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Superchunk is the debut studio album by American indie rock band Superchunk. It was recorded January 18–19, 1990, at Duck Kee Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina, and released on Matador Records in 1990.

Superchunk
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 25, 1990
RecordedJanuary 18–19, 1990
GenreIndie rock, punk rock
Length32:48
LabelMatador
Superchunk chronology
Superchunk
(1990)
No Pocky for Kitty
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune4/4 stars[2]
Pitchfork8.3/10[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide2.5/5 stars[4]
The Village Voice(choice cut)[5]

"Slack Motherfucker" was named the 19th best single of the 1990s by Spin, and the 81st best song of the 1990s by Pitchfork. On August 25, 2017, Superchunk was re-released on vinyl.[6]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Sick to Move" – 3:14
  2. "My Noise" – 2:25
  3. "Let It Go" – 2:53
  4. "Swinging" – 2:11
  5. "Slow" – 5:08
  6. "Slack Motherfucker" – 2:52
  7. "Binding" – 3:03
  8. "Down the Hall" – 2:41
  9. "Half a Life" – 3:42
  10. "Not Tomorrow" – 4:39

B-sides include "What Do I", "Train From Kansas City", "Night Creatures" and "Garlic".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ D'Angelo, Peter J. "Superchunk – Superchunk". AllMusic. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (October 25, 1990). "Superchunk: Superchunk (Matador)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  3. ^ Howe, Brian (September 5, 2017). "Superchunk: Superchunk". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  4. ^ Wolk, Douglas (2004). "Superchunk". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (eds.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. pp. 795–96. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  5. ^ Christgau, Robert (May 7, 1991). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  6. ^ Blais-Billie, Braudie (July 18, 2017). "Superchunk to Reissue Self-Titled Debut Album". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 19, 2017.