Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven

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Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven
Studio album by Love and Rockets
Released 11 October 1985
Recorded Woodbine Street Recording Studios, England; Royal Leamington Spa, England
Genre Post-punk, gothic rock, neo-psychedelia
Length 42:30
Label Beggars Banquet
Producer John A. Rivers, Love and Rockets
Love and Rockets chronology
Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven
(1985)
Express
(1986)

Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven is the debut studio album by English alternative rock band Love and Rockets. It was released on 11 October 1985, through record label Beggars Banquet.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Love and Rockets (Daniel Ash, David J, Kevin Haskins), except "Ball of Confusion", written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong

Side A
No. Title Lyrics Length
1. "If There's a Heaven Above"   Ash, J 4:57
2. "A Private Future"   Ash 5:06
3. "The Dog-End of a Day Gone By"   J 7:38
4. "The Game"   Ash 5:09
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven"   6:37
2. "Haunted When the Minutes Drag"   8:03
3. "Saudade"   5:00

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

AllMusic wrote, "Though the years have deadened its impact somewhat, there is still a visceral thrill to be drawn from replaying the first Love and Rockets album, a sense of the first step taken towards a brave new world", calling the album "as profound an experience as any of the lauded trips of the original psychedelic era."[1]

Personnel[edit]

Love and Rockets
Additional personnel
  • John A. Rivers – keyboards, string arrangement on "Saudade", engineering, production
Technical
  • Mitch Jenkins – back cover photography

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