The Pacific Ocean: Less Than the Needle, More Than the Shotgun CD (US only)


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“delovely boy-girl indie pop, the kind that almost any Beatles, Spinanes or Belle and Sebastian fan would like if they got the chance to hear it…the two NYC singer-songwriters combine for a weave of wispy, mournful guitar ballads. The Pacific Ocean rock out on occasion, but their real specialty is modestly beautiful pop tunes like “All the Better Luck,” “I Can’t Replace a Thing” and “Fantastic Trip,” dusted with keyboards and drums while focused on Lovatt’s aching voice and Baluyut’s dry harmonies.”
—Rob Sheffield, Rolling Stone


released January 1, 2000

© 1999 All songs written by the Pacific Ocean:
Connie Lovatt: bass, vocals
Edward Baluyut: guitar, vocals, drums

Alex Trajano: drums on “Atlas,” “Tripod,” “Rings,” “I Can’t Replace a Thing,” “Story Before Me,” “Theme” and “Five”

Steve Pilgrim: drums and keyboards on “Nothing Is Too Kind” and drums on “Fantastic Trip” and “All the Better Luck”

James Baluyut: guitar on “Rings”

Produced by Nicolas Vernhes and James Baluyut

Recorded by Nicolas Vernhes at Rare Book Room in Brooklyn

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