Gang of Losers

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Gang of Losers
Studio album by The Dears
Released 29 August 2006
3 October 2006 (U.S.)
Recorded Why Can't I Hear Anything, Parc Extension, Montreal
Genre Indie rock
Length 48:07
Label MapleMusic Recordings
Arts & Crafts
Bella Union (UK)
Producer 6333699 CANADA INC.
The Dears chronology
Thank You Good Night Sold Out
(2004)
Gang of Losers
(2006)
Missiles
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Clickmusic 3.5/5 stars link
The Onion A link
PopMatters 4/5 stars link
The Observer 4/5 stars link
The Guardian 5/5 stars link
Transform Online (not rated) link
Tiny Mix Tapes 3/5 stars link
Twisted Ear 3.5/5 stars link

Gang of Losers is the third full length album from Montreal band The Dears. It was released on August 29, 2006 in Canada under the Maple Music Recordings label[1] and on October 3, 2006 in the USA under the Arts & Crafts label.[2]

On July 10, 2007, Gang of Losers was announced as a finalist for the 2007 Polaris Music Prize, alongside such other acts as Feist, Junior Boys, and Chad VanGaalen.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Murray Lightburn.

  1. "Sinthtro" – 1:31
  2. "Ticket to Immortality" – 4:22
  3. "Death or Life We Want You" – 3:19
  4. "Hate Then Love" – 4:44
  5. "There Goes My Outfit" – 3:46
  6. "Bandwagoneers" – 4:40
  7. "Fear Made the World Go 'Round" – 3:56
  8. "You and I Are a Gang of Losers" – 4:57
  9. "Whites Only Party" – 3:10
  10. "Ballad of Humankindness" – 4:13
  11. "I Fell Deep" – 4:56
  12. "Find Our Way to Freedom" – 4:27

The first 10,000 copies included an unlisted bonus track, "The Highest".

The Australian and New Zealand version contained a bonus disc with four tracks, two which were recorded live at Triple J on June 8, 2006.

  1. Raise The Dead - 4:03
  2. The Highest - 3:45
  3. There Goes My Outfit (Acoustic) - 3:52
  4. Ticket to Immortality (Acoustic) - 3:43

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Dears @ Maple Music". Retrieved September 20, 2007. 
  2. ^ "The Dears @ Arts & Crafts". Retrieved September 20, 2007.