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The Futureheads (album)



The Futureheads is the self-titled debut studio album by British indie rock band The Futureheads. It was released on 12 July 2004 and spawned the singles "First Day", "Decent Days and Nights", "Meantime", and "Hounds of Love" (a Kate Bush cover). The album received critical praise and was re-released as a special edition in 2005 featuring a DVD and coming with a slightly re-designed cover in pink rather than the standard LP's grey.

The Futureheads
Studio album by
Released12 July 2004
Recorded2004
GenrePost-punk revival, indie rock
Length36:30
Label679, Sire
ProducerPaul Epworth, Andy Gill
The Futureheads chronology
1-2-3-Nul! EP
(2003)
The Futureheads
(2004)
Area EP
(2005)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic86/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press5/5[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[4]
The Guardian4/5 stars[5]
NME8/10[6]
Pitchfork8.3/10[7]
Q4/5 stars[8]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[9]
SpinB+[10]
The Village VoiceB+[11]

"Decent Days and Nights" and "Hounds of Love" were made available for the Rock Band platform on 9 March 2010. "Decent Days and Nights" also appeared on the Burnout 3 soundtrack. "Meantime" was used in a second season episode of the hit TV series The O.C., and the film, Grandma's Boy.

The album was named the 33rd best record of 2004 by Pitchfork.[12]


Track listing

All songs written by The Futureheads, unless otherwise stated.

  1. "Le Garage" – 1:45
  2. "Robot" – 2:00
  3. "A to B" – 2:27
  4. "Decent Days and Nights" – 2:31
  5. "Meantime" – 2:50
  6. "Alms" – 2:05
  7. "Danger of the Water" – 2:57
  8. "Carnival Kids" – 2:44
  9. "The City Is Here for You to Use" – 2:35
  10. "First Day" – 2:04
  11. "He Knows" – 3:13
  12. "Stupid and Shallow" – 1:34
  13. "Trying Not to Think About Time" – 2:24
  14. "Hounds of Love" (Kate Bush) – 3:02
  15. "Man Ray" – 2:18

Special edition bonus tracks

  1. "Decent Days and Nights" (Radio Mix) – 2:42
  2. "Hounds of Love" (Radio Mix) – 3:05

Charts

Chart performance for The Futureheads
Chart (2004–2005) Peak
position
Irish Albums (IRMA)[13] 28
Scottish Albums (OCC)[14] 96
UK Albums (OCC)[15] 11

References

  1. ^ "Reviews for The Futureheads by The Futureheads" . Metacritic. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "The Futureheads – The Futureheads" . AllMusic. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  3. ^ "The Futureheads: The Futureheads". Alternative Press (197): 144. December 2004.
  4. ^ Raftery, Brian M. (19 November 2004). "The Futureheads" . Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 18 January 2017. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  5. ^ Peschek, David (16 July 2004). "The Futureheads, The Futureheads" . The Guardian. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  6. ^ Long, Pat (10 July 2004). "The Futureheads : The Futureheads" . NME. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  7. ^ Ubl, Sam (29 July 2004). "The Futureheads: The Futureheads" . Pitchfork. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  8. ^ "The Futureheads: The Futureheads". Q (217): 110. August 2004.
  9. ^ Walters, Barry (11 November 2004). "The Futureheads : The Futureheads" . Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 13 March 2005. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  10. ^ "Breakdown" . Spin. 20 (12): 124. December 2004. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  11. ^ Christgau, Robert (18 January 2005). "Consumer Guide: Heads, Future and Past" . The Village Voice. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  12. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2004" . Pitchfork. 31 December 2004. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  13. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography The Futureheads" . Hung Medien. Retrieved 23 March 2021.
  14. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100" . Official Charts Company. Retrieved 23 March 2021.
  15. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100" . Official Charts Company. Retrieved 23 March 2021.




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