Electric Chair (album)

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Electric Chair
Electric chair HG.jpg
Compilation album by Hoodoo Gurus
Released 28 April 1998
28 August 2000
Genre Rock
Length 37:23
Label Mushroom Records
Shock Records
Producer Hoodoo Gurus
Hoodoo Gurus chronology
Blue Cave
(1996)Blue Cave1996
Electric Chair
Bite the Bullet
(1998)Bite the Bullet1998
Singles from Electric Chair
  1. "The Real Deal"
    Released: 1997
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Electric Chair is a compilation album by Australian rock group Hoodoo Gurus.[2] It was originally released as a 2-CD set with Armchair Gurus, the album features seventeen Hoodoo Gurus' rock/party tracks whilst Armchair Gurus contains seventeen ballads and slower songs. The double set contains two tracks not previously found on Gurus' albums and five totally new songs including the single "The Real Deal". The albums were also released as separate albums.[2] The album was certified gold.[3]

"She" is an uncredited track that starts 36 seconds after the end of "Form A Circle".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Real Deal" - 4:44
  2. "God-Fearing Family Man" - 4:54
  3. "Quicksand" - 3:32
  4. "Down on Me" - 3:24
  5. "Be My Guru" - 2:38
  6. "Death Ship" - 2:35
  7. "Hypocrite Blues" - 3:00
  8. "Glamourpuss" - 2:35
  9. "Where's the Action" - 3:40
  10. "Brainscan" - 3:19
  11. "I Think You Know" - 3:32
  12. "I Was a Kamikaze Pilot" - 3:09
  13. "Axegrinder" - 3:24
  14. "Gene Hackman" - 2:26
  15. "A Hard Day's Night" - 2:31
  16. "The Right Time" - 3:53
  17. "Form a Circle" / "She" - 7:48


Credited to:[2]

  • Alan Thorne - engineer (tracks: "Be My Guru", "Death Ship", "Glamourpuss", "I Think You Know", "I Was A Kamikaze Pilot", "Axegrinder")
  • John Bee - engineer (tracks: "Form A Circle")
  • Paul Hamingson - engineer (tracks: "Hypocrite Blues", "Brainscan", "The Right Time")
  • Paul McKercher - engineer (tracks: "The Real Deal", "God-Fearing Family Man", "Quicksand", "Down On Me")
  • Howie Weinberg - mastering
  • David Thoener - mixer (tracks: "Glamourpuss", "Axegrinder")
  • Kevin Shirley - mixer (tracks: "The Real Deal", "God-Fearing Family Man", "Quicksand", "Down On Me")
  • Dave Collins (tracks: "Hypocrite Blues", "The Right Time", "Form A Circle")
  • Adrienne Overall - photography
  • Alan Thorne - producer (tracks: "Be My Guru", "Death Ship", "I Was A Kamikaze Pilot")
  • Charles Fisher - producer (tracks: "Quicksand", "Down On Me", "Form A Circle")
  • Ed Stasium - producer (tracks: "Hypocrite Blues", "The Right Time")
  • Hoodoo Gurus (tracks: "The Real Deal", "God-Fearing Family Man", "Quicksand", "Down On Me", "Glamourpuss", "Where's The Action", "Brainscan", "I Think You Know", "Axegrinder", Gene Hackman")


  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ a b c Holmgren, Magnus; Georgieff, Didier; Hartung, Stephan. "Hoodoo Gurus". Passagen.se. Australian Rock Database (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 22 October 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Australian Recording Industry Association Accreditations 1998 Albums". ARIA. Archived from the original on 2011-06-11. Retrieved 2008-02-25.