Aqualung (Aqualung album)

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For the Jethro Tull album, see Aqualung (Jethro Tull album). For other uses, see Aqualung (disambiguation).
Aqualung
Studio album by Aqualung
Released 30 September 2002
Genre Piano rock
Length 46:38
Label B-Unique
Producer Aqualung (Matt Hales)
Aqualung chronology
Aqualung
(2002)
Still Life
(2003)

Aqualung is the eponymous debut album by Aqualung, released on 30 September 2002 on the B-Unique label. It reached #15 in the UK albums chart and went gold in December 2002.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Strange and Beautiful (I'll Put a Spell on You)"   Matt Hales/Kim Oliver 03:52
2. "Falling Out of Love"   Matt Hales/Kim Oliver 04:01
3. "Good Times Gonna Come"   Matt Hales 04:28
4. "If I Fall"   Matt Hales/Kim Oliver 04:55
5. "Just For a Moment"   Matt Hales 04:04
6. "Tongue-tied"   Matt Hales/Kim Oliver 03:50
7. "Can't Get You out of my Mind"   Matt Hales/Ben Hales 04:02
8. "Everything Changed"   Matt Hales 03:21
9. "Gentle"   Matt Hales/Matt Vincent-Brown 05:18
10. "Nowhere"   Matt Hales 02:32
11. "Halfway to the Bottom"   Matt Hales/Ben Hales 06:23

Singles[edit]

The first single from the album, "Strange and Beautiful (I'll Put a Spell on You)", was released on September 16, 2002 and reached #7 on the CIN chart.

The second single from the album, "Good Times Gonna Come", was released on December 2, 2002 and reached #71 on the UK singles chart. The single version of "Good Times Gonna Come" was mixed by Matt Hales and Marius De Vries. The song is played in the background in the British Television programme Skins, in Sketch's first episode.

According to the sleeve notes, the album was recorded entirely in Matt Hales' hallway. On its release, the album was promoted on the back of the use of "Strange and Beautiful (I'll Put a Spell on You)" as the soundtrack to an advert for the new Volkswagen beetle.