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On April 11, 1995.

On April 11, 1995, “RCA” label released “You’d Prefer an Astronaut”, the third Hum studio album. It was recorded 1994 – 1995, at “Playground” in Chicago, “Pachyderm Studio” in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, and was produced by Keith Cleversley, Matt Talbott, Jeff Dimpsey, Tim Lash and Bryan St. Pere.


  • Matt Talbott – vocals, guitar
  • Tim Lash – guitar
  • Jeff Dimpsey – bass
  • Bryan St. Pere – drums

Track listing:

  1. Little Dipper
  2. The Pod
  3. Stars
  4. Suicide Machine
  5. The Very Old Man
  6. Why I Like the Robins
  7. I’d Like Your Hair Long
  8. I Hate It Too
  9. Songs of Farewell and Departure