Sunset Studies is the first studio album by the Australian indie rock band Augie March. It was released in 2000 in Australia by BMG.

Sunset Studies
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Studio album by
Released30 October 2000
Recorded1999-2000
GenreIndie rock
Length76:10
LabelBMG Australia
ProducerRichard Pleasance, Paul McKercher, Augie March
Augie March chronology
Sunset Studies
(2000)
Strange Bird
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link
The Australian3.5/5 stars[1]
The Age4/5 stars[2]
Herald Sun4.5/5 stars[3]

The album was recorded over the course of a year in five studios with three separate producers.[4]

Track listingEdit

(All songs by Glenn Richards, arranged by Augie March except where noted)

  1. "The Hole In Your Roof" – 7:12
  2. "Maroondah Reservoir" – 5:05
  3. "There Is No Such Place" – 3:17
  4. "Tulip" – 6:20
  5. "Tasman Awakens" – 4:42
  6. "Believe Me" – 2:02
  7. "Sunset Studies" – 5:34
  8. "Men Who Follow Spring The Planet 'Round" (traditional motif, Richards, Augie March) – 5:35
  9. "Angels Of The Bowling Green" – 5:12
  10. "Heartbeat And Sails" – 3:01
  11. "The Offer" – 4:56
  12. "The Good Gardener (On How He Fell)" – 5:26
  13. "Here Comes The Night" – 4:50
  14. "Asleep In Perfection" – 4:04
  15. "Owen's Lament" – 8:46

PersonnelEdit

  • Glenn Richards — guitars, vocals, piano, keys, percussion, drums ("There Is No Such Place"), drum programming, banjo, dobro, samples
  • Edmond Ammendola — bass, piano, percussion, electric guitar, piano accordion
  • David Williams — drums, piano accordion, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals ("The Hole in Your Roof")
  • Adam Donovan — guitar, backing vocals ("The Hole in Your Roof"), pedal steel, hammond organ, piano, keyboards, percussion, tape machine, samples

Additional personnelEdit

  • Alex Parlas — trumpet ("The Good Gardener")
  • Rob Dawson — piano, backing vocals ("There Is No Such Place"), organ, piano ("The Offer")
  • Cameron Reynolds — clarinet ("Tulip")
  • Tim Neill — hammond organ ("Here Comes the Night")
  • Paul McKercher — acoustic guitar ("Heartbeat and Sails")
  • Gerasimos Grammenos — percussion ("Tasman Awakens")
  • Naomi Evans — violin ("Men Who Follow")
  • Richard Pleasance — dobro, backing vocals ("Men Who Follow")


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Iain Shedden, The Australian, 28 October 2000.
  2. ^ The Age, 17 November 2000.
  3. ^ Andrew McCutcheon, Herald Sun, 23 November 2000.
  4. ^ Paul Stewart, "Marching to a different drum," Sunday Herald Sun, 29 October 2000, page 81.