In Our Gun

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In Our Gun
In Our Gun.jpg
Studio album by Gomez
Released 18 March 2002 (2002-03-18)
Genre Rock, electronica
Length 50:27
Label Hut (Virgin)
Producer Gomez
Gomez chronology
Abandoned Shopping Trolley Hotline
(2000)
In Our Gun
(2002)
Split the Difference
(2004)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (69/100) [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
Entertainment Weekly (B) [3]
Mojo 4/5 stars (Apr 2002)
Pitchfork Media (2.7/10) [4]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [5]

In Our Gun is the third studio album by UK band Gomez in 2002. It made the top 10 of the UK album charts as well as the top 50 of the Australian album charts. The single "Shot Shot" charted in the UK top 40 and made the top 20 in Portugal. The album also made the Billboard Heatseekers chart.

The album received positive reviews from critics; PopMatters rated the album a perfect score and said "everyone who doesn’t like this record is insane in a bad way. Screw Wilco; In Our Gun is sounding very much like the Album of the Year."[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shot Shot" – 2:25
  2. "Rex Kramer" – 4:30
  3. "Detroit Swing 66" – 3:55
  4. "In Our Gun" – 5:14
  5. "Even Song" – 4:44
  6. "Ruff Stuff" – 2:28
  7. "Sound of Sounds" – 3:56
  8. "Army Dub" – 3:26
  9. "Miles End" – 4:22
  10. "Ping One Down" – 3:20
  11. "1000 Times" – 4:34
  12. "Drench" – 4:37
  13. "Ballad of Nice & Easy" – 2:51

Some editions of this album included the Machismo E.P. as a bonus disc.

Australia and New Zealand "Tour Edition" bonus disc
  1. "Silhouettes" - 4:36
  2. "Coltrane" - 3:24
  3. "Air-hostess Song" - 5:10
  4. "Pop Juice" - 4:25
  5. "Click Click" - 2:21

Singles[edit]

  • "Shot Shot" (4 March 2002, #28)
  • "Sound of Sounds" / "Ping One Down" (3 June 2002, #48)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metacritic score". Metacritic.com. 2002-04-23. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Burr, Ty (2002-05-03). "Reviews for "In Our Gun", "Handcream for a Generation", "Transmission" and "Bloodsport"". Entertainment Weekly: 88. Retrieved 2012-05-15. 
  4. ^ "Pitchfork Media review". Pitchfork.com. 2002-05-23. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 
  5. ^ "Rolling Stone review". Web.archive.org. Archived from the original on 20 June 2002. Retrieved 2013-09-25. 
  6. ^ Gomez: In Our Gun | PopMatters

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