The Grotto (album)

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The Grotto
The Grotto (Kristin Hersh album) cover art.jpg
Studio album by Kristin Hersh
Released March 17, 2003
Recorded June 2002
Genre Indie rock / Folk
Length 49:29
Label 4AD
Producer Kristin Hersh
Kristin Hersh chronology
Sunny Border Blue
(2001)Sunny Border Blue2001
The Grotto
(2003)
Learn to Sing Like a Star
(2007)Learn to Sing Like a Star2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 8/10 stars link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly (A-) link

The Grotto is the sixth solo album released by Kristin Hersh. It was released on 17 March 2003 on 4AD records, simultaneously with the Throwing Muses (2003) record. It features Howe Gelb on piano and Andrew Bird on violin. Kristin Hersh produced the album as well as playing all other instruments. The album peaked at #39 on the US's Billboard Top Independent Albums Chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sno Cat"
  2. "Deep Wilson"
  3. "Snake Oil"
  4. "Vanishing Twin"
  5. "SRB"
  6. "Silver Sun"
  7. "Vitamins V"
  8. "Arnica Montana"
  9. "Milk Street"
  10. "Ether"

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