Jagjaguwar | JAG002

Releases

(JAG002 released: 1996-10-01 )

Drunk
A Derby Spiritual

Celebratory, contemplative, melancholic: a quick description of Drunk's stunning debut, A DERBY SPIRITUAL. This is the album that established both Drunk as an important musical entity. According to one writer, "Drunk, all arpeggios and sentiment, are a cross between slow Sparklehorse, the Band singing about Dixie, and Russian dirges -- true smart rock for smart people (and really, really beautiful to boot)." According to Jennifer Nine, writer for Melody Maker, "Drunk, whose no-bones name could scarcely do justice to their graceful sweetness, know just what bones hold you together... [they] move with the drowsy precision of music-box figurines. They sound like a sleepy chamber orchestra in threadbare clothes..." ʇ
  1. Collarbone
  2. Indeliberate Matrimony
  3. Coming Home
  4. Hand on Deck
  5. Germany Skies
  6. Gideon's Trumpet
  7. Window Sill
  8. Gizmo
  9. A Nip for Kitty
  10. Fraulein
  11. Drunk Bed
  12. Mental Illness
  13. Roanoke