A Catholic Education

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A Catholic Education
Studio album by Teenage Fanclub
Released 11 June 1990
Recorded 1989
Genre Alternative rock, Power pop
Length 39:46
Label Paperhouse, Matador
Producer Teenage Fanclub
Teenage Fanclub chronology
A Catholic Education
The King
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

A Catholic Education is the debut album by Scottish alternative rock band Teenage Fanclub, released in 1990.

The album received positive reviews from UK music journalists and critics.[2] The album has been described as differing in tone and style from the band's later work.[3]

"Everything Flows" was later included in the compilation albums Deep Fried Fanclub and Four Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-Six Seconds – A Short Cut to Teenage Fanclub. Those were released in 1995 and 2003, respectively.

Track listing[edit]

1."Everything Flows"Blake5:12
2."Everybody's Fool"Blake/Love/McGinley2:54
3."Catholic Education"Blake2:34
4."Eternal Light"Blake4:11
5."Heavy Metal"McGinley2:14
6."Critical Mass"Blake2:48
7."Too Involved"Blake/McGinley2:38
8."Don't Need a Drum"Blake/McGinley3:18
9."Every Picture I Paint"Blake/McGinley3:23
10."Catholic Education II"Blake3:01
11."Heavy Metal II"Blake/McGinley7:21



  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Janovitz, Bill. "Everything Flows". AllMusic. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  3. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "A Catholic Education - Teenage Fanclub". AllMusic. Retrieved 9 February 2012.