Semi-Gloss (album)


Semi-Gloss (album)

Infobox Album |
Name = Semi-Gloss
Type = Album
Artist = Semi-Gloss


Released = June 3, 1997
Recorded = Studio .45, Hartford, Connecticut
Genre = Alternative rock
Length = 43:11
Label = Dirt Records (DIRT 034)
Producer =
Reviews =
Last album = "Teenie"
(1996)
This album = "Semi-Gloss"
(1997)
Next album = "The Falling Kind"
(2000)

"Semi-Gloss" is the 1997 self-titled debut studio album by Semi-Gloss.

A different recording of the song "Morning Takes the Night" appears on the band's previous EP, "Teenie". The song "Eight Million Strong" appears on "Teenie"; the version on "Semi-Gloss" is a remix.

The album cover design was inspired by the 1956 Blue Note recording "Volume One" by Sonny Rollins.

Tracklisting

All songs written by Jordy Mokriski except where noted.
#"Sans Expliquer" (Mokriski, Wiesendanger) – 6:01
#"The Sunburn Song" – 5:45
#"Eight Million Strong" (Kinnoin, Mokriski) – 3:24
#"Free" – 3:17
#"Summer Fields" – 4:01
#"A Reason Why" – 3:26
#"Latenight Stroll" – 3:25
#"Groupie's Lament" – 5:35
#"Whistlin' Girl" – 2:34
#"Morning Takes the Night" – 5:43
#"The Majestic" (Belanoff, Mokriski)

Personnel

*Jordy Mokriski - guitar, vocals
*Verena Wiesendanger - lead vocals, keyboards, percussion; whistling on track 9
*Gregory Graf - bass
*Jason Harmon - drums
*Dave Berger - drums on track 7

External links

* [http://semi-gloss.com/Reviews/dirt.rec.promo.html Dirt Records 1997 press kit]


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