Erotica (The Darling Buds album)

Erotica is the third and final studio album from the British indie band The Darling Buds.[1][4][5] It was released on Epic Records in 1992. The album shares a name with, and a similar cover to, the Madonna album, which was released only one week later.

Studio album by
RecordedSurrey Sound, Leatherhead/The Greenhouse, London
LabelEpic 4721512
ProducerStephen Street[1]
The Darling Buds
The Darling Buds chronology
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Robert Christgau(neither)[3]

Critical receptionEdit

Trouser Press wrote: "Lewis comes into her own on the aptly named Erotica (also made with producer Street), on which a fine band matures in sound yet still capitalizes on its original strength—namely, brilliant hookcraft."[1]

Track listingEdit

Except where noted, all songs written by Andrea Lewis and Harley Farr

  1. "One Thing Leads to Another" (Lewis/McDonagh) (5:21)
  2. "Sure Thing" (Farr/McDonagh/Watkins) (3:24)
  3. "Off My Mind" (5:17)
  4. "Gently Fall" (5:37)
  5. "Please Yourself" (Lewis/Farr/McDonagh/Jo Callis) (3:55)
  6. "Angels Fallen" (Farr/McDonagh/Watkins) (4:47)
  7. "Isolation" (Lewis/McDonagh) (4:08)
  8. "Long Day in the Universe" (Lewis/Farr/McDonagh/Watkins) (4:12)
  9. "Wave" (4:20)
  10. "If" (3:37)


  1. Sure Thing (1992)
  2. Long Day in the Universe (1992)
  3. Please Yourself (1993)


  • Andrea Lewis – Vocals
  • Geriant "Harley" Farr – Guitar
  • Chris McDonogh – Bass
  • Jimmy Hughes- Drums


  1. ^ a b c "Darling Buds".
  2. ^
  3. ^ "Robert Christgau: CG: Artist 2747".
  4. ^ Whitburn, Joel (23 June 2008). Joel Whitburn Presents Rock Tracks 1981-2008. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 9780898201741 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ "POP MUSIC REVIEW : Downbeat With Thelonious Monster". Los Angeles Times. 21 December 1992.