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Couchmaster is an album released in 1995 by New Zealand band The Bats. It was their last studio album release for ten years.

Couchmaster
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Studio album by
Released1995
RecordedJune-July 1995 at Nightshift Studios, Christchurch, New Zealand
GenreDunedin sound, jangle pop, indie rock, alternative rock
Length52:43
LabelFlying Nun Records
ProducerThe Bats
The Bats chronology
Spill the Beans
(1994)
Couchmaster
(1995)
At the National Grid
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars [1]

"Afternoon in Bed" was released as a CD single that included three additional non-album tracks.[2]

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Robert Scott, except as noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Outside"0:52
2."Afternoon in Bed"5:13
3."Around You Like Snow"2:40
4."Work It Out"2:50
5."Train"0:48
6."Land o' Lakes"3:44
7."Chain Home Low" (The Bats)3:03
8."Supernova"3:29
9."Shoeshine" (The Bats, Kaye Woodward)3:42
10."Crow Song" (The Bats)5:57
11."Smorgasboard" (The Bats)1:35
12."Knowledge is Power"4:05
13."It's Happening to You"3:03
14."Lost Weekend"2:43
15."For the Ride"3:42
16."Out of Bounds"3:27
17."Down to Me"3:13

PersonnelEdit

  • Malcolm Grant - drums, percussion
  • Paul Kean - bass, guitar, backing vocals, ukulele
  • Robert Scott - vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Kaye Woodward - guitar, vocals

Also credited:

  • Crispin Vinnell - French horn
  • Arnie Van Bussel - engineer[3]

ReferencesEdit