The Dodgy Album

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The Dodgy Album
Studio album by Dodgy
Released 1993
Genre Britpop, Indie
Producer Ian Broudie
Dodgy chronology
The Dodgy Album
(1993)
Homegrown
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Dodgy Album is the debut 1993 album by the British indie group Dodgy.

"Water Under the Bridge", the first single released from this album, saw the beginning of "the way of dodgy", a step-by-step enlightened 'dodgy' philosophy that would appear on the record sleeves for each of their future recordings. The artwork also included their 'mdv' logo. The single was released in early 1993, and the video for the song featured the band in Amsterdam.

The second single was "Lovebirds", a song that had won them award on Gary Crowley's GLR show during the band's youth. Included on the single was the acoustic live favourite "Big Brown Moon".

Continuing their new shiny artwork single success, Dodgy released "I Need Another", the cover of which depicted the band as garden gnomes and included a campfire version of "Never Again", complete with the sound of crackling logs.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Water Under the Bridge - 3:43
  2. I Need Another - 3:48
  3. Lovebirds - 3:56
  4. Satisfied - 6:06
  5. Grand Old English Oak Tree - 4:43
  6. Stand by Yourself - 3:47
  7. As My Time Goes By - 4:41
  8. Never Again - 4:09
  9. Cold Tea - 4:58
  10. We're Not Going to Take This Anymore - 4:05

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