One Simple Word

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One Simple Word
Studio album by The Connells
Released October 8, 1990
Genre Alternative rock, jangle pop, power pop, indie rock
Length 47:55
Label TVT Records
Producer Hugh Jones
The Connells chronology
Fun & Games
(1989)
One Simple Word
(1990)
Ring
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

One Simple Word is the fourth album by the American pop/rock band The Connells, released in 1990. In the US, the album peaked at #168 on the Billboard 200, where it spent 18 weeks on the chart.[2] Additionally, the singles "Stone Cold Yesterday" and "Get A Gun" charted at #3 and #24, respectively, on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stone Cold Yesterday" (Mike Connell, Doug MacMillan) - 3:57
  2. "Speak To Me" (Connell, MacMillan) - 3:56
  3. "All Sinks In" (Connell) - 3:13
  4. "Get A Gun" (Connell) - 4:23
  5. "What Do You Want?" (George Huntley) - 3:10
  6. "Set The Stage" (Connell) - 5:47
  7. "One Simple Word" (Connell) - 4:21
  8. "Another Souvenir" (MacMillan) - 4:20
  9. "Link" (Huntley) - 1:27
  10. "The Joke" (Huntley) - 3:04
  11. "Too Gone" (Connell, MacMillan) - 2:25
  12. "Waiting My Turn" (Connell, MacMillan) - 4:37
  13. "Take A Bow" (Connell) - 3:15

Personnel[edit]

The Connells
  • Doug MacMillan - lead vocals
  • Mike Connell - guitar, vocals
  • George Huntley - guitar, piano, vocals
  • David Connell - bass
  • Peele Wimberley - drums, percussion
Additional personnel
  • Robert Lord - keyboards
  • Caroline Lavelle - cello, vocals
  • Roddy Lorimer - trumpet
  • Kate St. John - oboe, cor anglais
  • Hugh Jones - background vocals

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