Welcome to Loserville

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Welcome to Loserville
Studio album by Son of Dork
Released 21 November 2005
Recorded 2004-2005
Genre Pop punk
Length 46:54
Label Mercury
Producer Gil Norton, The Matrix
Singles from Welcome to Loserville
  1. "Ticket Outta Loserville"
    Released: 7 November 2005
  2. "Eddie's Song"
    Released: 16 January 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Drownedinsound 3/5 stars[1]
Entertainment.ie 4/5 stars[2]
Gigwise 1/5 stars[3]
Yahoo! Music 3/5 stars[4]

Welcome to Loserville is the debut, and (currently) only studio album, from British pop punk band Son of Dork. The album was released on 21 November 2005 by Mercury Records. The album was later adapted into a musical by band members James Bourne and Elliot Davis. The show has since been tipped for the West End. The show made it to the West End and featured UK pop star Chris Hardman. The track "Boy Band" on the album was co-written by American band Wheatus.[5] The album was certified Gold in the UK. A deluxe edition of the album was due for release on April 17, 2006. It was due to include six bonus tracks, as well as an additional DVD. The release of the album was later cancelled.

Singles[edit]

  • "Ticket Outta Loserville" - 7 November 2005 - entered at #3 on the UK Singles Chart.
  • "Eddie's Song" - 16 January 2006 - entered at #10 on the UK Singles Chart.
  • "We're Not Alone" - 10 April 2006 - due to be the lead single from the deluxe version of the album, however, both album and single were withdrawn. Theme from the movie Alien Autopsy starring TV duo Ant & Dec.


Track listing[edit]

Welcome to LoservilleStandard edition[6]
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
0. "Welcome to Loserville" (featuring the London Session Orchestra) James Bourne • Simon Hale Simon Hale 2:41
1. "Ticket Outta Loserville"   Bourne • Charlie Grant • Pete Woodroffe Gil Norton 3:22
2. "Eddie's Song"   Bourne • Chris Leonard Gil Norton 3:45
3. "Little Things"   Bourne Gil Norton 3:32
4. "Party's Over"   Bourne • Leonard Gil Norton 4:13
5. "Boy Band"   Bourne • Brendan B. Brown Gil Norton 3:01
6. "Sick"   Bourne • Christy • Edwards • Spock The Matrix 3:32
7. "Slacker"   Bourne • Michael Raphael Gil Norton 3:56
8. "Holly, I'm the One"   Bourne • Grant • Woodroffe Gil Norton 3:42
9. "Wear Me Down"   Bourne • Raphael Gil Norton 3:20
10. "Murdered in the Mosh"   Bourne • Christy • Edwards • Spock The Matrix 3:26
11. "Murdered in the Mosh" (Choral version) (hidden track) Bourne • Christy • Edwards • Spock Simon Hale 3:15
Total length:
37:17

Personnel[edit]

  • James Bourne - lead vocals, Rhythm guitarist
  • Steve Rushton - lead vocals, bassist
  • David Williams- Rhythm guitarist, backing vocals
  • Chris Leonard - Lead guitarist, backing vocals
  • Danny Hall - drummer

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
UK Albums Chart 35
Chart (2006) Peak
position
Japanese Albums Chart[8] 28

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