Silver Sun (Silver Sun album)

Silver Sun is the debut full album by the British power pop band Silver Sun. It was released in May 1997 on Polydor Records and was produced by Nigel Godrich.

Silver Sun
Silver Sun Cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released9 May 1997
RecordedJacob's Studio, Farnham, Summer 1996
GenrePower pop
Length42:47
LabelPolydor
ProducerNigel Godrich/Silver Sun
Silver Sun chronology
Sun..! EP
(1996)
Silver Sun
(1997)
You Are Here
(1997)
Singles from Silver Sun
  1. "Lava"
    Released: 27 October 1996
  2. "Last Day"
    Released: 16 February 1997
  3. "Golden Skin"
    Released: 27 April 1997
  4. "Julia"
    Released: 29 June 1997
  5. "Lava"
    Released: 6 October 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [1]
Drowned In Sound(9/10)[2]

Changing their name from Sun, under which their debut EP had been released, their debut studio album was released under the name Silver Sun. The album received critical acclaim, but had limited chart success, reaching #30 in the UK Album Chart. Four singles were released from the album; "Lava", "Last Day", "Golden Skin" and "Julia", of which, only "Golden Skin" and "Lava" reached the UK Top 40. "Golden Skin" was used in the soundtrack of the British romantic comedy film Shooting Fish which was released the same year as the album.[1]

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by James Broad.

  1. "Test" – 0:15
  2. "Golden Skin" – 3:16
  3. "Dumb" – 2:12
  4. "Julia" – 3:19
  5. "Far Out" – 2:57
  6. "Last Day" – 3:37
  7. "Service" – 3:01
  8. "Yellow Light" – 3:33
  9. "Lava" – 2:39
  10. "2 Digits" – 3:09
  11. "This 'n' That" – 2:47
  12. "Wonderful" – 2:45
  13. "Bad Haircut" – 2:40
  14. "Nobody" – 3:34
  15. "Animals Feet" – 4:03

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schnee, Steve "Spaz". Silver Sun at AllMusic
  2. ^ Drowned in Sound review Archived 2006-10-31 at the Wayback Machine