Wheatus (album)

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Wheatus
Studio album by Wheatus
Released August 15, 2000
Recorded 2000
Genre Alternative rock, pop punk, power pop
Length 33:15
Label Columbia
Producer Wheatus, Philip A. Jimenez
Wheatus chronology
Wheatus
(2000)
Hand Over Your Loved Ones
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Wheatus is the self-titled debut album by American alternative rock band Wheatus. The album was released on August 15, 2000. Three singles were released from the album - "Teenage Dirtbag," which reached number two on the UK Singles Chart; "A Little Respect", which peaked at #3; and a double A-side single of "Wannabe Gangstar" and "Leroy", which peaked at #22. The album makes two references to Iron Maiden, and the single version of "Wannabe Gangstar" features Bruce Dickinson, their vocalist. A version of "Punk Ass Bitch" with different lyrics was used as the ending theme for Jackie Chan Adventures. The album was certified gold in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Brendan B. Brown, except where noted.

  1. "Truffles" – 2:10
  2. "Sunshine" – 3:16
  3. "Teenage Dirtbag" – 4:07
  4. "A Little Respect" (Vince Clarke, Andy Bell) – 3:19
  5. "Hump'em N' Dump'em" – 3:38
  6. "Leroy" – 3:19
  7. "Hey, Mr. Brown" – 2:10
  8. "Love Is A Mutt From Hell" – 4:23
  9. "Punk Ass Bitch" (Rich Liegey) – 3:09
  10. "Wannabe Gangstar" – 3:45
  11. "Never Write a Song" (Japanese bonus track) - 3:38
B-sides
  1. "I'd Never Write a Song About You" - 3:38
  2. "Pretty Girl" - 4:29
  3. "Hey, Mr. Brown" (with Club Audience) - 2:22
  4. "Sunshine" (remix) - 2:52
  5. "A Little Respect" (David Thoener mix #1) - 3:25
  6. "Teenage Dirtbag" (Live at the Chapel) - 4:43
  7. "Leroy" (Live at the Chapel) - 3:40
  8. "Wannabe Gangstar" (Live at the Chapel) - 4:01
  9. "Truffles" (Live at the Chapel) - 3:51
  10. "Sunshine" (X-ecutioners remix) - 2:52
  11. "Pretty Girl" (Live at the Chapel) - 5:01
  12. "Wannabe Gangstar" (Soulchild Radio Remix)
  13. "Wannabe Gangstar" (featuring Bruce Dickinson)
  14. "Leroy" (Brendan's mix)
  15. "Leroy" (Live from V festival, 2001)
  16. "Hey, Mr. Brown" (Live from V festival, 2001)
  17. "Pretty Girl" (Virgin radio acoustic version)
  18. "Hey, Mr. Brown" (Live in Australia) - 2:11
  19. "Leroy" (Edit) - 3:05

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Peak Position
2000 Australian ARIA Albums Chart #55[2]

Credits[edit]

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