Throwing Muses
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1981
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Throwing Muses

Biography

Throwing Muses is an alternative rock band formed in 1981 in Newport, Rhode Island, that toured and recorded extensively until 1997, when its members began concentrating more on other projects. The group was originally fronted by two lead singers, Kristin ...

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Biography

Throwing Muses is an alternative rock band formed in 1981 in Newport, Rhode Island, that toured and recorded extensively until 1997, when its members began concentrating more on other projects. The group was originally fronted by two lead singers, Kristin Hersh, and Tanya Donelly, who both wrote the group's songs. Throwing Muses are known for performing music with shifting tempos, creative chord progressions, unorthodox song structures, and surreal lyrics. The group was set apart from other contemporary acts by Hersh's stark, candid writing style; Donelly's pop stylings and vocal harmonies; and David Narcizo's unusual drumming techniques eschewing use of cymbals. Hersh's hallucinatory, febrile songs occasionally touched on the subject of mental illness, more often drawing portraits of characters from daily life or addressing relationships.

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Throwing Muses Tracks

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Shake (Take 1) (Radio 1 Session, 1 Jan 1996)
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Shake (Take 1) (Radio 1 Session, 1 Jan 1996)
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Ruthie's Knocking (Radio 1 Session, 1 Jan 1996)
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Ruthie's Knocking (Radio 1 Session, 1 Jan 1996)
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Night Driving (Take 1) (Radio 1 Session, 1 Jan 1996)
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Night Driving (Take 1) (Radio 1 Session, 1 Jan 1996)
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Not Too Soon
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Not Too Soon
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Teller
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Teller
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Start
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Start
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Counting Backwards
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Counting Backwards
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Dirty Water
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Dirty Water
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Bright Yellow Gun
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Bright Yellow Gun
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Dizzy
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Dizzy
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Graffiti
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Graffiti
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Calm Down, Come Down
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Calm Down, Come Down
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Teller (Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Session, 14 Dec 1994)
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Teller (Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Session, 14 Dec 1994)
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Start (Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Session, 14 Dec 1994)
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Start (Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Session, 14 Dec 1994)
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Dirty Water (Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Session, 14 Dec 1994)
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Dirty Water (Radio 1 Mark Radcliffe Session, 14 Dec 1994)
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Red Shoes
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Red Shoes
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Past BBC Events

1989 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1989-06-17T17:28:46
17
Jun

1989 Glastonbury

17 June 1989


Throwing Muses Biography

Throwing Muses is an alternative rock band formed in 1981 in Newport, Rhode Island, that toured and recorded extensively until 1997, when its members began concentrating more on other projects. The group was originally fronted by two lead singers, Kristin Hersh, and Tanya Donelly, who both wrote the group's songs. Throwing Muses are known for performing music with shifting tempos, creative chord progressions, unorthodox song structures, and surreal lyrics. The group was set apart from other contemporary acts by Hersh's stark, candid writing style; Donelly's pop stylings and vocal harmonies; and David Narcizo's unusual drumming techniques eschewing use of cymbals. Hersh's hallucinatory, febrile songs occasionally touched on the subject of mental illness, more often drawing portraits of characters from daily life or addressing relationships.

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