Lovers (The Sleepy Jackson album)

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Lovers
Studio album by The Sleepy Jackson
Released 30 June 2003 (Australia)
14 July 2003 (UK)
29 July 2003 (USA)
Recorded 2003
Genre Indie rock
Length 40:45 (original)
44:53 (international)
48:10 (Japan)
Label EMI
Producer Jonathan Burnside
The Sleepy Jackson chronology
Lovers
(2003)
Personality - One Was a Spider, One Was a Bird
(2006)
Singles from Lovers
  1. "Vampire Racecourse"
    Released: 7 July 2003
  2. "Good Dancers"
    Released: 13 October 2003
  3. "Come to This"
    Released: 23 February 2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (6.0/10) link

Lovers is the first album by the Australian band The Sleepy Jackson. The album entered the ARIA Album charts at #21, the UK Album Charts at #69 and the French Album Charts at #117.[1]

The album was a minor commercial success, selling around 100,000 copies worldwide.[2] In October 2010, Lovers was listed in the book, 100 Best Australian Albums.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Original release[edit]

  1. "Good Dancers" – 4:12
  2. "Vampire Racecourse" – 3:10
  3. "Rain Falls for Wind" – 4:03
  4. "This Day" – 3:48
  5. "Acid in My Heart" – 3:31
  6. "Fill Me with Apples" – 1:05
  7. "Tell the Girls That I'm Not Hangin' Out" – 4:13
  8. "Come to This" – 3:28
  9. "Morning Bird" – 2:17
  10. "Don't You Know" – 5:12
  11. "Old Dirt Farmer" – 3:31
  12. "Mourning Rain" – 2:06

International release[edit]

  1. "Good Dancers" – 4:12
  2. "Vampire Racecourse" – 3:10
  3. "Rain Falls for Wind" – 4:03
  4. "This Day" – 3:48
  5. "Acid in My Heart" – 3:31
  6. "Fill Me with Apples" – 1:05
  7. "Tell the Girls That I'm Not Hangin' Out" – 4:13
  8. "Come to This" – 3:28
  9. "Miniskirt" (bonus track) – 4:08
  10. "Morning Bird" – 2:17
  11. "Don't You Know" – 5:12
  12. "Old Dirt Farmer" – 3:31
  13. "Mourning Rain" – 2:06
  14. "Sunkids" (Japan-only bonus track) – 3:17

Singles[edit]

  • "Vampire Racecourse" (7 July 2003)
UK CD single
  1. "Vampire Racecourse" – 3:15
  2. "Hell Is Here" – 1:42
  3. "Holly" – 1:31
UK red-colored 7" single
  1. "Vampire Racecourse" – 3:15
  2. "Glasshouses" – 3:45
Australian CD single
  1. "Vampire Racecourse" – 3:15
  2. "Hell Is Here" – 1:42
  3. "Revolution" – 2:01
  4. "Holly" – 1:31
  5. "Mosquito Kids" – 4:17
  • "Good Dancers" (13 October 2003)
UK CD single
  1. "Good Dancers" – 4:14
  2. "Bucket of Love" – 1:54
  3. "Hymn #1" – 1:09
  4. "Good Dancers" (enhanced video)
UK 7" single
  1. "Good Dancers" – 4:14
  2. "Hymn #1" – 1:09
  3. "Raindrop" – 2:24
Australian CD single
  1. "Good Dancers" – 4:14
  2. "Come to This" (Acoustic) – 3:56
  3. "Good Dancers" (Acoustic) – 3:35
  4. "Bucket of Love" – 1:54
  5. "Raindrop" – 2:24
  • "Come to This" (23 February 2004 – UK CD single)
  1. "Come to This" – 3:29
  2. "Tonight You Will Change" – 2:49
  3. "You've Got No More Days Left" – 2:13
  4. "You Are So Cold" – 4:06
  • "This Day"/"Come to This" (22 March 2004 – Australian 7" single)
  1. "This Day" – 3:48
  2. "Tonight You Will Change" – 2:49
  3. "Come to This" – 3:29
  4. "You've Got No More Days Left" – 2:13

References[edit]

  1. ^ Album Chart Listing - Lovers
  2. ^ Collins, Simon (26 September 2009). "Man of Steele". The West Australian (West Australian Newspapers Ltd). 
  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.