Generation (Audio Bullys album)

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Generation
Generation AB.jpg
Studio album by Audio Bullys
Released 31 October 2005
Recorded 2004–2005
Genre Big beat, electronica, trip hop, house
Length 48:22
Label Source (UK)
Astralwerks (U.S.)
Producer Tom Dinsdale
Audio Bullys chronology
Ego War
(2003)
Generation
(2005)
Higher Than the Eiffel
(2010)
Singles from Generation
  1. "Shot You Down"
    Released: 23 May 2005
  2. "I'm in Love"
    Released: 24 October 2005
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 44/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[2]
Dotmusic 4/10 stars[3]
Alternative Press (mixed)[4]
The Guardian 1/5 stars[5]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[6]

Generation is the second studio album by the electronic music group Audio Bullys, released on 31 October 2005. It features the singles "Shot You Down", which reached #3 in the UK Singles Chart, and "I'm in Love" (released 24 October 2005).

Two Promo versions of the album were released on CD by Source/EMI. One of these (CDSOURDJ107) features a different track order, a different shorter mix of I Won't Let You Down, and 3 extra tracks that were pulled before the final album release.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Intro" 0:40
2. "Shot You Down" (featuring Nancy Sinatra) 3:34
3. "Keep On Moving" 3:55
4. "Generation" 3:21
5. "I Won't Let You Down" 5:41
6. "(The World)" 0:33
7. "Eq-ing" 4:00
8. "Made Like That" (featuring Roots Manuva & Mr Fox) 4:08
9. "All Sing Along" 3:44
10. "Get Myself on Track" 3:47
11. "I'm in Love" 2:56
12. "Take You There" 2:59
13. "This Road" (featuring Suggs) 3:35
14. "Struck by the Sound" 5:06

Samples[edit]

"Shot You Down" is based around a sample of the Nancy Sinatra's Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) "Made Like That" uses sample from Bill Conti's "Going the Distance"
"Keep On Moving" samples Steely Dan's "Midnite Cruiser"
"Take You There" uses a sample from Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show's "In Over My Head". Dilly Bars

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[8] 36

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Generation Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Johnny Loftus. "Generation > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 13 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Marshall, James (4 November 2005). "Generation - Audio Bullys". Dotmusic. Yahoo!. Archived from the original on 5 July 2008. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Alternative Press. November 2005. p. 226.
  5. ^ Dorian Lynskey (4 November 2005). "CD: Audio Bullys, Generation". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 January 2010. 
  6. ^ Christian Hoard (23 January 2006). "Generation : Audio Bullys : Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 13 January 2010. 
  7. ^ "Generation by Audio Bullys". CDJapan.co.jp. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  8. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Audio Bullys – Generation" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 10 September 2013.