Fixin to Thrill

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Fixin to Thrill
Dragonette - Fixin to Thrill (album).png
Studio album by Dragonette
Released September 25, 2009 (2009-09-25)
Recorded
Genre
Length 42:41
Label Universal
Producer Black Wrappers
Dragonette chronology
Galore
(2007)
Fixin to Thrill
(2009)
Mixin to Thrill
(2010)
Singles from Fixin to Thrill
  1. "Fixin to Thrill"
    Released: May 26, 2009[1]
  2. "Gone Too Far"
    Released: July 28, 2009[2]
  3. "Pick Up the Phone"
    Released: September 23, 2009[3]
  4. "Easy"
    Released: March 23, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[4]
ChartAttack 3/5[5]
Consequence of Sound 4.5/5 stars[6]

Fixin to Thrill is the second studio album by Canadian electronic music band Dragonette, released on September 25, 2009 by Universal Music Group.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dan Kurtz and Martina Sorbara, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "Fixin to Thrill" 4:07
2. "Gone Too Far" 3:40
3. "Liar" 3:56
4. "Stupid Grin" 3:45
5. "Easy" 3:47
6. "Pick Up the Phone" 3:35
7. "We Rule the World" 3:41
8. "Big Sunglasses" 3:30
9. "Okay Dolore" 2:33
10. "Come On Be Good" 3:22
11. "You're a Disaster" 3:32
12. "Don't Be Funny" 3:13
Notes
  • LP pressings of the album omit the track "We Rule the World".[8]

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Fixin to Thrill.[9]

Dragonette
  • Martina Sorbara – vocals (all tracks); keyboards (tracks 2, 10–12)
  • Dan Kurtz – keyboards, programming (all tracks); guitar (tracks 1, 3, 4, 6–11); bass (tracks 2, 3, 5–12); backing vocals (track 8); acoustic guitar (track 12)
  • Joel Stouffer – drums (tracks 1, 2, 4–6, 8, 10–12); programming (tracks 1, 3, 7–10); percussion (tracks 2, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12); keyboards (track 10)
  • Christopher Hugget – guitar (tracks 7, 9)
Additional personnel

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009–10) Peak
position
Canadian Albums Chart[10] 63
US Dance/Electronic Albums[11] 21
US Heatseekers Albums[12] 37

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Australia September 25, 2009 Digital download Bandroom [13]
Canada September 29, 2009
  • CD
  • digital download
Universal [14][15]
Australia October 2, 2009 CD Bandroom [7]
United States October 27, 2009 Digital download I Surrender [16]
November 18, 2009 CD [17]
Canada November 27, 2012 LP Universal [18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fixin' to Thrill – EP by Dragonette". iTunes Store (CA). Apple. Retrieved October 9, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Gone Too Far – Single by Dragonette". iTunes Store (CA). Apple. Retrieved February 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Pick Up the Phone – Single by Dragonette". iTunes Store (US). Apple. Retrieved October 28, 2011. 
  4. ^ Hoffman, K. Ross. "Fixin to Thrill – Dragonette". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  5. ^ Harper, Kate (October 15, 2009). "Dragonette – Fixin To Thrill". ChartAttack. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 
  6. ^ Hines, Will (October 20, 2009). "Album Review: Dragonette – Fixin To Thrill". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 
  7. ^ a b "Fixin To Thrill by Dragonette". Sanity. Retrieved October 28, 2011. 
  8. ^ Fixin to Thrill (LP liner notes). Dragonette. Universal Music Canada. 2012. 0253715145. 
  9. ^ Fixin to Thrill (CD liner notes). Dragonette. Universal Music Canada. 2009. 0252709138. 
  10. ^ "Albums : Top 100". Jam!. October 16, 2009. Archived from the original on October 25, 2009. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Dragonette – Chart history: Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Dragonette – Chart history: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Fixin to Thrill by Dragonette". iTunes Store (AU). Apple. Archived from the original on June 17, 2014. Retrieved October 28, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Fixin to Thrill by Dragonette". HMV Canada. Retrieved September 13, 2015. 
  15. ^ "Fixin' to Thrill by Dragonette". iTunes Store (CA). Apple. Retrieved September 13, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Fixin to Thrill: Dragonette: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved September 13, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Fixin to Thrill". Amazon.com. Retrieved October 28, 2011. 
  18. ^ "Fixin to Thrill (Vinyl)". Amazon.ca. Retrieved June 8, 2013.