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Crustation with Bronagh Slevin


Country of origin:

England?

Type of music generally:

Ectronica

Status:

Sole release, Bloom (1997)

See also:

Wikipedi'as minimal entry on Crustation

Comparisons:

Mandalay, Baxter, Hooverphonic or a far more dreamy Portishead or Lamb

Covers/own material:

Mostly own

General comments:

Crustation is a band of three instrumentalists who on this recording at least add vocalist Bronagh Slevin. The music is fairly standard trip hop with some nice songwriting. Bronagh Slevin has a smooth voice with a hint of lack of control in it which makes for a little edge. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

Bloom is the only release we know about

Recordings:

Bloom (1997)

Bloom

Release info:

1997—Jive/Zoomba—CIP 184/INT:0516802

Availability:

Takes some tracking down

Ecto priority:

Recommended for fans of electronica/trip hop

Group members:

Ian Dark
Stig Manley
Mark Tayler
Bronagh Slevin—vocals

Produced by:

Crustation

Comments:

It's hard to talk about this album as I can find out so little about the band. I got this because I heard "Purple" and "Down Down" on the She: A Female Trip Hop Experience compilation and liked them a lot. Those two tracks are the best tracks on Bloom, but not by much—the rest of the album is equally enjoyable. I like the instrumentation and the vocals. While they don't feel as essential to me as, say, Portishead or Lamb it's because their style is a little more dreamy and mellow. Not exactly ethereal—Bronwen Slevin's vocals are far too down-to-earth for that—but a step toward that direction. (Neile)

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