OK Go (album)

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OK Go
Studio album by OK Go
Released September 17, 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Alternative rock, power pop
Length 40:43
Label Capitol
Producer Howard Willing
David Trumfio
OK Go chronology
OK Go
(2002)
Oh No
(2005)
Singles from OK Go
  1. "Get Over It"
    Released: 2002 (US), March 10, 2003 (UK)
  2. "Don't Ask Me"
    Released: June 16, 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Music Box 3.5/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media 2.6/10[3]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[4]

OK Go is the debut album by the Chicago rock band OK Go. It was released in September 2002. The cover was created by the well known designer Stefan Sagmeister.

The album debuted at number 107 on Billboard 200, and number one on Billboard Top Heatseekers Chart.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Damian Kulash Jr., all music composed by Damian Kulash Jr., except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Get Over It"   3:16
2. "Don't Ask Me"   2:50
3. "You're So Damn Hot"   2:36
4. "What to Do"   3:58
5. "1000 Miles per Hour"   3:32
6. "Shortly Before the End" (Contains elements from "Jeeves" by Neal Hefti) (Kulash, Tim Nordwind, Neal Hefti) 4:19
7. "Return" (Kulash, Nordwind) 3:49
8. "There's a Fire" (Kulash, Andy Duncan) 3:49
9. "C-C-C-Cinnamon Lips" (Kulash, Nordwind) 3:26
10. "The Fix Is In" (Kulash, Duncan) 3:53
11. "Hello, My Treacherous Friends"   3:29
12. "Bye Bye Baby" (Kulash, Nordwind) 2:14
Total length:
40:43

Appearances in other media[edit]

"Get Over It" was featured on the soundtrack of the video games Triple Play Baseball 2002 and Madden NFL 2003. "Don't Ask Me" was featured on the soundtrack of the video game MVP Baseball 2003, trailers for Just Friends and Good Luck Chuck (and also "You're So Damn Hot"), and the movie Catch That Kid. "You're So Damn Hot" was used on an episode of The O.C.. It also appeared in a television commercial advertising campaign for Payless Shoes in 2006. It is now appearing in ads for ABC's television show Castle.

Personnel[edit]

OK Go
Production
  • Andrew Slater – executive producer
  • Howard Willing – producer, engineer
  • Dave Trumfio – producer, engineer
  • Ted Jensen – mixing, mastering engineer

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[5] 94
US Billboard 200[6] 107
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[7] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cater, Evan. "OK Go – OK Go". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. 
  2. ^ Simon, T.J. (December 2002). "OK Go – OK Go". The Music Box. Retrieved October 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ Stephens, Matt (March 9, 2003). "OK Go: Ok Go". Pitchfork Media. 
  4. ^ O'Donnell, Kevin (August 25, 2005). "OK Go: OK Go". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on December 25, 2007. Retrieved October 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ "2003 Chart Booklet". Chartwatch. zobbel.de. September 2004. Retrieved October 19, 2014. 
  6. ^ "OK Go Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for OK Go. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  7. ^ "OK Go Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for OK Go. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 19, 2014.

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