Mobile Estates

Mobile Estates is Citizen King's only major record release. Many songs off this album were used in pilot episodes and the pilot & series finale of Malcolm in the Middle. A remix of "Better Days (And the Bottom Drops Out)" was used in the movie Gone in 60 Seconds. The remix for "Better Days" along with "Checkout Line" can be found on a rare Japanese import.

Mobile Estates
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 9, 1999
Recorded1999
GenreAlternative rock, funk rock, rap rock
Length42:32
LabelWarner Bros.
ProducerDave Cooley, Matt Sims, Eric Valentine
Citizen King chronology
Brown Bag LP
(1995)
Mobile Estates
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Q3/5 stars[2]

On many P2P sites, the song "Better Days (And the Bottom Drops Out)" is often falsely attributed to the band Sublime.

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Matt Sims and Dave Cooley, except where noted.

  1. "Under the Influence" (Sims) - 4:22
  2. "Better Days (And the Bottom Drops Out)" - 3:27
  3. "Safety Pin" (Sims) - 3:45
  4. "Jalopy Style" - 3:11
  5. "Basement Show" - 3:48
  6. "Smokescreen" - 3:24
  7. "The Milky Way" - 0:46
  8. "Long Walk Home" - 2:58
  9. "Skeleton Key" - 4:37
  10. "Closed for the Weekend" (Sims) - 2:56
  11. "Salt Bag Spill" - 2:15
  12. "Billhilly" - 3:27
  13. "Checkout Line" - 3:36

PersonnelEdit

  • Matt Sims - lead vocals, bass guitar
  • Kristian Riley - guitar
  • Dave Cooley - keyboards
  • Malcolm Michiles - turntables
  • DJ Brooks - drums

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gallucci, Michael. "Review: Citizen King - Mobile Estates". Allmusic. Retrieved 29 June 2009.
  2. ^ O'Brien, Lucy. "Review: Citizen King - Mobile Estates". Q. EMAP Metro Ltd (July 1999): 106.