Y (album)

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Studio album by The Pop Group
Released 20 April 1979
Genre Post-punk
Length 43:44
Label Radar
Producer Dennis Bovell, The Pop Group
The Pop Group chronology
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Y is the debut studio album by English post-punk band the Pop Group. It was released on 20 April 1979 through record label Radar.

Track listing[edit]

Vinyl releases[edit]

A1. "Thief of Fire"
A2. "Snowgirl"
A3. "Blood Money"
A4. "We Are Time"
A5. "Savage Sea"
B1. "Words Disobey Me"
B2. "Don't Call Me Pain"
B3. "The Boys from Brazil"
B4. "Don't Sell Your Dreams"

CD releases[edit]

1. "She Is Beyond Good And Evil"
2. "Thief Of Fire"
3. "Snowgirl"
4. "Blood Money"
5. "We Are Time"
6. "Savage Sea"
7. "Words Disobey Me"
8. "Don't Call Me Pain"
9. "The Boys From Brazil"
10. "Don't Sell Your Dreams"
11. "3.38"

Tracks 1 and 11 being the A Side and B Side of The Pop Group's first single.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

In 2004, Pitchfork Media ranked Y at number 35 on its list of the greatest albums of the 1970s.[2]


The Pop Group


  1. ^ Dougan, John. "Y – The Pop Group : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Staff Lists: Top 100 Albums of the 1970s". Pitchfork. 23 June 2004. Retrieved 19 January 2013.