Not only for the nifty rhyme, but for the way it foreshadows the psychoactive barminess of what is to follow on Murry The Hump’s accomplished debut. More substances are name-checked over the course of the next 37 minutes than in a Narcotics Anonymous meeting. After ‘Vodka & Wine’ and ‘Booze & Cigarettes’, it’s no surprise to find that their ‘Green Green Grass’ of home is the kind you smoke – shedding new light on ‘Cracking Up’. Cardiff’s MTH aren’t averse to a party – but only if it brings them a little closer to uncovering some kind of deeper human truth.
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Murry The Hump were formed in Aberystwyth in the late 1990s and were dubbed by Alex James of Blur as "the best unsigned band in Britain". Members of the band have since continued to record music under the name The Keys, releasing a self titled 2003 album on Too Pure records.
Murry Gage Wilson (July 2, 1917 – June 4, 1973) was an American musician, record producer, and businessman who acted as the first manager of the Beach Boys, a rock band formed by his sons Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, his nephew Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine. For most of the 1960s, Murry also worked as a music publisher for the band.
The Many Moods of Murry Wilson is the sole album release by Murry Wilson, the father of Brian, Carl and Dennis Wilson and uncle of Mike Love of The Beach Boys. The album was reissued on CD in 2002 as a Japanese release. Love Won't Wait" (Murry Wilson) - 3:12. The Happy Song" (Eck Kynor) - 2:04. The Warmth of the Sun" (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 2:45.