Get Awkward

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Get Awkward
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Studio album by Be Your Own Pet
Released March 18, 2008
Genre garage punk, noise pop, hardcore punk
Length (US Version) 29:28
(UK Version) 35:37
Label XL Recordings, Ecstatic Peace
Producer Steven McDonald
Be Your Own Pet chronology
Not Rocket Science'
(2007)String Module Error: Match not found2007
Get Awkward
(2008)
Get Damaged EP
(2008)Get Damaged EP2008
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 70/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
DOA 4/5 stars[3]
Drowned In Sound (5/10)[4]
The Independent (Positive)[5]
NME (8/10)[6]
Pitchfork Media (7.8/10)[7]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[8]
Robert Christgau (A-)[9]
URB 3/5 stars[10]
The Village Voice 4/5 stars[11]

Get Awkward is the second and final album by Be Your Own Pet. It was released on March 18, 2008. Rolling Stone listed the album as the 45th best of 2008.[12]

UK track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Super Soaked" 2:34
2. "Black Hole" 2:25
3. "Heart Throb" 2:12
4. "Becky" 3:00
5. "The Kelly Affair" 2:32
6. "Twisted Nerve" 3:03
7. "Blow Yr Mind" 0:44
8. "Bummer Time" 1:59
9. "Bitches Leave" 2:25
10. "You're a Waste" 2:38
11. "Food Fight!" 1:05
12. "Zombie Graveyard Party!" 2:03
13. "What's Your Damage?" 2:19
14. "Creepy Crawl" 2:51
15. "The Beast Within" 3:54

US track listing[edit]

Three tracks—"Black Hole", "Becky" and "Blow Yr Mind"—were removed by Universal lawyers for being "too violent".[13] They were later released in the US on the EP Get Damaged.[14]

No. Title Length
1. "Super Soaked" 2:34
2. "The Kelly Affair" 2:32
3. "Twisted Nerve" 3:03
4. "Heart Throb" 2:12
5. "Bitches Leave" 2:25
6. "Bummer Time" 1:59
7. "You're a Waste" 2:38
8. "Food Fight!" 1:05
9. "Zombie Graveyard Party!" 2:03
10. "What's Your Damage?" 2:19
11. "Creepy Crawl" 2:51
12. "The Beast Within" 3:54

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Get Awkward by Be Your Own Pet". Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ DOA review
  4. ^ "Album Review: Be Your Own Pet - Get Awkward". Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Album: Be Your Own Pet, Get Awkward (XL)". 23 March 2008. Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  6. ^ NME.COM. "Be Your Own Pet - NME.COM". Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  8. ^ "Album Reviews". Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "Robert Christgau: CG: be your own pet". Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  10. ^ URB review
  11. ^ "New York Music News, Concerts and Reviews - Village Voice". Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  12. ^ "News". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  13. ^ "Be Your Own Pet have 'violent' songs cut from album" NME.com. March 24, 2008. Retrieved September 11, 2010
  14. ^ "Be Your Own Pet: Get Damaged" Prefix Magazine.com. June 28, 2008. Retrieved September 11, 2010

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