Barely Legal (album)

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Barely Legal
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Studio album by
Released22 September 1997
Recorded1997
GenrePunk rock, garage punk, hardcore punk
Length27:21
LabelBurning Heart, Epitaph
ProducerPelle Gunderfelt
The Hives chronology
Oh Lord! When? How?
(1996)
Barely Legal
(1997)
A.K.A. I-D-I-O-T
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

Barely Legal is the debut studio album by Swedish rock band The Hives, from Fagersta, Sweden.

The album's second track, "A.K.A. I-D-I-O-T", had a video produced, but it was not commercially released until it was included as an extra on some pressings of Your New Favourite Band. The band later recorded an EP by the same name.

The album sleeve features three quotations from fake newspaper reviews. These quotations are originally from British newspapers referring to the Aldous Huxley novel Brave New World.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Randy Fitzsimmons, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Well, Well, Well" 1:02
2."A.K.A. I-D-I-O-T" 2:12
3."Here We Go Again" 2:12
4."I'm a Wicked One" 1:45
5."Automatic Schmuck" 2:17
6."King of Asskissing" 1:46
7."Hail Hail Spit N' Drool" 1:27
8."Black Jack"Mike Chandler, Mike Mariconda, Mike Tchang2:45
9."What's That Spell?... Go to Hell!" 1:41
10."Theme from..." 2:49
11."Uptempo Venomous Poison" 1:13
12."Oh Lord! When? How?" 1:42
13."The Stomp" 1:54
14."Closed for the Season" 2:34

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deming, Mark. "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-09-02.

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