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The Triffids Present The Black Swan



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Island Records




Indie Rock



Date de publication:



259 854

Album The Triffids - The Triffids Present The Black Swan


1One Mechanic Town
Backing Vocals – Alsy MacDonald, Martyn P. Casey, Robert McCombBass – Martyn P. CaseyDrums – Alsy MacDonaldGuitar [Fuzz] – Robert McCombGuitar [Picked Guitar] – Evil Graham LeeVocals, Guitar, Piano – David McComb
2The Clown Prince
Acoustic Guitar, Organ – David McCombDouble Bass – Phil KakulasDrums, Claves – Alsy MacDonaldElectric Guitar – David McComb, Phil KakulasGuiro, Snare, Tambourine – Phil KakulasMaracas, Narrator – Rita MenendezPiano – Adam PetersShaker – Stephen StreetViolin – Robert McCombVocals – David McComb, Rita Menendez
3The Spinning Top Song
Acoustic Guitar – David McComb, Evil Graham LeeBacking Vocals – Martyn P. CaseyCello [Electric], Loops, Bass – Adam PetersDrum Programming, Tambourine – Alsy MacDonaldElectric Guitar – Robert McCombKeyboards, Organ, Programmed By – Jill BirtVocals – David McComb
4New Year's Greetings (The Country Widower)
Acoustic Guitar – David McComb, Evil Graham LeeArranged By [Strings] – John MetcalfeBacking Vocals – Evil Graham LeeBass – Martyn P. CaseyCello – Rachael Maguire, Robert WollardDouble Bass – Andy DavisDrums [Brush] – Alsy MacDonaldHarmonica – Robert McCombKeyboards – David McComb, Jill BirtPiano – Adam PetersViola – Helen Kamminga, John MetcalfeViolin – Kathy Shave, Louisa FullerVocals, Electric Guitar – David McComb
5Goodbye Little Boy
Acoustic Guitar – David McCombBass – Martyn P. CaseyCello [Electric] – Adam PetersDrums [Brush], Drum Programming – Alsy MacDonaldElectric Guitar – Robert McCombSteel Guitar [Lap] – Evil Graham LeeVocals, Keyboards – Jill Birt
6Good Fortune Rose
Banjo – Evil Graham LeeBass – Martyn P. CaseyDrum Programming – Alsy MacDonaldElectric Guitar – David McCombHarmonica – Robert McCombKeyboards, Programmed By – Jill BirtSteel Guitar [Lap] – Evil Graham LeeVocals – David McComb, Jill Birt
7Blackeyed Susan
Acoustic Guitar, Shaker, Percussion, Cabasa – Phil KakulasBacking Vocals – Phil Kakulas, Rita MenendezCymbal, Sampler – Alsy MacDonaldDouble Bass – Phil KakulasVocals, Electric Guitar, Guitar [Reverse], Synthesizer – David McComb
8American Sailors
Accordion – Jack EmbowBouzouki, Double Bass – Phil KakulasMandolin – Robert McCombVocals – David McComb
9Falling Over You
Guitar [Classical] – Evil Graham LeeProgrammed By – Adam PetersVocals – David McComb
10Too Hot To Move, Too Hot To Think
Bass – Martyn P. CaseyDrums, Tambourine – Alsy MacDonaldGuitar [Tremelo Noise] – Robert McCombKeyboards – Jill BirtSteel Guitar [Lap], Backing Vocals – Evil Graham LeeVocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Piano – David McComb
11Fairytale Love
Acoustic Guitar – David McComb, Evil Graham LeeBacking Vocals – Evil Graham Lee, Phil Kakulas, Robert McCombBass – Martyn P. CaseyDrum Programming, Tambourine – Alsy MacDonaldFlute – Jill BirtGlockenspiel, Bouzouki – Phil KakulasGuitar [Ebo] – Robert McCombKeyboards – Jill BirtVocals, Organ – David McComb
12Bottle Of Love
Acoustic Guitar, Glockenspiel, Whistle – David McCombBacking Vocals – Alsy MacDonald, David McComb, Evil Graham LeeDrum Programming, Percussion [Wood Sticks] – Alsy MacDonaldElectric Guitar – David McComb, Evil Graham LeeOrgan – Adam Peters, David McCombPercussion, Double Bass – Phil KakulasVocals – David McComb, Rita Menendez
13Butterflies Into Worms
Backing Vocals – Rita MenendezDouble Bass – Phil KakulasDrum Programming – Stephen StreetElectric Guitar – David McComb, Evil Graham LeeGuitar [Tremelo] – Robert McCombKeyboards – Jill BirtPiano – Adam PetersVocals, Acoustic Guitar – David McComb


