Thirteen (Teenage Fanclub album)

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Thirteen
Studio album by Teenage Fanclub
Released October 1993
Recorded Ca Va Studios, Glasgow, Scotland October 1992-April 1993
Genre Alternative rock
Length 1:09:24 (with *)
Label Creation Records
Producer Andy MacPherson, Teenage Fanclub
Teenage Fanclub chronology
Bandwagonesque
(1991)
Thirteen
(1993)
Deep Fried Fanclub
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[2]

Thirteen is the fourth album by British alternative rock band Teenage Fanclub, released in 1993. It was named after the song "Thirteen" by Big Star, a band that has heavily influenced Teenage Fanclub. The self-produced[3] album was poorly received by critics on its release.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Hang On"   Love 5:05
2. "The Cabbage"   Blake 2:56
3. "Radio"   Love 2:56
4. "Norman 3"   Blake 4:36
5. "Song to the Cynic"   Love 3:36
6. "120 Mins"   McGinley 3:07
7. "Escher"   McGinley 3:19
8. "Commercial Alternative"   Blake 2:40
9. "Fear of Flying"   Love 5:25
10. "Tears Are Cool"   McGinley 3:48
11. "Ret Liv Dead"   Blake 2:09
12. "Get Funky"   O'Hare 1:22
13. "Gene Clark"   Love 6:38

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review
  3. ^ Taylor, Steve (2006). A to X of Alternative Music. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 259. 
  4. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Thirteen Teenage Fanclub". allmusic. Retrieved 2011-02-01.