Hurricane No. 1 (album)

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The correct title of this article is Hurricane #1 (album). The substitution or omission of the # is because of technical restrictions.
Hurricane #1
Studio album by Hurricane #1
Released United Kingdom 19 September 1997
United States 28 October 1997
Genre Britpop
Length 47:51
60:26 (with bonus tracks)
Label Creation Records
Producer Stephen Harris, Andy Bell
Hurricane #1 chronology
Hurricane #1 (1997) Step into My World EP
(1997)
Singles from Hurricane #1
  1. "Step into My World"
    Released: April 28, 1997
  2. "Just Another Illusion"
    Released: July 23, 1997
  3. "Chain Reaction"
    Released: August 25, 1997
  4. "Step Into My World"
    Released: October, 1997
  5. "Monday Afternoon"
    Released: 1997 (Not released in UK)

Hurricane #1 is the debut studio album by the British rock band Hurricane #1, released in 1997. Charted at number 11 in the UK album charts, and the top 10 in Japan. The album was recorded at Lincoln's Chapel with producer Stephen Harris.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Q magazine named it one of the best albums of 1997.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Andy Bell (Creation Songs).

  1. "Just Another Illusion" - 5:40
  2. "Faces in a Dream" - 4:44
  3. "Step into My World" - 5:01
  4. "Mother Superior" - 5:11
  5. "Let Go of the Dream" - 2:38
  6. "Chain Reaction" - 3:41
  7. "Lucky Man" - 5:15
  8. "Strange Meeting" - 4:06
  9. "Monday Afternoon" - 3:03
  10. "Stand in Line" - 8:28
  11. "Touchdown" (US) - 4:40
  12. "Smoke Rings" (US) - 8:35

Personnel[edit]

  • Alex Lowe: vocals, guitar
  • Andy Bell: lead guitar, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Will Pepper: bass guitar
  • Gareth Farmer: drums, percussion
  • Strings Arranged by Charlie Francis
  • Additional keyboards: Chopper Harris
  • Backing vocals on "Lucky man": Idha
  • Engineered and mixed by Stephen Harris

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