Thud (album)

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Thud
Kevin Gilbert Thud.jpg
Studio album by Kevin Gilbert
Released 21 March 1995
Recorded Lawnmower And Garden Supply, Pasadena, CA
Genre Progressive rock
Length 49:33
Label PRA
Producer Kevin Gilbert, track 7 produced by Gilbert, Bill Bottrell and Dan Schwartz
Kevin Gilbert chronology
No Reasons Given
(1984)
Thud
(1995)
Live at the Troubadour
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Thud is the first studio album by the rock artist Kevin Gilbert. It was released in 1995. The album was his last release before his accidental death in 1996.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Kevin Gilbert, except where noted.

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "When You Give Your Love to Me" Bottrell, Gilbert 3:20
2. "Goodness Gracious"   4:08
3. "Joytown" Bottrell, Gilbert, MacLeod, Schwartz 4:53
4. "Waiting"   5:05
5. "Tea for One"   5:49
6. "Shadow Self"   7:05
7. "The Tears of Audrey"   4:47
8. "Shrug (Because of Me and You)" Bottrell, Gilbert, MacLeod, Schwartz 3:54
9. "All Fall Down"   5:35
10. "Song for a Dead Friend"   5:56

Some distributions of the album were also co-packaged with a bonus CD entitled "Kashmir & Thud EP" including five additional tracks:

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Kashmir" Bonham, Page, Plant 4:29
2. "Goodness Gracious (thud version)"   4:09
3. "Waiting (the other version)"   4:44
4. "Joytown (recorded live and acoustic for Westwood One Radio)" Bottrell, Gilbert, MacLeod, Schwartz 4:30
5. "Shadow Self (alternate version)"   6:47

Personnel[edit]

  • Kevin Gilbert - vocals, keyboards, guitars, bass, drums (5, 7), cello
  • Bill Bottrell - backing vocals, guitar (3), pedal steel guitar (7)
  • Brian MacLeod - drums, percussion
  • Dan Schwartz - bass (1, 3, 7, 8)
  • Robert Ferris - backing vocals (4, 6)
  • Skip Waring, Toby Holmes, Jay Mueller and Bruce Friedman - brass section (9)
  • Lyle Workman - electric guitar (2)

Additional personnel for Kashmir & Thud EP include:

  • Kevin Gilbert - vocals, guitars, bass, mic feedback (3), foot tambourine (4), arrangements (1)
  • Corky James - guitars (1), arrangements (1)
  • Dave Kerzner - mellotron (3), orchestron (1)
  • Nick D'Virgilio - drums (3), percussion (4)
  • Russ Parrish - guitars (3), bass (4)
  • Satnam Ramgotra - tabla (1)
  • T.A. Ronn - dobro (4)
  • Toss Panos - drums (1)

Trivia[edit]

  • The photography used as the front cover of Thud was taken by famous German surrealist photographer Herbert List.
  • Two of the songs on Thud, namely "All Fall Down" and "Shrug (Because of Me and You)", were originally recorded by Giraffe and have been reworked by Kevin for this release.
  • The original title of "Shadow Self" was "Late for Dinner" which still appears on the Thud promo release.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demalon, Tom. "Thud - Kevin Gilbert". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-27. 

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