United Kingdom (album)

United Kingdom is the fourth studio album by American indie rock band American Music Club. It was released exclusively in the United Kingdom in 1989 on Frontier Records and Demon Records. The album was recorded primarily for the country, where the band had a larger following than in their native United States, and consists of a mixture of studio and live tracks. United Kingdom was produced by Tom Mallon, who also produced the band's previous three LPs, The Restless Stranger, Engine and California.

United Kingdom
Amc united kingdom.jpg
Studio album by
Released1989
Genre
Label
ProducerTom Mallon
American Music Club chronology
California
(1988)
United Kingdom
(1989)
Everclear
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Spin Alternative Record Guide4/10[2]

United Kingdom contains the song "Kathleen", the most obvious of many that Mark Eitzel has composed about his long-term muse, Kathleen Burns.

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Mark Eitzel.

No.TitleLength
1."Here They Roll Down"4:12
2."Dreamers of the Dream"2:59
3."Never Mind" (Live at the Hotel Utah)4:05
4."United Kingdom"4:20
5."Dream Is Gone"3:55
6."Heaven of Your Hands"3:01
7."Kathleen" (Live at the Hotel Utah)2:20
8."The Hula Maiden" (Live at the Hotel Utah)4:59
9."Animal Pen"3:20

PersonnelEdit

American Music Club
  • Mark Eitzel – vocals, guitar
  • Tom Mallon – bass, production
  • Mike Simms – drums
  • Vudi – guitar, accordion, backing vocals
Additional musicians
Artwork and design
  • Kathleen Burns – cover photography

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "United Kingdom – American Music Club". AllMusic. Retrieved February 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Weisbard, Eric; Marks, Craig, eds. (1995). Spin Alternative Record Guide. Vintage Books. ISBN 0-679-75574-8.