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Matt Berry - The Small Hours FLAC album


Performer: Matt Berry
Genre: Rock / Soul and Funk music / Pop music / Folk and World music
Title: The Small Hours
Country: Europe
Released: 2016
FLAC version ZIP size: 1902 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1143 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1791 mb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 152
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Matthew Charles Berry (born 2 May 1974) is an English actor, comedian, writer, and musician. He has appeared in comedy series such as The IT Crowd, Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, The Mighty Boosh, Snuff Box, The Wrong Door, and House of Fools. He currently plays the lead role of Steven Toast in the Channel 4 sitcom Toast of London, for which he won the 2015 BAFTA Award for Best Male Performance in a Comedy Programme. Starting in 2019, he has starred in the FX television series What We Do In the Shadows.

Complete your Matt Berry collection. Matt Berry's fifth album, released on Acid Jazz records in 2016. The Peach And The Melon.

Matt Berry may be best known for his series of hilarious characters on TV shows like The IT Crowd, Snuff Box, and Toast of London, but he's had a musical career cooking along at the same time.

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Matt Berry announces the follow up to his critically acclaimed string of records with his latest album, 'The Small Hours'. Following on from Witchazel and Kill The Wolf through to 2014's Music for Insomniacs (which saw the musician, writer and celebrated actor explore the effects of sleeplessness through a range of modular equipment) 'The Small Hours' is perhaps Matt's most personal yet, exploring themes of death, religion, loneliness and the changing of the seasons

Still, despite this late-album salvaging, ‘The Small Hours’ marks the first Matt Berry album that might merit a little ‘stick to the day job’ heckling from its audience. With any luck this constitutes no more than a blip, a small blemish on the well-groomed polymath’s sterling and varied career that will be overshadowed by his future endeavours. As it stands, though, this is a record that should only be bought if you feel like another pair of socks might just drive your dad to do something drastic this Christmas.

Berry followed up the album in 2013 with the release of the richly autumnal Kill the Wolf, which featured guest spots from Morriss, Eric Johnson of the Shins, and James Robert Shaw of Everything Everything. The next year he took his band, now called the Maypoles, on the road, documenting it with a live album, Matt Berry & the Maypoles Live, that November. When it came time to record his next album, 2016's The Small Hours, Berry headed to Rimshot Studio in Kent, where they used a hand-built 60-year-old mixing desk. He also used his home studio and for the first time recorded his band laying down the basic tracks live.

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Tracklist

A1 Intro 0:20
A2 One By One 3:06
A3 The Peach And The Melon 2:54
A4 Say It Again 3:05
A5 Gone For Good 3:13
A6 Beam Me Up 3:00
A7 Seasons On Fire 3:57
B1 Night Terrors 9:49
B2 Lord Above 2:25
B3 Obsessed And So Obscure 3:46
B4 Wounded Heart 2:22
B5 Small Hours 3:05

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Rimshot Studio, Kent
  • Recorded At – Centre Of Excellence, South London
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Acid Jazz
  • Copyright (c) – Acid Jazz
  • Licensed To – [pias]
  • Engineered At – Rimshot Studio, Kent
  • Mastered At – Rimshot Studio, Kent

Credits

  • Mastered By, Engineer – Mike Thorne
  • Written-By, Producer, Engineer – Matt Berry

Notes

Pressed on 180g "opaque forest green" vinyl.
Gatefold sleeve.
Download code on a sticker on the inner die-cut white paper sleeve.

Limited edition of 500 copies.
Copies from Recordstore.com were signed by Matt Berry on the sleeve in black marker.

Recorded at Rimshot Studios, Kent and The Centre Of Excellence, Rotherhithe, London.

Track durations on the sleeve are incorrect.
(Track durations from playing this record at a constant 33⅓rpm using a digital stopwatch)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 76499 04046 1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
AJXLP404 Matt Berry The Small Hours ‎(LP, Album) Acid Jazz AJXLP404 Europe 2016
AJXCD404 Matt Berry The Small Hours ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Acid Jazz AJXCD404 Europe 2016

Shan
Nice pressing. Mine is quiet and has much more depth than the download of the album I have.