Rascalize

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Rascalize
Studio album by The Rascals
Released 15 June 2008 (2008-06-15) on iTunes
23 June 2008 (2008-06-23)
Recorded London
Genre Indie rock, Post-Punk Revival, Psychedelic Rock
Length 37:27
Label Deltasonic
Producer Ben Hillier
Singles from Rascalize
  1. "Freakbeat Phantom"
    Released: 16 June 2008
  2. "I'll Give You Sympathy"
    Released: 29 September 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
The Fly 4/5 stars[2]
Mojo 2/5 stars[3]
NME (6/10)[4]
Q 3/5 stars[5]
The Times 3/5 stars[6]
The Guardian 2/5 stars[7]
Uncut 2/5 stars[8]

Rascalize is the debut album by Wirralian rock band The Rascals. Recorded with producer Ben Hillier (The Horrors, Blur, Elbow) in London, released through Deltasonic.[9]

The album was released on 23 June 2008 (first released on iTunes on 15 June 2008). It was not a commercial success, peaking at only #100 on the UK Albums Chart for one week before dropping out of the charts altogether.[10]

Singles[edit]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by The Rascals.

No. Title Length
1. "Rascalize"   2:27
2. "Out of Dreams"   3:10
3. "Bond Girl"   2:31
4. "The Glorified Collector"   2:55
5. "Fear Invicted Into the Perfect Stranger"   4:08
6. "Does Your Husband Know That You're on the Run?"   3:51
7. "I'd Be Lying to You"   3:00
8. "Freakbeat Phantom"   3:30
9. "People Watching"   2:24
10. "Stockings to Suit"   3:03
11. "How Do I End This?"   3:03
12. "I'll Give You Sympathy"   3:25
13. "Ratcatcher (Japan Bonus)[9]"   2:37
14. "Is It Too Late? (Japan Bonus)[9]"   4:12

Personnel[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Highest chart positions
Country UK
Position
#100[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "The Fly review". The-fly.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  3. ^ "Mojo review". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  4. ^ "NME review". Nme.com. 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  5. ^ "Q review". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  6. ^ The Times review
  7. ^ Dave Simpson (2008-06-20). "The Guardian review". London: Music.guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  8. ^ "Uncut review". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  9. ^ a b c "The Rascals (2000's) Rascalize Japan CD ALBUM (440133)". eil.com. Retrieved 2009-08-06. 
  10. ^ "Rascals". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  11. ^ "Freakbeat Phantom, by The Rascals (CD single on Deltasonic)". Norman Records. Retrieved 2009-08-06. 
  12. ^ "I'll Give You Sympathy, by The Rascals (7" on Deltasonic)". Norman Records. Retrieved 2009-08-06. 
  13. ^ "Chart Stats - Rascals". ChartStats.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2009-06-05.