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Hum - You'd Prefer An Astronaut

  • Performer: Hum
  • Title: You'd Prefer An Astronaut
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: US
  • Record source: CD, Album, Reissue
  • Style: Alternative Rock
  • Label: RCA
  • Cat#: 07863 66577-2
  • MP3 album: 2731 mb
  • FLAC album: 2984 mb
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Votes: 750
Hum - You'd Prefer An Astronaut


1Songs Of Farewell And Departure6:16
3Little Dipper4:43
4Suicide Machine5:57
5The Pod4:37
6I Hate It Too5:58
7The Very Old Man2:44
8Why I Like The Robins4:58
9I'd Like Your Hair Long5:25


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
07863 66577-2Hum You'd Prefer An Astronaut ‎(CD, Album)RCA07863 66577-2US1995
88765422601, SRC016Hum You'd Prefer An Astronaut ‎(LP, Album, RE, 180)RCA, SRC Vinyl88765422601, SRC016US2013
BG2 66577Hum You'd Prefer An Astronaut ‎(CD, Album, Club)RCABG2 66577Canada1995
TIN-012 LPHum You'd Prefer An Astronaut ‎(LP, Album)Twelve Inch Records, Cargo RecordsTIN-012 LPUS1995
TIN-012Hum You'd Prefer An Astronaut ‎(LP, Album, Gre)Twelve Inch RecordsTIN-012US1995


  • A&R [Heavenly A&R/Expense Account Dinners Provided By]Bruce Flohr
  • A&R [Splendidly Assisted By]Jon Brody
  • Band [Hum Is]Bryan St. Pere, Jeff Dimpsey, Matt Talbott, Tim Lash
  • Booking [All Earthly Bookings By]Tom Windish
  • Design [Harmonious Cover Art Designed By]ohiogirlco.
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineering Gently Offered By]Pat Burkholder
  • Legal [Legal Action Quickly Dispensed By]Richard Grabel
  • Management [Perfect Tour Management]Ward Gollings
  • Mastered By [Carefully Mastered By]Harry Burgen, Jeff Van Steen
  • Other [Sleepy Assistance] – Mr. Bones
  • Photography By [Spacious Photography By]Andy Mueller
  • Producer [Happily Produced By]Hum , Keith
  • Recorded By [Lovingly Recorded By], Mixed ByKeith Cleversley (tracks: 1 to 4, 6 to 9)
  • Recorded By [Softly Recorded By]Adam Schmitt (tracks: 5)
  • Written-By [All Of These Walking Songs By]Hum


Tmk(s) ® Registered • Marca(s) Registrada(s) General Electric, USA.
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(P) 1995 BMG Music
Printed in USA
Made in USA

"All tracks except #5 lovingly recorded and mixed by Keith Cleversley at his Playground in Chicago. Sleepy assistance by Mr. Bones. Happily produced by Hum and Keith. Song #5 softly recorded by Adam Schmitt at Pachyderm Studios in Cannon Falls, MN. Assistant engineering gently offered by Pat Burkholder. Carefully mastered at Chicago Recording Company by Jeff VanSteen and Harry Bergan. All of these walking songs by Hum, published by Martians Go Home Music © 1995 (BMI) A couple of full body-suits, blip past. Harmoniouis cover art designed by ohiogirlco. with systematic thanks to Jason Harvey and Jay Ryan. Spacious photography by Andy Mueller.

Team Hum:
Heavenly A&R/expense account dinners provided by Bruce Flohr, splendidly assisted by Jon Brody. Legal action quickly dispensed by Richard Grabel. All earthly bookings by Tom Windish at Bug. Perfect tour management: Ward Gollings, Detailed starter kit by 12-Inch Records.

Hum is Jeff Dimpsey, Tim Lash, Bryan St. Pere, and Matt Talbtt. P.O. Box 666, Urbana, IL 61801.

Hello to all of our wonderful friends in Champaign, and warmest thanks to our loving families."


  • Barcode (Text): 0 7863-66577-2 1
  • Barcode (Scanned): 078636657721
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): L385 1099 07863665772 C80505-01 A
  • Mastering SID Code (Mirrored): L385
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI6100
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Music
  • Copyright (c) – BMG Music
  • Manufactured By – BMG Music
  • Distributed By – BMG Music
  • Record Company – General Electric Company, USA
  • Published By – Martians Go Home Music
  • Recorded At – The Playground, Chicago
  • Recorded At – Pachyderm Studio
  • Mixed At – The Playground, Chicago
  • Mastered At – Chicago Recording Company
  • Glass Mastered At – Cinram, Richmond, IN


You'd Prefer an Astronaut is the third studio album by the American alternative rock band Hum, released on April 11, 1995 by RCA Records as their major label debut. The title of the album is a lyric lifted from the song I'd Like Your Hair Long. The album has sold over 250,000 copies since its release, mostly due to the second single from the album, Stars. It became Hum's highest charting song, reaching 11 on Hot Modern Rock Tracks and 28 on Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks it regained popularity a. You'd Prefer An Astronaut. и другие авторские общества 3. UMPI и другие авторские общества 6. Songs in album Hum - You'd Prefer An Astronaut 1995. Hum - Little Dipper. Hum - The Pod. Hum - Stars. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Album 1995 9 Songs. You'd Prefer an Astronaut. Rock free to Hum You'd Prefer an Astronaut Little Dipper, The Pod and more. 9 tracks 45:48. You'd Prefer an Astronaut carries this split personality throughout, delicate, soft and insecure at some points, and at others crushingly loud. The atmosphere this dichotomy creates is best likened to, well, staring at the night sky it's all achingly beautiful, but you can't help but feel a bit sad at how small and insignificant you are. There are some great moments of musicianship throughout the album, wether it be some of the best riffing in alt-rock history, or a few really nice moments from the rhythm section. Jeff Dimpsey in particular has to be the most under. Youd Prefer an Astronaut. Released April 11, 1995. Youd Prefer an Astronaut Tracklist. Little Dipper Lyrics. hum-1995-you'd prefer an astronaut. Audio Preview. Ships from and sold by . Jar Of Flies by Alice In Chains Audio CD . 0 out of 5 stars An awesome album and something that's great to own Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 6, 2017. Verified Purchase. I recently brought this as a gift for my friend, he's a huge fan of Hum and got me into their music, the art itself is awesome and the design of the record, which on the version I got was pressed onto a white and green vinyl, was beautiful. I'd highly recommend this record Read more


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