Shrink (album)

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Shrink
ShrinkbyTheNotwist.jpg
Studio album by
Released15 May 1998[1]
Recorded1997, Uphon Studios
GenreIndie, electronica, post-rock
Length48:28
LabelZero Hour
ProducerGalore
The Notwist chronology
12
(1995)
Shrink
(1998)
Neon Golden
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media7.6/10 11/1/98

Shrink is the fourth album by German indie rock/electronica group The Notwist. The album is notable for its movement away from the group's punk origins and including elements of electronica, ambient, and jazz.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics by Markus Acher. All music by Markus Acher, unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Day 7" – 5:55
  2. "Chemicals" – 5:15
  3. "Another Planet" – 4:30
  4. "Moron" – (music: Micha Acher) – 4:46
  5. "Electric Bear" – 4:28
  6. "No Encores" – (music: Martin Gretschmann) – 4:25
  7. "N. L." – (music: Micha Acher) – 5:36
  8. "Shrink" – 4:24
  9. "Your Signs" – (music: Micha Acher) – 6:46
  10. "0-4" – (music: Micha Acher) – 2:19


Personnel[edit]

  • Notwist: vocals, guitars, keyboards, bass, trumpet, trombone, drums, samples, electronics, vibraphone, etc.
    • Markus Acher: all lyrics
    • Micha Acher: all horn arrangements
    • Martin Messerschmid
    • Martin Gretschmann
  • Guests:
    • Johannes Enders - tenor saxophone, concert flute
    • Stefan Schreiber - bass clarinet
    • Bibul - percussion
    • Wolfgang Petters - guitar on "Day 7"
    • Andreas Gerth - RY30 drum machine, theremin
    • Tobias Kuhn - backing vocals on "Day 7"
    • Axel Von Hoyningen-Hüne - cello
    • Stefan Staudt - vibraphone
    • Kristia Schantz - double bass

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