B.R.M.C. (album)

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B.R.M.C.
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Studio album by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Released April 3, 2001
Recorded 2000
Genre
Length 57:08
Label Virgin
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club chronology
B.R.M.C.
(2001)
Take Them On, On Your Own
(2003)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 72/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[3]
Alternative Press 4/5[4]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[5]
NME 8/10[6]
Pitchfork 8.2/10[7]
Q 4/5 stars[8]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[9]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 4/5 stars[10]

B.R.M.C. is the self-titled debut studio album by American rock band Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, released on Virgin Records on April 3, 2001. This debut made an immediate impact through the music world,[citation needed] making them part of the garage rock revival that spawned in the early 2000s.

The first 35 seconds of "Love Burns" incorporates a section of the song "TV Loop (Deep Down)", later released on the "Whatever Happened to My Rock and Roll (Punk Song)" double-7-inch single and on the Screaming Gun EP.

"Spread Your Love" was used in 2003 Vin Diesel film A Man Apart and features in the TV show Skins. It has also been used in a series of commercials for Ketel One vodka as well as The Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas. The NME rated the song as the 27th best song of 2002.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written and composed by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.

  1. "Love Burns" – 4:05
  2. "Red Eyes and Tears" – 4:00
  3. "Whatever Happened to My Rock 'n' Roll (Punk Song)" – 4:38
  4. "Awake" – 6:12
  5. "White Palms" – 4:55
  6. "As Sure as the Sun" – 7:27 (5:52 on some releases)
  7. "Rifles" – 5:30 (7:02 on some releases)
  8. "Too Real" – 4:55
  9. "Spread Your Love" – 3:45
  10. "Head Up High" – 5:35
  11. "Salvation" – 6:06
Japanese edition bonus tracks
  1. "Screaming Gun" – 3:14
  2. "At My Door" – 4:45
  3. "Down Here" – 3:33
EU edition bonus tracks (2008 reissue)
  1. "At My Door" - 3:33
  2. "Screaming Gun" – 3:14
  3. "Tonight's With You" – 5:53
  4. "Loaded Gun" – 6:08

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fernandez, Josh (March 1, 2010). "Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Kick Off World Tour". Spin. Retrieved July 24, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Reviews for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club". Metacritic. Retrieved August 31, 2011. 
  3. ^ Thomas, Bryan. "B.R.M.C. – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club". AllMusic. Retrieved August 31, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: B.R.M.C.". Alternative Press (155): 72. June 2001. 
  5. ^ Petridis, Alexis (January 11, 2002). "Back in black". The Guardian. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  6. ^ Beaumont, Mark (January 19, 2002). "Black Rebel Motorcycle Club : BRMC". NME. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  7. ^ Klein, Morgan. "Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: BRMC". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on December 29, 2007. Retrieved August 31, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: B.R.M.C.". Q (186): 103. January 2002. 
  9. ^ Henderson, Matt (April 26, 2001). "Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club". Rolling Stone (867). Archived from the original on June 3, 2008. Retrieved August 31, 2011. 
  10. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian, eds. (2004). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. p. 78. ISBN 0-743-20169-8.