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4.48 | 24 ratings | 2 reviews | 62% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1990

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Last Plane Out (5:13)
2. Turn It On Salvador (4:54)
3. Things She Said (4:57)
4. Remember My Name (5:18)
5. The Toy Matinee (5:02)
6. Queen Of Misery (4:31)
7. The Ballad Of Jenny Ledge (5:50)
8. There Was A Little Boy (5:35)
9. We Always Come Home (4:29)
10. eenitaM yoT ehT (0:33) *
11. Blank Page (2:23) *
12. Things She Said (alternate version) (5:13) *
13. There Was A Little Boy (early version) (4:15) *
14. Last Plane Out (early version) (5:35) *

Total Time 63:48

* Bonus tracks included on the 2001 re-issue only

Line-up / Musicians

- Kevin Gilbert / vocals,guitar,keyboards,backing vocals
- Patrick Leonard / keyboards,vocals,backing vocals
- Bill Bottrell / guitar,percussion,vocals,backing vocals
- Brian MacLeod / drums,percussion
- Guy Pratt / bass
- Tim Pierce / guitar
- Jon Kip / clarinet,backing vocals

Guest Musicians -

- Jon Clarke / clarinet
- Don Markese / clarinet
- Julian Lennon / vocals,backing vocals
- Durga McBroom / backing vocals

Releases information

CD Reprise Records (1990)
CD Reprise Records (2001)*

*Remastered & Re-issued

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TOY MATINEE Toy Matinee ratings distribution

(24 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of rock music(62%)
Excellent addition to any rock music collection(21%)
Good, but non-essential (17%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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5 stars "You might not know about this band; One of the coolest projects I was ever involved with" - Guy Pratt, Pink Floyd's bass player (1987-1994, 2013-2014). As one Toy Matinee enthusiast put it: "It's like the Beatles had a baby with Steely Dan." I'd say it's like the baby 10,000 Maniacs could have ... (read more)

Report this review (#1360174) | Posted by paisanojac | Monday, February 2, 2015 | Review Permanlink

4 stars There's nothing quite like well crafted music, and here we have it in spades with Toy Matinee. The duo of Kevin Gilbert and Patrick Leonard became for a brief time, an American version of XTC. They struck a retro pose, but presented it with nineties panache and wit. This record is nothing less t ... (read more)

Report this review (#211286) | Posted by Progfan1958 | Tuesday, April 14, 2009 | Review Permanlink

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