The Concretes (album)

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The Concretes
Studio album by The Concretes
Released May 2, 2003 (Sweden)
June 21, 2004 (UK)
June 29, 2004 (U.S.)
October 4, 2004 (France)
February 16, 2005 (Japan)
Genre Indie pop
Length 42:37
Label Licking Fingers (Sweden, UK)
LFCD012 (CD) / LFLP012 (LP)

Astralwerks ASW 71126 (U.S.)
Toshiba-EMI (Japan)
TOCP 66362
Producer Jari Haapalainen
The Concretes chronology
Nationalgeographic
(2001)
The Concretes
(2003)
Layourbattleaxedown
(2005)
Alternative covers
Original Scandinavian release
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (8.1/10) 19 Jul 04
NME 8/10 stars
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars 19 Aug 04
Sound Generator (8/10) 1 Jun 04

The Concretes is the debut self-titled album by the Swedish band The Concretes, first released in Sweden in 2003, and released internationally in 2004. The album charted at #89 on the UK Album Chart.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Say Something New" – 3:48
  2. "You Can't Hurry Love" – 2:02
  3. "Chico" – 5:07
  4. "New Friend" – 4:11
  5. "Diana Ross" – 3:42
  6. "Warm Night" – 3:37
  7. "Foreign Country" – 1:45
  8. "Seems Fine" – 2:12
  9. "Lovin Kind" – 5:35
  10. "Lonely As Can Be" – 3:32
  11. "This One's for You" – 7:06

Personnel[edit]

Group Members[edit]

  • Victoria Bergsman - vocals
  • Maria Eriksson
  • Martin Hansson
  • Ulrik Karlsson
  • Lisa Milsberg
  • Per Nyström
  • Ludvig Rylander
  • Daniel Värjö

Honorary Concretes[edit]

  • Erik Bünger - backing vocals
  • Nicolai Dunger - backing vocals
  • Jari Haapalainen - percussion, mandolin
  • Tomas Hallonsten - piano
  • Malte Homberg - backing vocals
  • Christian Hörgren - cello and string arrangements
  • Irene Kastner - harp
  • Peter Nyhlin - backing vocals
  • Anne Pajunen - viola
  • Thomas Ringquist - viola
  • Anna Rodell - violin
  • Jonna Sandell - violin

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK Chart Log". zobbel.de. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 

External links[edit]