Baby Animals (album)

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Baby Animals
Babyanimals-selftitled.jpg
Studio album by Baby Animals
Released 2 September 1991
Recorded Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, New York
Genre Rock
Length 44:37
Label Imago
Producer Mike Chapman
Baby Animals chronology
Baby Animals
(1991)
Shaved and Dangerous
(1993)
Singles from Baby Animals
  1. "Early Warning"
    Released: 21 April 1991
  2. "Rush You"
    Released: 4 August 1991
  3. "Painless"
    Released: November 1991
  4. "One Word"
    Released: January 1992
  5. "Ain't Gonna Get"
    Released: April 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Kerrang!5/5 stars[2]

Baby Animals is the self-titled debut album by Australian band Baby Animals, released in September 1991. The album debuted at number six on the ARIA Album Charts and spent six weeks at number one, eventually going eight times platinum[3] and becoming the highest-selling debut Australian rock album of all time (until the release of Jet's album, Get Born 12 years later). In October 2010, Baby Animals was listed in the book, 100 Best Australian Albums.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rush You" (Suze DeMarchi, Dave Leslie, Eddie Parise) – 4:11
  2. "Early Warning" (DeMarchi, Leslie, Parise) – 3:57
  3. "Painless" (DeMarchi, Parise) – 3:42
  4. "Make It End" (DeMarchi, Steve Elson) – 4:09
  5. "Big Time Friends" (DeMarchi, Parise, Frank Celenza) – 4:54
  6. "Working for the Enemy" (DeMarchi, Leslie) – 4:32
  7. "One Word" (DeMarchi, Elson) – 3:58
  8. "Break My Heart" (DeMarchi, Parise) – 4:03
  9. "Waste of Time" (DeMarchi, Leslie, Parise, Celenza) – 3:38
  10. "One Too Many" (DeMarchi, Elson) – 5:08
  11. "Ain't Gonna Get" (DeMarchi, Elson) – 2:58

Charts and certifications[edit]

Personnel[edit]

  • Suze DeMarchi – guitar, vocals
  • Dave Leslie – guitar
  • Eddie Parise – bass
  • Frank Celenza – drums
Technical personnel
  • Mike Chapman – producer, mixing
  • Kevin Shirley – engineer
  • Rick O'Neil – mastering engineer
  • Mario Vasquez – assistant engineer
  • Rob Marinissen, Chrystene Carroll – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demalon, Tom. "Baby Animals Baby Animals review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-11-14. 
  2. ^ Joy, Alison (15 February 1992). "Baby Animals 'Baby Animals'". Kerrang!. 379. London, UK: EMAP. 
  3. ^ "Baby Animals Announce 25th Anniversary Tour Dates With Original Lineup". Music Feeds. Retrieved 29 March 2018. 
  4. ^ O'Donnell, John; Creswell, Toby; Mathieson, Craig (October 2010). 100 Best Australian Albums. Prahran, Vic: Hardie Grant Books. ISBN 978-1-74066-955-9. 
  5. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Baby Animals – Baby Animals". Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Baby Animals – Baby Animals". Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Baby Animals – Baby Animals". Hung Medien. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
  8. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2 September 2016.
  9. ^ "ARIA Top 100 Albums 1992". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 22 March 2016. 
  10. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1993 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association.