No Promise Have I Made - Hüsker Dü - Candy Apple Grey (CD, Album)

At this point, Mould and Hart were moving apart from one another due to personal and creative differences, and it is clear that there are two very different songwriters at work here. Mould sounds like the living embodiment of angst as he shouts himself hoarse on the thrashy opener, "Crystal. But on the soft, elegiac "Too Far Down" and "Hardly Getting Over It," Mould's singing is uncharacteristically subdued and conveys real heartbreak for the first time on a Husker Du record.

Grant Hart. Television Personalities. Sales: Clearance CDs. Rude Boys. Patti Austin. How to Order. The extra sonic punch brings Bob Mould's assaulting guitars to the forefront without burying the vocals under the wall of sound.

Hart's "Too Far Down" and Mould's "Hardly Getting Over It" are stirring ballads that prove the band wasn't just about pure aggression but were also driven by a deep emotionalism that partly hinged on their identity as aging rockers in a perpetually youth-based world.

Mature punk? It might seem like a contradiction, but it's that tension that drives their finest work. Sign In. I Don't Know for Sure. In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian eds. London: Fireside Books. Select 29 : Spin Alternative Record Guide 1st ed. New York: Vintage Books. The Village Voice. But all in a very positive way. So, naturally, this album is supposed to be a terrible album. It really ain't. Because of this very album here. This album album proves that it is possible for a punk band to go from the diy indie ethics of releasing the albums yourself, or on small indie labels - to a huge major label, without making a fool out of yourself!

Actually, in quite a few's opinion - they do the exact opposite! You'll find hardcore fans stating Everything Falls Apart as their best album. That sentence alone might just be enough to make some of the hardcore fans' stomachs turn. But have no fear, it's only a temporarily stomach-turn. Once you've put the record on the gramophone - you'll find that: "Hey! This ain't altogether that bad!

No, it isn't. It's actually quite impressing, I must say. It begins with you getting pushed into a wail. Then punched in the face by a tremendous force, that is Bob Mould 's distinct way of playing the guitar. And then it explodes. For a trio, they sound huge. Thursday 7 May Friday 8 May Saturday 9 May Sunday 10 May Monday 11 May Tuesday 12 May Wednesday 13 May Thursday 14 May Friday 15 May Saturday 16 May Sunday 17 May Monday 18 May Tuesday 19 May Wednesday 20 May Thursday 21 May Friday 22 May Saturday 23 May Sunday 24 May Monday 25 May Tuesday 26 May Wednesday 27 May Thursday 28 May Friday 29 May Saturday 30 May Sunday 31 May Monday 1 June Tuesday 2 June Thursday 4 June Friday 5 June Saturday 6 June Sunday 7 June Monday 8 June Tuesday 9 June Monday 15 June Tuesday 16 June Wednesday 17 June Friday 19 June Saturday 20 June Sunday 21 June Monday 22 June Tuesday 23 June Wednesday 24 June

Candy Apple Grey is the fifth album by the alternative rock band Hüsker Dü, released in It was their first major label album, though Warner Bros. had initially lobbied to release Flip Your Wig until the band decided to let SST have it. Candy Apple Grey also marks the completion of the band's transition from hardcore punk to a more well-rounded sonic style which would later come to be.

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  1. Album · · 10 Songs. Sign In For You Browse Radio Try Beta. Sign In Candy Apple Grey Hüsker Dü Rock · Preview Editors’ Notes For their major label debut, Minnesota's hardest rocking post-punks finally receive the production might that eluded them throughout their days on the independent labels. The extra sonic punch brings Bob.
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Candy Apple Grey on Discogs. Label: Warner Bros. Records - 9 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock, Punk, Indie Rock4/5(78).
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Candy Apple Grey on Discogs. Label: Warner Bros. Records - • Format: CD Album, Reissue, Repress • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Hardcore/5(13).
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Candy Apple Grey on Discogs. Label: Warner Bros. Records - • Format: CD Album, Misprint, Reissue • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock, Punk, Alternative Rock/5(7).
  5. Apr 25,  · referencing Candy Apple Grey, LP, Album, Ltd, RE, Gre, , R1 For Husker Du standards, this is a pretty solid pressing. However, there is some unpleasant sibilance on 'Hardly Getting Over It' on my copy/5().
  6. Mais bon, Candy Apple Grey, qui sera le plus gros succès du groupe si pas son travail le plus accompli, est une foutue bonne galette, pas exactement un classique mais presque, un album bien troussé par des musiciens qui se connaissent par caeur et font mieux que "faire le métier"/5(60).
  7. This earlier Record Service Alsdorf pressing has the credits on label rim in two lines and shows "Made by Wea Musik GmbH", whileas the later pressing of Candy Apple Grey shows the credit in three lines and was made by WWME. Recorded and mixed at Nicollet Studios, Minneapolis October - /5().
  8. The six-minute “Hardly Getting Over It” wouldn’t be out of place in a college dorm room today; the soaring chorus on “Sorry Somehow” shows early shades of what would become pop-punk. To complete the band’s growth on Candy Apple Grey, “Too Far Down” is .
  9. Moving to a major label doesn't affect Hüsker Dü's sound greatly -- although the production is more full-bodied than Spot's razor-thin work, the Hüskers don't change their blazing attack at all. Much of Candy Apple Grey charges along on the same frenzied beat that propelled New Day Rising and Flip Your Wig, and both Bob Mould and Grant Hart are in fine form, spinning out fine punk-pop with 7/

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