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
209 854The Triffids The Triffids Present The Black Swan ‎(LP, Album)Island Records209 854Europe1989
ICT 9928The Triffids The Triffids Present The Black Swan ‎(Cass, Album)Island RecordsICT 9928UK1989
ILPS-9928The Triffids The Triffids Present The Black Swan ‎(LP, Album)Island RecordsILPS-9928Scandinavia1989
ILPS 9928The Triffids The Triffids Present The Black Swan ‎(LP, Album)Island RecordsILPS 9928UK1989
REWIGCD27PThe Triffids The Triffids Present The Black Swan ‎(2xCD, Album, Promo, RM)DominoREWIGCD27PUK2008


  • CoverIsland Art
  • Engineer [Assistant]Giles Adams
  • ManagementSally Collins
  • Mixed By [Assistant]Ed Buller, Ingmar Kiang
  • Photography ByRichard Haughton
  • Producer [Assistant]David McComb
  • Producer, EngineerStephen Street


  • Barcode (Printed): 4 007192 598540
  • Barcode (Scanned): 4007192598540
  • Matrix / Runout: SONOPRESS 259 854 A
  • Rights Society: GEMA BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 0407
  • Other (SPARS Code): AAD
  • Other (Distribution Code): D: 222
  • Other (Distribution Code): F: RC650


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Island Records Ltd.
  • Distributed By – BMG Records
  • Distributed By – BMG Ariola
  • Pressed By – Sonopress
  • Recorded At – The Justice Room
  • Mixed At – Fallout Shelter



The Black Swan is the fifth and final studio album by The Triffids, released in April 1989 and peaking at No. 59 on the Australian Album Charts. The album was originally conceived as a double album. In the recording sessions the Triffids were joined by producer Stephen Street the Smiths' - Strangeways, Here We Come and Morrissey's Viva Hate. The Black Swan used a greater variety of musical instruments than their previous albums with bouzouki, güiro and accordion and a more obvious use of synths and. Посмотреть сведения об участниках альбома, рецензии, композиции и приобрести альбом 2008 CD от The Triffids Present The Black Swan на Black Swan - The Triffids. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. While the Triffids explore new ground and refuse to settle into a formulaic identity, the one constant here is the strength of McComb's songwriting, which displays new levels of confidence and adventurousness. Indeed, the evocative Too Hot to Move, Too Hot to Think, the austere, spooky Blackeyed Susan, and the moving, country-flavored ballad New Year's Greetings are career highlights. Triffids, The. Download FLAC . Goodbye Little Boy. Bottle Of Love. The Spinning Top Song. Butterflies Into Worms. Go Home Eddie. New Year's Greetings. Good Fortune Rose. The Triffids Present. has been added to your Basket. the Black Swan' has always been the album that divided Triffids fans - it was an eclectic mix of styles at the time and, though this seems a little less unusual these days, it's still mighty eclectic. the black swan' was the band's 1989 swan song, and features the hit 'goodbye little boy'. originally intended to be a sprawling double album masterwork . Listen free to The Triffids The Black Swan Too Hot To Move, Too Hot To Think, American Sailors and more. 36 tracks 124:12. Too Hot to Move, Too Hot to Think, 04:23. Falling Over You, 03:41. The Spinning Top Song, 03:30. The Spinning Top Song, 03:34. Butterflies Into Worms, 03:18. The Clown Prince, 04:36. Fairytale Love, 04:00. How Could I Help But Love You, 03:53. Now playing: The Weeknd Blinding Lights. Losing My Religion. A celebration of The Triffids album 'Born Sandy Devotional' on Saturday 6th June at 11pm UK 6am Perth, 8am Sydney It's a truly wonderful album. my favourite - you should take part in this very special listening party. Graham Lee, Rob McComb and Alsy MacDonald will be the hosts. Graham Lee The Triffids Official Love in Bright Landscapes. Here's a link to the archive 200 albums to date so you can get a feel: . The Triffids Official. 27 March . Thanks Michael Dwyer. The Triffids' front man left some of his best songs on scrappy cassettes. His friends will be unpacking them for some time. Songs in album The Triffids - The Black Swan 1989. The Triffids - Too Hot To Move, Too Hot To Think. The Triffids - American Sailors. The Triffids - Falling Over You. The Triffids - Goodbye Little Boy. The Triffids - Bottle Of Love. The Triffids - Go Home Eddie Bonus. The Triffids - The Spinning Top Song. The Triffids - Butterflies Into Worms. The Triffids - Can't Help Falling In Love Bonus. The Triffids - New Year's Greetings

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