Lead singer Thom Yorke has described the song as "a little bit like Neu! It sounds like that new Australian band Wolfmother. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 30 September Retrieved 10 November On January 6, , R. Much of the band's material for the album had been tested on preceding tours. The pair would only fix up a vocal track or ask lead singer Michael Stipe to re-record a vocal if it was very substandard. Murmur' s sound characterized the quieter, introverted side of the first wave of alternative rock in the United States.
The sound was new at the time, though not stepping beyond the constructs of traditional rock music. The guitars have a bright, ring-like chime that brought on comparisons to the Byrds , and the bass guitar has the bright punchy sound of the Rickenbacker favored by Mike Mills.
Mills carries much of the melodic element of the music on the bass, contributing to the moody sound of early R. Also contributing to this sound is the distant singing of Michael Stipe whose obscure lyrics, sung indistinctly, lend to the mystery and depth of the music. In a rare instance of R. The front cover features an image of a large quantity of the noxious weed kudzu , which grows so rapidly that it overtakes the landscape and kills other plants by completely shading them.
The trestle featured on the back cover of the original vinyl LP release, originally part of the Georgia Railroad line into downtown Athens, has become something of a local landmark. Plans to demolish the trestle, now commonly referred to as the " Murmur Trestle," met with public outcry.
The track was intended for Murmur , but removed so that all the tracks would be original and the group would not have to take a royalty cut. This mistake was fixed with subsequent printings. Murmur was released in April The record reached number 36 on the Billboard album chart. Despite the acclaim awarded the album, by the end of Murmur had only sold about , copies, which I.
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