Those the Brokes

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Those the Brokes
Studio album by The Magic Numbers
Released 6 November 2006 (UK)
17 July 2007 (US)
Recorded Allaire Studios, New York City, United States
Genre Alternative rock
Length 64:28
Label Heavenly (UK)
EMI (U.S.)
Producer Richard Wilkinson
The Magic Numbers chronology
The Magic Numbers
(2005)
Those the Brokes
(2006)
The Runaway
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
The Guardian 3/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 6.3/10 link
Twisted Ear 4/5 stars link

Those the Brokes is the second album from The Magic Numbers. The album was partly recorded in New York at Allaire Studios in Spring 2006, a venue which has also been used in the past by David Bowie, The Strokes and Ryan Adams, and was recorded and engineered by Richard Wilkinson.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Romeo Stodart, except where noted

UK:

  1. "This Is a Song" – 5:22
  2. "You Never Had It" – 2:58
  3. "Take a Chance" – 3:32
  4. "Carl's Song" – 5:30
  5. "Boy" – 4:01
  6. "Undecided" – 6:37
  7. "Slow Down (The Way It Goes)" – 6:56
  8. "Most of the Time" – 5:09
  9. "Take Me or Leave Me" (Michele Stodart) – 4:41
  10. "Let Somebody In" (The Magic Numbers) – 3:34
  11. "Runnin' Out" – 5:02
  12. "All I See" – 4:10
  13. "Goodnight" – 6:59

US:

  1. "This Is a Song"
  2. "You Never Had It"
  3. "Take a Chance"
  4. "Boy"
  5. "Undecided"
  6. "Slow Down (The Way It Goes)"
  7. "Keep It in the Pocket"
  8. "Take Me or Leave Me" (Michele Stodart)
  9. "Let Somebody In" (The Magic Numbers)
  10. "Runnin' Out"
  11. "Goodnight" / "All I See" (hidden track)

Personnel[edit]

The Magic Numbers

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2006–07) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[1] 34
Irish Albums (IRMA)[2] 25
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[3] 41
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[4] 3
UK Albums (OCC)[5] 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Magic Numbers – Those the Brokes" (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  2. ^ "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week 45, 2006". Chart-Track.co.uk. IRMA. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  3. ^ "The Magic Numbers – Those the Brokes" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  4. ^ "The Magic Numbers – Those the Brokes". Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Magic Numbers | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 13 April 2014.