Throwing Muses

Throwing Muses - Throwing Muses
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1986 Ratings: #5 / 106
User Score
Based on 30 ratings
1986 Ratings: #16
Liked by 7 people
1986 / Release Date
LP / Format
4AD / Label
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One of my favorite indie rock debuts I’ve heard in a while! There really was something in the water in the 80s when it came to this kind of raw, melodic rock, and Throwing Muses sound downright ahead of their time here. So much indie and alternative music from the 90s would sound just like this, but I doubt the majority of it is half as good as a song like Green.


the true fountainhead from which flows 90's alternative, indie, and college rock. a Rhode Island band so far out of its element that one time they played Providence and the marquee said "From England, Throwing Muses". they looked like children on stage and they played and sang like demons. "Hate My Way" is simultaneously one of the most vicious and loving songs ever written. "Vicky's Box" is really only about a box. they set the bar so high that we got Pixies as a ... read more


Call Me ~ ★★★★★
Green ~ ★★★★★
Hate My Way ~ ★★★★★
Vicky's Box ~ ★★★★☆
Rabbits Dying ~ ★★★☆☆
America (She Can't Say No) ~ ★★★★★
Fear ~ ★★★☆☆
Stand Up ~ ★★★★☆
Soul Soldier~ ★★★☆☆
Delicate Cutters ~ ★★★★★

⏳ new & improved: time-weighted score ⏳

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Track List

  1. Call Me
  2. Green
  3. Hate My Way
  4. Vicky's Box
  5. Rabbits Dying
  6. America (She Can't Say No)
  7. Fear
  8. Stand Up
  9. Soul Soldier
  10. Delicate Cutters
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Added on: November 18, 2016