The Beta Band (album)

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The Beta Band
Studio album by The Beta Band
Released 21 June 1999 (UK)
29 June 1999 (US)
Recorded 1999
Genre Indie rock
Length 62:02
Label Regal REG59CD (UK)
Astralwerks ASW 10446 (US)
Producer The Beta Band, Chris Allison
The Beta Band chronology
The Three E.P.'s
(1998)
The Beta Band
(1999)
Hot Shots II
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (8.6/10) 1 Jul 99
Robert Christgau (3-star Honorable Mention) link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars 8 Jul 99

The Beta Band is the debut album of The Beta Band, released in 1999. The album followed the critically acclaimed compilation of their first three EPs titled The Three E.P.'s. The band themselves have, with dubious sincerity, called the album "fucking awful."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Beta Band Rap" – 4:41
  2. "It's Not Too Beautiful" – 8:29
  3. "Simple Boy" – 2:18
  4. "Round the Bend" – 4:56
  5. "Dance O'er the Border" – 5:33
  6. "Brokenupadingdong" – 4:46
  7. "Number 15" – 6:49
  8. "Smiling" – 8:35
  9. "The Hard One" – 10:06
  10. "The Cow's Wrong" – 5:49

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Beta Band - The Beta Band - On Second Thought". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 

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