How I Learned to Love the Bootboys

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How I Learned to Love the Bootboys
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Studio album by The Auteurs
Released 5 July 1999
Genre Alternative rock, indie pop
Length 35:15
Label Hut
Producer Luke Haines, Pete Hofmann, Phil Vinall
The Auteurs chronology
After Murder Park
(1996)
How I Learned to Love the Bootboys
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound 7/10[2]
entertainment.ie Favourable[3]
Louder Than War Favourable[4]
musicOMH Favourable[5]

How I Learned to Love the Bootboys is the fourth and final album by British alternative rock band The Auteurs. In 2014, British independent record label 3 Loop Music re-released the album as a 2CD Expanded Edition which included b-sides, rarities and live recordings.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Luke Haines, except where noted.[6]

Original CD/LP (CDHUT53/HUTLP53)
  1. "The Rubettes" (Luke Haines, John Moore, Bickerton, Waddington) - 3:27
  2. "1967" - 2:42
  3. "How I Learned to Love the Bootboys" - 3:05
  4. "Your Gang, Our Gang" - 1:46
  5. "Some Changes" - 3:19
  6. "School" - 2:58
  7. "Johnny and the Hurricanes" - 3:51
  8. "The South Will Rise Again" - 2:24
  9. "Asti Spumante" (Haines, S. Medway–Smith) - 3:27
  10. "Sick of Hari Krisna" - 2:51
  11. "Lights Out" - 2:10
  12. "Future Generation" - 3:11

Personnel[edit]

Personnel per booklet.[6]

The Auteurs
Additional musicians
  • Chris Wyles – drums on "The Rubettes" and "1967"
  • Sarah Nixey – backing vocals on "The Rubettes"
  • John Moore – backing vocals on "The Rubettes"
  • Theresa Whipple – viola
  • Abigail Trundle – cello
  • Bern Davis – cello
Production
  • Luke Haines – producer
  • Pete Hofmann – producer (except for "Johnny and the Hurricanes"), mixing
  • Phil Vinall – producer on "Johnny and the Hurricanes"
  • Rip – portrait photograph

References[edit]

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Tudor, Alexander (14 January 2009). "The Auteurs and their part in Britpop's downfall". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 17 June 2016. 
  3. ^ entertainment.ie review
  4. ^ Louder Than War review
  5. ^ musicOMH review
  6. ^ a b How I Learned to Love the Bootboys (Booklet). The Auteurs. Hut Recordings/Virgin. 1999. CDHUT53/7243 8 47577 2 4. 

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