Then Again: A Retrospective

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Then Again: A Retrospective
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Greatest hits album by Martha and the Muffins
Released 1998
Genre New wave
Label EMI
Producer Mark Gane, Martha Johnson, Daniel Lanois
Martha and the Muffins chronology
Modern Lullaby
(1992)Modern Lullaby1992
Then Again: A Retrospective
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Then Again: A Retrospective is a 1998 compilation album by Martha and the Muffins. Although credited to the band's original name, it includes songs from both the full name and M + M phases of the band's career.

The album contains one new song, "Resurrection",[1] one of only two new tracks released by the band between their 1992 album Modern Lullaby and the 2010 album Delicate (album).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Mark Gane and Martha Johnson; except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Paint by Number Heart" Johnson 3:29
2. "Echo Beach" Gane 3:34
3. "Suburban Dream" Gane 3:29
4. "You Sold the Cottage" Gane 3:59
5. "Swimming" Gane, Johnson, Tim Gane, Andy Haas, Daniel Lanois, Jocelyne Lanois 3:53
6. "Women Around the World at Work" Gane 3:57
7. "World Without Borders"   3:08
8. "Danseparc (Every Day It's Tomorrow)"   3:23
9. "Obedience" Johnson 3:32
10. "Several Styles of Blonde Girls Dancing"   5:53
11. "Black Stations/White Stations"   5:12
12. "Come Out and Dance" Gane, Johnson, Daniel Lanois 4:50
13. "Cooling the Medium"   3:42
14. "Song in My Head"   4:36
15. "By the Waters of Babylon"   4:57
16. "Rainbow Sign"   4:41
17. "Fighting the Monster"   3:17
18. "Resurrection"   3:46


  1. ^ a b Badgley, Aaron. "Martha and the Muffins: Then Again: A Retrospective > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 18 September 2011.