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Hitchcock, Robyn & The Venus 3 / Goodnight Oslo
Album:Goodnight Oslo Collection:General
Artist:Hitchcock, Robyn & The Venus 3 Added:Mar 2009
Label:Yep Roc Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-04-12 Pull Date:2009-06-14 
Week Ending:Jun 14Jun 7May 31May 24May 10May 3Apr 26Apr 19

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 06, 2017:Emergency Crew - For Decca - At the Cafe Boho
Your Head Here
4.Apr 26, 2013:Time Traveler
Up To Our Nex
2.Jul 26, 2013:Time Traveler
Up To Our Nex
5.Jun 17, 2011:Time Traveler
Up To Our Nex
3.Jun 28, 2013:Time Traveler
Up To Our Nex
6.Mar 25, 2011:Time Traveler
Up To Our Nex

Album Review
Rafe McBride
Reviewed 2009-04-07 
Since leaving the Soft Boys, Robyn Hitchcock has been making consistently good pop-rock albums, with a signature variety of acerbic lyrics. This album definitely continues this trend and features nice contributions from his backing band, (including some R.E.M. alums). FCC CLEAN

1) Reminiscent of Dylan’s more recent stuff with a little Memphis R&B thing going on.
2) Nice chiming electric guitars with darker vocals / organs
3) Bouncy, offbeat, pop-track
*4) Pop-rock with nice multi-part harmonies
5) Dark acoustic country shuffle that reminds me a little of Leonard Cohen (Colin Meloy contributes some vocals to this one)
6) Darker ballad
7) Folksy jangly pop, with Horns
8) Repeating chorus… “love between a woman and man is an intricate thing.”
*9) Drugged out '50s pop groove
10) Dense, hypnotic composition with strings

Track Listing
1.What You Is 6.Sixteen Years
2.Your Head Here 7.Up To Our Nex
3.Saturday Groovers 8.Intricate Thing
4.I'm Falling 9.Tlc
5.Hurry For The Sky 10.Goodnight Oslo