Gravity Won't Get You High

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Gravity Won't Get You High
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Studio album by The Grates
Released 8 April 2006 (Aus)
17 July 2006 (Europe)
Genre Indie pop/Indie rock
Length 40:02
Label Dew Process
Producer Brian Deck
The Grates chronology
The Ouch. The Touch.
(2005)
Gravity Won't Get You High
(2006)
Teeth Lost, Hearts Won
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Music Box 2/5 stars[2]
PopMatters (8/10)[3]
Pitchfork Media (5.9/10)[4]

Gravity Won't Get You High is the debut album of The Grates. It was produced by Brian Deck, and features studio produced versions of songs from their EP. Notable differences are features of banjo and fiddle in "Sukkafish".

It debuted at #9 in the ARIA Top 50 Albums chart, was a nominee for the Triple J 2006 J Award and was shortlisted for the 2006 Australian Music Prize.

Four songs from the album made it into the 2006 Triple J Hottest 100 -- "Lies Are Much More Fun" at #71, "Inside Outside" at #42, "Science Is Golden" at #17 and "19 20 20" at #10.

"19 20 20", "Science Is Golden" and "Rock Boys" are the singles from the album. "19 20 20" peaked at number one hundred and twenty-nine in the UK.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Catalog: 9859441 (UK)

  1. "I Won't Survive" – 1:05
  2. "Lies Are Much More Fun" – 3:53
  3. "19 20 20" – 2:05
  4. "Rock Boys" – 2:36
  5. "Howl" – 2:54
  6. "Trampoline" – 2:06
  7. "Science Is Golden" – 2:58
  8. "Feels Like Pain" – 2:58
  9. "Nothing Sir" – 3:00
  10. "Inside Outside" – 2:41
  11. "Sukkafish" – 3:57
  12. "Seek Me" – 2:15
  13. "Little People" – 3:24
  14. "I Am Siam" – 4:21
  15. "Small Lives" (European version only) - 6:24 (Silence until 3:00)

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