The Milk of Human Kindness

Infobox Album |
Name = The Milk of Human Kindness
Type = Album
Artist = Caribou


Released = April 18, 2005
Recorded =
Genre = Electronica
Length = 40:07
Label = Leaf/Domino
Producer = Dan Snaith
Reviews =
* Allmusic Rating|3|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:5rsqoauaeijd link]
* Pitchfork (8.5/10) [http://pitchforkmedia.com/article/record_review/16512/Caribou_The_Milk_of_Human_Kindness link]
Last album = "Up in Flames"
(2003)
This album = "The Milk of Human Kindness"
(2005)
Next album = "Andorra"
(2007)

"The Milk of Human Kindness" is a 2005 album by Caribou. Caribou is the performing name of Dan Snaith who was previously known as Manitoba until he was forced to change it after a threat of a lawsuit by American punk musician Handsome Dick Manitoba of The Dictators.

While it is commonly thought that the album's title is derived from Shakespeare's play "Macbeth",Who|date=October 2007 Snaith has been quoted as saying that he read it off the back of a milk truck. [ [http://www.inthemix.com.au/p/np/viewnews.php?id=20850&printstory=1 inthemix | Features | Caribou: What's in a name? ] ]

Track listing

#"Yeti" – 5:01
#"Subotnick" – 1:05
#"A Final Warning" – 7:15
#"Lord Leopard" – 1:37
#"Bees" – 5:23
#"Hands First" – 0:29
#"Hello Hammerheads" – 2:42
#"Brahminy Kite" – 5:22
#"Drumheller" – 1:33
#"Pelican Narrows" – 3:50
#"Barnowl" – 5:50

ingles

"Yeti"
# Yeti - 5:01
# The Spiritually Immature Mansion
# Boreal Forest Opper

"Barnowl"
# Barnowl - 5:50

References

External links

* [http://www.caribou.fm/discography/ Discography page on official website]
* [http://www.inthemix.com.au/p/np/viewnews.php?id=20850&printstory=1 In the Mix interview with Dan Snaith]


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