Shrink is the fourth album by German indie rock/electronica group The Notwist. The album is notable for its movement away from the group's punk origins and including elements of electronica, ambient, and jazz. All lyrics by Markus Acher. All music by Markus Acher, unless otherwise noted. Another Planet" – 4:30. Moron" – (music: Micha Acher) – 4:46. Electric Bear" – 4:28. No Encores" – (music: Martin Gretschmann) – 4:25. N. – (music: Micha Acher) – 5:36.
Shrink, released in 1998, is a jazz-electro-rock album. In 1998 Cynthia Dall did the vocals for a remix of "Torture Day" by The Notwist. The album Neon Golden (released in 2002) put them on the map for American listeners, with its heartfelt sentiment and more pop-oriented sound. Messerschmidt left the group in 2007 and was replaced by Andi Haberl. In 2009, the Notwist recorded Storm, the soundtrack to the film of the same name by director Hans-Christian Schmid. In late 2012 they began playing songs from a new album on tour In 2014 Martin Gretschmann left the group.
The Notwist – Shrink. Label: Zero Hour – ZER CD 3180. Format: CD, Album, Digipak. Performer – Markus Acher, Martin Gretschmann, Martin Messerschmid, Micha Acher. Photography By – Thorsten Buhe. Producer – Galore (2).
It shifts you, grips you Takes all your friends away from you Say: face me, embrace me Take all these friends away from me. Are you here? Two hours and two more And you're near. I get smaller cause I drive Until I'm tiny, when I'm back at home So tiny I can't even climb a chair I can't call you. I can't write I can't reach the phone, can't reach the light That's why I never, never wanna go from here.
Album · 1998 · 10 Songs. Released: 8 Sep 1998. 1998 Planetary Group. See All. Own Your Ghost.
The group's second album has tighter pop songs (though the chords are still a bit derivative of Dino J. and an edgier production sense reminiscent of Pan sonic and other electronic experimenters underlying on tracks like "Day 7," "Another Planet" and "Chemicals. The fusion of bubbly electronics and ragged guitar-pop works better than expected, lifting Shrink above a raft of other post-rock acts. 1 Day 7 The Notwist 5:55. 2 Chemicals The Notwist 5:15. 3 Another Planet The Notwist 4:30