Walt Mink was an indie rock band from St. Paul, active from 1989 to 1997.
The group formed at Macalester College in St. Paul in 1989, with John Kimbrough on guitar and vocals, Candice Belanoff on bass, and Joey Waronker on drums. They took their name from one of Macalester's psychology professors.
The group's third album, El Producto, was released on the major label Atlantic. It received an early 10.0 rating from popular music website Pitchfork Media.
Their final album, Goodnite, was recorded live during the band's final performance, on November 1, 1997 in New York City.
- John Kimbrough (guitar/vocals)
- Candice Belanoff (bass)
- Joey Waronker (drums 1989-1994)
- Orestes Morfin (drums 1994-1996)
- Zach Danziger (drums 1997)
(Referenced from lead singer John Kimbrough's site.)
Format: CD, CS (CAR1721), LP
Label: Caroline, Quigley
Country: USA, UK
Release Date: June 15, 1992
1. Miss Happiness 2. Chowdertown 3. Love You Better 4. Showers Down 5. Quiet Time 6. Pink Moon (Nick Drake cover) 7. Smoothing The Ride 8. Croton-Harmon (local) 9. Twinkle and Shine 10. Factory
Format: CD, CS (CAR1737)
Release Date: May 25, 1993
Notes: The second record.
1. Subway 2. Shine 3. Zero Day 4. Disappear 5. Sunnymede 6. Frail 7. Turn 8. Fragile 9. What a Day 10. Tree in Orange
Format: CD, CS, LP
Release Date: January 1996
Notes: The third
1. Stood Up 2. Everything Worthwhile 3. Betty 4. Overgrown 5. Settled 6. Me and My Dog 7. Little Sister 8. Up and Out 9. #246 10. Listen Up 11. Sunshine M. 12. Love in the Dakota 13. Erasable You (Japanese Bonus Track)
Format: CD (DER-361)
Label: Deep Elm
Release Date: June 17, 1997
Notes: The fourth record, and Deep Elm debut.
1. Goodnite 2. John's Dream 3. She Can Smile 4. Brave Beyond the Call 5. Lost in the World 6. Lovely Arrhythmia 7. Lama 8. Boots 9. Act of Quiet Desperation 10. Freetime
Format: CD (DER-368)
Label: Deep Elm
Release Date: September 15 1998
Notes: Live cd recorded during WM's final performance in NYC.
1. Fourth Wave 2. Stood Up 3. Everything Worthwhile 4. Goodnite 5. Frail 6. Betty 7. Miss Happiness 8. Showers Down 9. Twinkle And Shine 10. Lost In The World 11. Brave Beyond The Call 12. Overgrown 13. Subway 14. She Can Smile 15. Shine 16. Love In The Dakota 17. Factory 18. Settled
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