Pop Art (album)

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Pop Art
Studio album by Transvision Vamp
Released 1988
Recorded 1988
Genre Pop rock
Length 42:20
Label MCA Records
Producer Duncan Bridgeman
Zeus B. Held[1]
Transvision Vamp chronology
Pop Art
(1988)
Velveteen
(1989)
Singles from Pop Art
  1. "Revolution Baby"
    Released: 1987
  2. "Tell That Girl to Shut Up"
    Released: 1988
  3. "I Want Your Love"
    Released: 1988
  4. "Revolution Baby (re-issue)"
    Released: 1988
  5. "Sister Moon"
    Released: 1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]

Pop Art is the debut album from UK pop/rock band Transvision Vamp. It was released in 1988 and featured the band's first top ten hit "I Want Your Love". The album reached No. 4 in the UK and over in Australia, it was the 25th highest selling album of 1989, peaking at number thirteen.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Nick Sayer, except where noted.[1]

  1. "Trash City" – 5:09
  2. "I Want Your Love" – 3:29
  3. "Sister Moon" – 4:23
  4. "Psychosonic Cindy" – 3:26
  5. "Revolution Baby" – 4:53
  6. "Tell That Girl to Shut Up" (Holly Beth Vincent) – 3:06
  7. "Wild Star" – 3:23
  8. "Hanging Out with Halo Jones" – 4:37
  9. "Andy Warhol's Dead" – 3:50
  10. "Sex Kick" – 5:44

Credits[edit]

Transvision Vamp[edit]

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Matthew Seligman – bass
  • Phil Smith – saxophone
  • D. Manic B'Man – keyboards and programming
  • Adam Peters – electric and acoustic cellos
  • Nick Marsh, China Blue, Carol and Karen – backing vocals

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1988) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Albums Chart[3] 13
New Zealand Albums Chart[4] 50
Swedish Albums Chart[5] 25
Swiss Albums Chart[3] 20
UK Albums Chart[6] 4
US Billboard 200[7] 115

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Pop Art (Media notes). Transvision Vamp. MCA Records Ltd. 1988. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ a b Steffen Hung. "Transvision Vamp – Pop Art". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  4. ^ Steffen Hung. "Transvision Vamp – Pop Art". charts.org.nz. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  5. ^ Steffen Hung. "Transvision Vamp – Pop Art". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  6. ^ "Transvision Vamp – Pop Art". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-22. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  7. ^ "Music Albums, Top 200 Albums & Music Album Charts" (in (German)). Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-03-05.