Inside In/Inside Out

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Inside In / Inside Out
Studio album by The Kooks
Released 23 January 2006
Recorded Konk Studios, 2005
Genre Indie rock, Britpop
Length 40:51
Label Virgin
Producer Tony Hoffer
The Kooks chronology
Inside In / Inside Out
(2006)
Konk
(2008)
Singles from Inside In / Inside Out
  1. "Eddie's Gun"
    Released: 11 July 2005
  2. "Sofa Song"
    Released: 17 October 2005
  3. "You Don't Love Me"
    Released: 9 January 2006
  4. "Naïve"
    Released: 27 March 2006
  5. "She Moves in Her Own Way"
    Released: 26 June 2006
  6. "Ooh La"
    Released: 23 October 2006
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 73[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound 8/10[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]
NME 8/10[5]
Pitchfork 5.9/10[6]
PopMatters 7/10[7]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[1]
Spin 3.5/5 stars[8]
Stylus Magazine D[9]
Uncut 6/10[10]

Inside In / Inside Out is the debut studio album by British indie rock band The Kooks. It was released on 23 January 2006 on Virgin Records. It contains the singles, "Eddie's Gun", "Sofa Song", "You Don't Love Me", "Naïve", "She Moves in Her Own Way", and "Ooh La". The album was produced by Tony Hoffer of record label Virgin Records. Reaching No. 2 in the UK Albums Chart,[citation needed] the album has sold over 2,000,000 copies worldwide since its release, including just over 55,000 copies in USA.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Seaside"   1:39
2. "See the World"   2:38
3. "Sofa Song"   2:13
4. "Eddie's Gun"   2:13
5. "Ooh La"   3:28
6. "You Don't Love Me"   2:35
7. "She Moves in Her Own Way"   2:49
8. "Matchbox"   3:09
9. "Naïve"   3:23
10. "I Want You"   3:26
11. "If Only"   2:01
12. "Jackie Big Tits"   2:32
13. "Time Awaits"   5:08
14. "Got No Love"   3:37
Acoustic edition

Also available is Inside In / Inside Out Acoustic, an acoustic version of the album recorded at live performances at Abbey Road, London and Osaka, Japan using acoustic guitars. The CD contains all of the songs from Inside In/Inside Out except "I Want You", "If Only", and "Got No Love". One song not on the original album, "California", is contained on this version, recorded live in Osaka. The edition is available as a CD from Virgin Records. The acoustic edition was also released as a bonus vinyl LP with the standard LP.

  1. "Seaside"
  2. "See the World"
  3. "Sofa Song"
  4. "Eddie's Gun"
  5. "Ooh La"
  6. "You Don't Love Me"
  7. "She Moves in Her Own Way"
  8. "Matchbox"
  9. "Naïve"
  10. "Jackie Big Tits"
  11. "Time Awaits"
  12. "Eddie's Gun"
  13. "Naïve"
  14. "She Moves in Her Own Way"
  15. "California"

Tracks 1–11 recorded live at Abbey Road Studios and tracks 12–15 recorded live in Osaka, Japan.

Charts[edit]

Charts (2006) Peak
position
Belgian Albums Chart 4
Dutch Albums Chart 25
European Albums Chart 10
French Albums Chart 107
German Albums Chart 75
Italian Albums Chart 28
Irish Albums Chart 3
New Zealand Albums Chart 24
Swiss Albums Chart 83
UK Albums Chart 2
US Billboard 200 165
US Billboard Comprehensive Albums 191
US Top Digital Albums 13
US Top Heatseekers 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Inside in Inside Out – The Kooks". Metacritic. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Tim Sendra. "Inside In/Inside Out". Allmusic. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Kev Kharas (26 January 2006). "The Kooks – Inside In/Inside Out". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  4. ^ Leonie Cooper (13 January 2006). "The Kooks, Inside In/ Inside Out". guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  5. ^ NME: 35. 21 January 2006. 
  6. ^ Marc Hogan (22 February 2006). "The Kooks: Inside In/Inside Out". Pitchfork. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  7. ^ Jon Garrett (25 January 2006). "The Kooks: Inside In / Inside Out". PopMatters. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "The Kooks, 'Inside In/Inside Out (Astralwerks)". Spin. 
  9. ^ Paul Scott (30 November 2006). "The Kooks – Inside In / Inside Out – Review". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  10. ^ Uncut: 98. March 2006. 

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