The Virgins (album)

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The Virgins
Studio album by The Virgins
Released October 21, 2008
Recorded 2008 at Fresh Kills, NYC
Genre Dance-punk
Length 34:11
Label Atlantic
Producer S*A*M, Sluggo
The Virgins chronology
The Virgins '07
The Virgins
Strike Gently
Singles from The Virgins
  1. "Private Affair"
    Released: February 14, 2008
  2. "Teen Lovers"
    Released: February 16, 2009
  3. "Rich Girls"
    Released: May 13, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Blender 2.5/5 stars link
Entertainment Weekly B+ link
NME 7/10 link
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars link
Slant 3.5/5 stars link
Spin 3.5/5 stars link

The Virgins is the first full-length album by The Virgins. It was released June 3, 2008. Many songs on the album were originally from their EP, The Virgins '07. "Private Affair" has been chosen as the first single for this album. The song "Hey Hey Girl" was used in the trailer for the movie Miss March while the song "Rich Girls" was used in the movie 17 Again, in the trailer for She's Out of My League, an episode of Castle (Ghosts) and in a Rugby Ralph Lauren fall 2010 promotional lifestyle film. The songs One Week of Danger, Rich Girls, Fernando Pando, Radio Christiane, Love is Colder Than Death were also used in the TV show Gossip Girl in season one episode eight 'Seventeen Candles'. The song Hey Hey Girl was used in The Vampire Diaries in season one episode eighteen.

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by The Virgins.

No. Title Length
1. "She's Expensive"   2:51
2. "One Week of Danger"   2:45
3. "Rich Girls"   3:02
4. "Teen Lovers"   2:12
5. "Fernando Pando"   4:17
6. "Murder"   3:09
7. "Hey Hey Girl"   3:12
8. "Private Affair"   2:49
9. "Radio Christiane"   2:42
10. "Love is Colder Than Death"   7:12
Total length:


The album The Virgins by The Virgins has been listed for 14 weeks on the France Albums Top 150. It entered the chart on position 102 on week 40/2008, and its last appearance was on week 14/2009. It peaked on number 71, where it stayed for 1 week.

Charts (2008) Peak
France (French Albums Chart)[1] 71