Get on Board

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Get on Board
Get On Board by The Badloves.jpg
Studio album by
Released26 July 1993[1]
StudioMetropolis Audio
LabelMushroom Records
Producer
  • Doug Roberts
  • The Badloves
The Badloves chronology
Get on Board
(1993)
Holy Roadside
(1995)
Singles from Get on Board
  1. "Lost"
    Released: 8 March 1993[2]
  2. "I Remember"
    Released: July 1993
  3. "Green Limousine"
    Released: 29 November 1993[3]
  4. "Memphis"
    Released: 14 March 1994[4]

Get on Board is the debut studio album by Australian rock and pop band The Badloves. released in July 1993.[1] The album peaked at number 3 and was certified double platinum in Australia.[5] The album was re-released in 1994 with an 8-track bonus disc.

At the ARIA Music Awards of 1994, the album was nominated for the Album of the Year and won the ARIA for Best New Talent and Breakthrough Artist - Album. Furthermore, at the ARIA Music Awards of 1995, the album was nominated for Highest Selling Album.[6]

Track listing[edit]

Get on Board
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Memphis"5:09
2."Green Limousine"
  • Spiby
3:45
3."Tell Me"
  • John Housden
  • Stephen O'Prey
3:21
4."I Remember"
  • Housden
  • O'Prey
3:12
5."High on a Mountain"
  • Spiby
4:06
6."What's on Your Mind"
  • Spiby
4:29
7."Lost"
  • Spiby
3:33
8."Sugar Daddy"
  • Spiby
6:17
9."Yesterday's Gone"
  • Spiby
5:04
10."Spirit in the Sky"
  • Spiby
3:36
Out Takes and B Sides
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Long Hard Day" 3:57
2."Stop" 4:21
3."Forgiven" 3:13
4."Nowhere to Hide" 4:21
5."Spirit in the Sky" (demo)
  • Spiby
2:54
6."I Embarrass Myself" 4:28
7."Live" 4:56
8."I Bled" 4:01

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1993/94) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[7] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Australia Album (ARIA)[8] 16
Australian Artist Album (ARIA)[8] 2

Certification[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[5] 2× Platinum 140,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Catalogue
Australia August 1993 CD Mushroom Records D30976, D24025
1994 2x CD TVD93402, RMD53402

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The ARIA Report. 181. ARIA. 25 July 1993. p. 20.
  2. ^ The ARIA Report. 161. ARIA. 7 March 1993. p. 23.
  3. ^ The ARIA Report. 199. ARIA. 28 November 1993. p. 17.
  4. ^ The ARIA Report. 213. ARIA. 13 March 1994. p. 19.
  5. ^ a b Ryan, Gavin (2011). Australia's Music Charts 1988–2010 (pdf ed.). Mt. Martha, VIC, Australia: Moonlight Publishing. p. 22.
  6. ^ "ARIA Awards Search Results - The Badloves". ARIA Awards. ARIA Awards. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Australiancharts.com – The Badloves – Get on Board". Hung Medien. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  8. ^ a b "ARIA Charts - End of Year Charts - Top 50 Albums 1994". ARIA. January 1995. Retrieved 7 January 2019.