Glee (Bran Van 3000 album)

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Glee
Glee Bran van 3000 3.jpg
Studio album by Bran Van 3000
Released April 15, 1997
Genre Alternative rock, electronica
Length 57:02
Label Audiogram
Producer James "Bran Man" DiSalvio, E.P. Bergen, Haig Vartzbedian
Bran Van 3000 chronology
Glee
(1997)
Discosis
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
NME 4/10[2]
Q 4/5 stars[3]
Sunday Mirror 4/5 stars[4]
The Village Voice A−[5]

Glee is the debut studio album by Canadian music collective Bran Van 3000. The Canadian version was released on 15 April 1997 through the Audiogram label, while the international version, slightly altered from the original, was released on 17 March 1998 through Capitol Records. The album contains the international hit "Drinking in L.A." and features hip hop supergroup The Gravediggaz on "Afrodiziak".[1]

Glee was certified gold for sales of 50,000 copies by the CRIA on February 24, 1998.[6] The album also won the Juno Award for Alternative Album of the Year at the 1998 Juno Awards.[7]

Track listings[edit]

All songs written by James Di Salvio unless noted otherwise.

Canadian version[edit]

  1. "Gimme Sheldon" - 5:31
  2. "Couch Surfer" - 2:51
  3. "Drinking in L.A." (James Di Salvio, Larson,Haig Vartzbedian) - 3:56
  4. "Problems" (Di Salvio) - 1:42
  5. "Highway to Heck" - 1:00
  6. "Forest" [French version] (Bergen, Jean Leloup) - 4:13
  7. "Hardrockin' Cincinnati" - 1:09
  8. "Afrodiziak" - 3:50
  9. "Lucknow" - 2:29
  10. "Cum On Feel the Noize" (Noddy Holder, Jim Lea) - 3:24
  11. "Exactly Like Me!" - 3:33
  12. "Everywhere" (Adam Chaki, Haig Vartzbedian) - 3:56
  13. "Ceci n'est pas Une Chanson" - 6:47
  14. "Willard" (Di Salvio, Hodge) - 2:26
  15. "Supermodel" - 5:24
  16. "Oblonging" - 2:56
  17. "Mama Don't Smoke" (Grauer, Johnston) - 1:55

International track listing[edit]

  1. "Gimme Sheldon" - 3:59
  2. "Couch Surfer" - 2:50
  3. "Drinking in L.A." (Di Salvio, Larson) - 3:56
  4. "Problems" (Di Salvio) - 1:38
  5. "Highway to Heck" - 0:55
  6. "Forest" [English version] (Bergen, Jean Leloup) - 3:44
  7. "Rainshine" - 3:29
  8. "Carry On" - 4:57
  9. "Afrodiziak" - 4:38
  10. "Lucknow" - 2:09
  11. "Cum On Feel the Noize" (Noddy Holder, Jim Lea) - 3:21
  12. "Exactly Like Me!" - 3:33
  13. "Everywhere" (Adam Chaki) - 3:54
  14. "Une Chanson" - 2:35
  15. "Old School" - 2:47
  16. "Willard" (Di Salvio, Hodge) - 2:25
  17. "Supermodel" - 5:24
  18. "Oblonging" - 1:37
  19. "Mama Don't Smoke" (Grauer, Johnston) - 1:56

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Glee – Bran Van 3000". AllMusic. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ Bailie, Stuart (July 4, 1998). "Bran Van 3000 – Glee". NME. Archived from the original on October 6, 2000. Retrieved July 25, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bran Van 3000: Glee". Q (158): 142. November 1999. 
  4. ^ Wallace, Richard (June 5, 1998). "Out this week..". Sunday Mirror. London. Retrieved August 30, 2015. (Subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ Christgau, Robert (June 2, 1998). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved October 10, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Gold Platinum Database: Bran Van 3000". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2011-07-30. 
  7. ^ "1998 Juno Awards". Metrolyrics.com. Retrieved 1 October 2009.