Turn Ons

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Turn Ons
Studio album by The Hotrats
Released 23 December 2009 (2009-12-23)
Recorded 2009 in The Hospital
Genre Indie rock
Length 36:31
Label United Kingdom G&D Records
United States Fat Possum Records
Japan Hostess Entertainment
Producer Nigel Godrich
Singles from Turn Ons
  1. "Damaged Goods"/"(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)"
    Released: 26 October 2009
  2. "Pump It Up"
    Released: 18 January 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
BBC Music (Favorable) [2]
Pitchfork Media (4/10) [3]
PopMatters (7/10)[4]
Q 4/5 stars [5]
Spin 3.5/5 stars [6]
The Guardian (Unfavourable) [7]

Turn Ons is a covers album by The Hotrats. It was released in the UK on 25 January 2010. The album has received generally favorable reviews since its release.[8] It entered the US Heatseekers at number 40.[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original artist Length
1. "I Can't Stand It"   Lou Reed The Velvet Underground/Lou Reed 2:40
2. "Big Sky"   Ray Davies The Kinks 3:00
3. "The Crystal Ship"   Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore, Robby Krieger The Doors 2:34
4. "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)"   Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch, Michael Diamond, Rick Rubin Beastie Boys 2:41
5. "Damaged Goods"   Dave Allen, Hugo Burnham, Andy Gill, Jon King Gang of Four 3:07
6. "Love Is the Drug"   Bryan Ferry, Andrew Mackay Roxy Music 3:42
7. "Bike"   Syd Barrett Pink Floyd 2:42
8. "Pump It Up"   Declan MacManus Elvis Costello 2:41
9. "The Lovecats"   Robert Smith The Cure 3:03
10. "Queen Bitch"   David Bowie David Bowie 3:02
11. "E.M.I."   Steve Jones, Paul Cook, Glen Matlock, John Lydon Sex Pistols 3:24
12. "Up the Junction"   Chris Difford, Glenn Tilbrook Squeeze 3:21
Total length:
36:31
Bonus tracks (available only on iTunes and Japanese edition)
No. Title Writer(s) Original artist Length
13. "Mirror in the Bathroom"   Andy Cox, Everett Morton, Ranking Roger, Saxa, David Steele, Dave Wakeling The Beat 2:48
14. "West End Girls"   Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe The Pet Shop Boys 2:57
Total length:
38:16

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