More Fun in the New World

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More Fun in the New World
Studio album by X
Released September 1983
Recorded 1983, Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles
Genre Punk rock
Length 41:11
Label Elektra
Producer Ray Manzarek
X chronology
Under the Big Black Sun
(1982)
More Fun in the New World
(1983)
Ain't Love Grand!
(1985)

More Fun in the New World is the fourth album by the band X. It was reissued with four bonus tracks by Rhino Records in 2002. It was the last X album produced by Ray Manzarek.

The single "The New World" appeared on the soundtrack to the 1986 movie Something Wild.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau A− [2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars [3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by John Doe and Exene Cervenka except as indicated.

Side A[edit]

  1. "The New World" – 3:25
  2. "We're Having Much More Fun" – 3:05
  3. "True Love" – 2:15
  4. "Poor Girl" – 2:50
  5. "Make the Music Go Bang" – 3:00
  6. "Breathless" (Otis Blackwell) – 2:15
  7. "I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts" – 4:10

Side B[edit]

  1. "Devil Doll" – 3:05
  2. "Painting the Town Blue" – 3:20
  3. "Hot House" – 2:55
  4. "Drunk in My Past" – 2:51
  5. "I See Red" – 3:00
  6. "True Love, Pt. #2" – 5:00

Bonus tracks (2002 reissue)[edit]

  1. "Poor Girl" (Demo/Remix) – 2:58
  2. "True Love, Pt. #2" (Demo/Remix) – 4:56
  3. "Devil Doll" (Demo/Remix) – 3:12
  4. "I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts" (Demo/Remix) – 5:45

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1983 Billboard Pop Albums 86
The Billboard 200 86

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "More Fun in the New World – X". Allmusic. Retrieved 2005-09-11. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (November 29, 1983). "Christgau's Consumer Guide: X: More Fun in the New World". The Village Voice. Retrieved 2012-04-12.  Also posted at "X: More Fun in the New World > Consumer Guide Album". Robert Christgau. Retrieved 2006-04-04. 
  3. ^ Connelly, Christopher (October 27, 1983). "X More Fun in the New World > Album Review". Rolling Stone (407). Archived from the original on 2007-10-02. Retrieved 2006-06-17.