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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Oxfam Singles - 10,000 Maniacs

I had a quick panic before I got round to listening to These are Days a 1992 single by 10,000 Maniacs.
I was a bit worried that it may have come from their post Natalie Merchant period.
However I was happily reassured as it comes from their 5th studio album Our Time in Eden which was the last they recorded with Natalie at the helm.


The final song is a Tom Waits cover.The other two are from the album

10,000 Maniacs - These Are Days

10,000 Maniacs - Circle Dream

10,000 Maniacs - I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You


  1. Lovely. I don't have the CD single anymore and had forgotten about the Tom Waits cover - thanks for that.

  2. They had a post-Merchant period?

  3. I loved 10,000 Maniacs with Natalie at their helm beyond reason. Sadly, I only saw them once (Sheff Uni's Octagon) where, mid gig, Natalie handed out scraps of paper with poems/bon mots she'd written to some of the audience. Glad I was mid division as... well you know, it would've been twee hippy drippy nonsense. Must stress, I don't mean to detract from 10,000 Maniacs genius. I agree with you though that her solo career has