O Shudder is Dutch Uncles’ most direct record to date, the sound of a wildly witty band well and truly finding their stride, whilst lyrically tackling the growing pains of being twentysomething in a generic Northern suburbia; according to hip swivelling front man Duncan Wallis, the album covers themes including pregnancy, social media, terrorism, divorce, sexual dysfunction, job seeking, health scares, doubt, love
O Shudder is the fourth studio album by English indie rock band Dutch Uncles, released on 23 February 2015. All lyrics by Duncan Wallis, all music by Robin Richards. Peter Broadhead - electric guitar, marimba. Andy Proudfoot - drums, backing vocals. Robin Richards - bass guitar, vibraphone, backing vocals. Daniel Spedding - electric guitar. Duncan Wallis - lead vocals, piano. Additional musicians. John Purton - violin. Natalie Purton - viola. Margit van der Zwan - cello.
Sleeves and labels are the same as the standard vinyl issue.
O Shudder is another great Dutch Uncles album, and that should be more than enough. 70. Whilst the album sounds confident and assured, its lyrical themes are built around questions, without ever proposing answers.
Dutch Uncles: O Shudder. February 21 2015, 12:04am, The Times. The fourth album from Marple’s art-pop oddballs is another inventive collection of expertly-crafted, witty songs, with echoes of Talk Talk, Prefab Sprout and their sophisti-pop ilk. Eschewing the complex rhythms of previous efforts, O Shudder is a smoother ride, from the serene opener Babymaking, to the bouncy, Hot Chip funk of In n Out and the glorious confessional I Should Have Read
Dutch Uncles are an English indie pop band from Marple. They are known for their use of atypical time signatures within a pop context, and the androgynous vocals of frontman Duncan Wallis. Their influences include Kate Bush, King Crimson, Steve Reich, XTC, and Talking Heads. Originally from Marple, the band started playing together in college.