Hips and Makers Hersh, refugee of the peppy alternative girly group Throwing Muses, has a powerful voice that leaps from gentle breaths to earnest bellows. But on her… Hips and Makers Hersh, refugee of the peppy alternative girly group Throwing Muses, has a powerful voice that leaps from gentle breaths to earnest bellows. But on her… Kristin Hersh Rock
Music Review

Hips and Makers (1994)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performance: Kristin Hersh; Genre: Rock

Hersh, refugee of the peppy alternative girly group Throwing Muses, has a powerful voice that leaps from gentle breaths to earnest bellows. But on her first solo album, Hips and Makers, only ''Your Ghost'' (with guest vocalist Michael Stipe) creates a potent sonic addiction. The rest of this artfully packaged but disappointing album features vapid lyrics and watery acoustic compositions. B-

Originally posted Feb 04, 1994 Published in issue #208 Feb 04, 1994 Order article reprints