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Train Leaves at Eight
Walkabouts
Train Leaves at Eight
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
 
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Second collection of covers from the alt-country outfit, a few of the writers might be familiar to Americans, like Jacques Brel and Scott Walker, but the majority of the names will be unknown - a good thing, since the m...  more »

      
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All Artists: Walkabouts
Title: Train Leaves at Eight
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Glitterhaus
Release Date: 6/12/2000
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
Style: Indie & Lo-Fi
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 4030433049020, 4015698075021, 401569807502, 182478536325

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Album Description
Second collection of covers from the alt-country outfit, a few of the writers might be familiar to Americans, like Jacques Brel and Scott Walker, but the majority of the names will be unknown - a good thing, since the music can be judged on the interpretation, not the original version. A few famous friends, like R.E.M.'s Peter Buck and Los Lobos sax man Steve Berlin add contributions. Digipak. Glitterhouse Records. 2001.
 

CD Reviews

European melancholy
09/06/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The band from Seattle, WA, seems to be more popular in Europe than it is in the United States, so this album might be dedicated to Walkabouts-fans in Europe. "Train Leaves At Eight" is an inbetween project, another cover version concept album reminding of "Satisfied Mind", which is one of the most critically acclaimed recordings in the long career of this band. This time they've translated into english their favourite European songs, from Greece to Portugal, from the Netherlands to Serbia, from Portugal to Germany to Slovenia to... The album nonetheless sounds Walkabouts-style. And it shows that melancholy is an international phenomenon .."