Who Killed...... The Zutons?

Who Killed...... The Zutons? is the debut studio album by the English rock band The Zutons, released via Deltasonic on 19 April 2004. The album's last known sales are that of 581,088 as of July 2006.

Who Killed...... The Zutons?
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Studio album by
Released19 April 2004
RecordedElevator Studios, Liverpool
Genre
Length45:57
LabelDeltasonic
ProducerIan Broudie
The Zutons chronology
Who Killed...... The Zutons?
(2004)
Tired of Hanging Around
(2006)
Singles from Who Killed...... The Zutons?
  1. "Pressure Point"
    Released: 19 January 2004
  2. "You Will You Won't"
    Released: 5 April 2004
  3. "Remember Me"
    Released: 21 June 2004
  4. "Don't Ever Think (Too Much)"
    Released: 11 October 2004
  5. "Confusion"
    Released: 13 December 2004

BackgroundEdit

Early copies of the album came with a free bonus disc containing alternate versions of four Zutons tracks. The LP version came with Zutons brand 3D glasses. Additionally, the US edition, released 19 October 2004, closed with the single "Don't Ever Think (Too Much)". The UK reissue, released the previous day, also added this track onto the end.

Critical receptionEdit

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic73/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [1]
Alternative Press5/5[3]
Blender     [4]
DIY     [5]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[6]
The Guardian     [7]
NME7/10[8]
Pitchfork7.8/10[9]
Q     [10]
SpinB+[11]

Who Killed...... The Zutons is included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[12]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by David McCabe and The Zutons, except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Zuton Fever"3:08
2."Pressure Point"3:16
3."You Will You Won't"2:54
4."Confusion"3:32
5."Havana Gang Brawl"4:30
6."Railroad" (McCabe, Sean Payne, The Zutons)3:39
7."Long Time Coming"2:20
8."Nightmare Part II"3:00
9."Not a Lot to Do"3:47
10."Remember Me"3:20
11."Dirty Dancehall"4:09
12."Moons and Horror Shows"2:36
UK reissue / US edition bonus track
No.TitleLength
13."Don't Ever Think (Too Much)"2:42
Bonus Disc
No.TitleLength
1."Long Time Coming" (Alternate Version)2:35
2."You Will You Won't" (Alternate Version)3:19
3."Remember Me" (Alternate Version)3:22
4."Creepin' An' A Crawlin'" (Alternate Version)3:03

Chart performanceEdit

Who Killed...... The Zutons spent a total of 36 weeks in the UK Albums Chart, peaking at number 9 on 15 January 2005.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Damas, Jason. "Who Killed...... The Zutons – The Zutons". AllMusic. Retrieved 6 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Reviews for Who Killed The Zutons by The Zutons". Metacritic. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  3. ^ "The Zutons: Who Killed...... The Zutons?". Alternative Press (198): 113. January 2005.
  4. ^ Rosen, Jody (November 2004). "The Zutons: Who Killed…The Zutons". Blender (31): 146. Archived from the original on 4 December 2004. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  5. ^ Ackroyd, Stephen (19 April 2004). "The Zutons – Who Killed The Zutons". DIY. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  6. ^ Gunatilaka, Timothy (22 October 2004). "Who Killed the Zutons?". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on 19 July 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  7. ^ Simpson, Dave (16 April 2004). "The Zutons, Who Killed ... the Zutons". The Guardian. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  8. ^ Jonze, Tim (27 April 2004). "The Zutons : Who Killed The Zutons?". NME. Archived from the original on 25 March 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  9. ^ Petrusich, Amanda (9 March 2005). "The Zutons: Who Killed...the Zutons". Pitchfork. Retrieved 6 February 2010.
  10. ^ "The Zutons: Who Killed...... The Zutons?". Q (214): 111. May 2004.
  11. ^ "Breakdown". Spin. 20 (12): 124. December 2004. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  12. ^ Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (7 February 2006). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 0-7893-1371-5.
  13. ^ "Who Killed The Zutons at OfficialCharts.com". Retrieved 6 February 2010.

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