The Datsuns (album)

The Datsuns is the self-titled debut album of the New Zealand hard rock band The Datsuns. It was released in 2002 and had three songs which had previously appeared on 7" singles: "Sittin' Pretty", "Fink For The Man" and "Lady".

The Datsuns
Studio album by
Released7 October 2002
RecordedToe Rag Studios
GenreHard rock, garage rock revival
LabelV2 Records
Hellsquad Records
ProducerLiam Watson
Nick Abbot
Sonic Newth
The Datsuns
The Datsuns chronology
The Datsuns
Outta Sight/Outta Mind
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Degeneracion Rock3.5/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media2.8/10[4]

A music video was produced for "In Love", which consists of a black and white concert footage of the song's performance. On the 2003 revival of Headbangers Ball, hosted by Metallica, drummer Lars Ulrich praised The Datsuns before playing "In Love".

Track listingEdit

  1. "Sittin' Pretty" 3:02
  2. "MF From Hell" 3:34
  3. "Lady" 2:56
  4. "Harmonic Generator" 3:04
  5. "What Would I Know" 5:35
  6. "At Your Touch" 3:30
  7. "Fink For The Man" 4:34
  8. "In Love" 2:55
  9. "You Build Me Up (To Bring Me Down)" 3:58
  10. "Freeze Sucker" 6:01