Pennybridge Pioneers

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Pennybridge Pioneers
Studio album by Millencolin
Released February 22, 2000
Recorded August 1999 at Westbeach Recorders in Hollywood, California
Genre Pop punk
Punk rock
Alternative rock
Length 37:22
Label Epitaph
Producer Brett Gurewitz
Millencolin chronology
The Melancholy Collection
(1999)
Pennybridge Pioneers
(2000)
Home from Home
(2002)
Singles from Pennybridge Pioneers
  1. "Penguins & Polarbears"
    Released: January 24, 2000
  2. "Fox"
    Released: June 5, 2000
  3. "No Cigar"
    Released: May 8, 2001
Professional ratings
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Pennybridge Pioneers is the fourth album by the Swedish punk rock group Millencolin, released on February 22, 2000 by Epitaph Records. This was their first album to take away their Ska punk elements and add more Alternative rock elements. It was also the band's first album recorded outside their native country of Sweden, and their first to be certified gold in sales after selling over 35,000 copies in Australia.[1] Its title is derived from the band's home town of in Örebro, which translates to "Pennybridge" in English.[2] "Fox" and "Penguins & Polarbears" were released as singles with accompanying music videos. "No Cigar" was also released as a single and EP and appeared in the soundtracks of the video games Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2, Jeremy McGrath Supercross World and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD. "Pepper" was also included in the soundtrack album Music from and Inspired by Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3, though it was not included in the game itself.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "No Cigar" - 2:43
  2. "Fox" - 2:03
  3. "Material Boy" - 2:23
  4. "Duckpond" - 2:50
  5. "Right About Now" - 1:48
  6. "Penguins & Polarbears" - 2:54
  7. "Hellman" - 2:41
  8. "Devil Me" - 2:41
  9. "Stop to Think" - 2:13
  10. "The Mayfly" - 3:05
  11. "Highway Donkey" - 2:29
  12. "A-Ten" - 3:01
  13. "Pepper" - 1:48
  14. "The Ballad" - 4:51
  15. "Queen's Gambit" - 2:40 (Japanese and Brazilian release only)
  16. "Dinner Dog" - 1:45 (Japanese and Brazilian release only)

Personnel[edit]

Millencolin[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Brett Gurewitz - piano and guitar on "The Ballad", guitar solo on "Highway Donkey" [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Millencolin. "Pennybridge Pioneers". Archived from the original on 2008-03-05. Retrieved 2008-03-12. 
  2. ^ Millencolin. "The Story of Our Band". Archived from the original on 2008-03-05. Retrieved 2008-03-12. 
  3. ^ Burning Heart. "Pennybridge Pioneers". Retrieved 2010-06-23.