The Animals (British album)

The Animals is the self-titled debut album by the British R&B/blues rock band the Animals. It was released in the United Kingdom in October 1964 on EMI's Columbia Records.[6] The album reached No. 6 in the UK Albums Chart and held that position for 20 weeks.[7]

The Animals
Studio album by
Released30 October 1964
Recorded31 July 1964 (except 22 January 1964 for "Boom Boom")[1]
ProducerMickie Most
The Animals UK chronology
The Animals
Animal Tracks
Professional ratings
Review scores
Encyclopedia of Popular Music[5]

Track listing edit

Side one
1."Story of Bo Diddley"Eric Burdon, Ellas McDaniel5:45
2."Bury My Body"Traditional; arranged by Alan Price2:52
3."Dimples"John Lee Hooker, James Bracken3:14
4."I've Been Around"Fats Domino1:39
5."I'm in Love Again"Domino, Dave Bartholomew3:03
6."The Girl Can't Help It"Bobby Troup2:23
Side two
7."I'm Mad Again"Hooker4:18
8."She Said Yeah"Roddy Jackson, Don Christy2:21
9."The Right Time"Lew Herman3:47
10."Memphis Tennessee"Chuck Berry3:08
11."Boom Boom"Hooker3:20
12."Around and Around"Berry2:48

Personnel edit

The Animals

Charts edit

Chart Year Peak
UK Albums Chart 1964 6
Finnish Albums Chart[8] 1966 9

References edit

  1. ^ "The Animals". Chrome Oxide. 12 May 2018. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  2. ^ AllMusic review
  3. ^ "The Top 30 British Blues Rock Albums Of All Time". Classic Rock. Future plc. 23 March 2007. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  4. ^ AllMusic review
  5. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857125958. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  6. ^ "The Complete Animals". Discogs. Retrieved 14 November 2020. [The album's release date is given in liner notes of CD release--see 9th image.]
  7. ^ "UK Chart Stats". Official Charts. 12 May 2018. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  8. ^ Nyman, Jake (2005). Suomi soi 4: Suuri suomalainen listakirja (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. p. 103. ISBN 951-31-2503-3.