:56
  7. "When They Come to Murder Me" – 3:24

Personnel[edit]

  • Black Francis - vocals and guitars
  • Jason Carter - drums, percussion, engineer, mixer, producer
  • Violet Clark - bass
  • Julian Harkema, Mark Lemhouse - artwork, design

References[edit]

  1. ^ hares, Heather. "Black Francis: Svn Fngrs". Allmusic. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
  2. ^ Patashnik, Ben (21 February 2008). "Black Francis: Svn Fngrs". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
  3. ^ Tangari, Joe (17 April 2008). "Black Francis: Svn Fngrs". Pitchfork. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
  4. ^ Brady, Michael Patrick (16 April 2008). "Black Francis: Svn Fngrs". Popmatters. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
  5. ^ Pixies main man to release mini-album | News | NME.COM