Baby Animals (album)

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Baby Animals
Studio album by Baby Animals
Released 1991
Recorded Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, New York
Genre Rock
Length 44:37
Label Imago
Producer Mike Chapman
Baby Animals chronology
Baby Animals
(1991)
Shaved and Dangerous
(1993)
Singles from Baby Animals
  1. "Early Warning"
    Released: 1991
  2. "Rush You"
    Released: 1991
  3. "Painless"
    Released: 1991
  4. "One Word"
    Released: 1992
  5. "Ain't Gonna Get"
    Released: 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Kerrang! 5/5 stars[2]

Baby Animals is the self-titled debut album by Australian band Baby Animals, released in 1991. The album debuted at number six on the ARIA Album Charts and spent six weeks at number one, eventually going eight times platinum and becoming the highest-selling debut Australian rock album of all time (until the release of Jet's album, Get Born 12 years later). In October 2010, Baby Animals was listed in the book, 100 Best Australian Albums.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rush You" (Suze DeMarchi, David Rankin, Eddie Parise) - 4:11
  2. "Early Warning" (DeMarchi, Rankin, Parise) - 3:57
  3. "Painless" (DeMarchi, Parise) - 3:42
  4. "Make It End" (DeMarchi, Steve Elson) - 4:09
  5. "Big Time Friends" (DeMarchi, Parise, Frank Celenza) - 4:54
  6. "Working for the Enemy" (DeMarchi, Rankin) - 4:32
  7. "One Word" (DeMarchi, Elson) - 3:58
  8. "Break My Heart" (DeMarchi, Parise) - 4:03
  9. "Waste of Time" (DeMarchi, Parise, Rankin, Celenza) - 3:38
  10. "One Too Many" (DeMarchi, Elson) - 5:08
  11. "Ain't Gonna Get" (DeMarchi, Elson) - 2:58

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1992 Australian ARIA Albums Chart 1

Personnel[edit]

  • Suze DeMarchi - Guitar, Vocals
  • Dave Leslie - Guitar
  • Eddie Parise - Bass
  • Frank Celenza - Drums

Credits[edit]

  • Mike Chapman - Producer, Mixing
  • Kevin Shirley - Engineer
  • Mario Vasquez - Assistant Engineer
  • Rob Marinissen, Chrystene Carroll - Photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demalon, Tom. "Baby Animals Baby Animals review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-11-14. 
  2. ^ Joy, Alison (15 February 1992). "Baby Animals 'Baby Animals'". Kerrang! 379. London, UK: EMAP. 
  3. ^ O'Donnell, John; Creswell, Toby; Mathieson, Craig (October 2010). 100 Best Australian Albums. Prahran, Vic: Hardie Grant Books. ISBN 978-1-74066-955-9. 
Preceded by
Diamonds and Pearls
by Prince and the New Power Generation
Australian ARIA Albums Chart number-one album
2 February - 14 March 1992
Succeeded by
Hepfidelity by Diesel