loveBUZZ

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loveBUZZ
LoveBUZZ.jpg
Studio album by The Hummingbirds
Released 1989
Recorded 1989
Genre Rock
Label RooArt/Polygram
Producer Mitch Easter
The Hummingbirds chronology
loveBUZZ
(1989)
Va Va Voom
(1991)Va Va Voom1991
Singles from loveBUZZ
  1. "Blush"
    Released: August, 1989
  2. "Word Gets Around"
    Released: November, 1989
  3. "Alimony"
    Released: March, 1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

loveBUZZ is the debut album released by Australian rock band The Hummingbirds.

The album was released on the rooART label in 1989.[2] It peaked at #31 on the national album charts.[3] The album eventually reached sales of approximately 40,000 copies (exceeding the 30,000 required for Gold record certification in Australia).[4] In October 2010, LoveBUZZ was listed in the book 100 Best Australian Albums.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Simon Holmes unless otherwise noted.[6]

  1. "Blush" - (S. Holmes, R. St Clair) 3:20
  2. "She Knows..." - 4:39
  3. "Hollow Inside" - 3:27
  4. "Tuesday" (A. Russack) - 3:21
  5. "Word Gets Around" - 2:56
  6. "House Taken Over" - 6:05
  7. "Get on Down" - 3:38
  8. "Alimony" - 3:46
  9. "Everything You Said" (R. St Clair) - 3:16
  10. "Barbarian" - 3:51
  11. "Three in the Morning" - 4:32
  12. "Michelle as Well" - 3:54
  13. "If You Leave" (S. Holmes, A. Russack, R. St Clair, M. Temple) - 5:34
  14. "Miles to Go" (R. St Clair) - 2:43

Personnel[edit]

The Hummingbirds[edit]

  • Simon Holmes - guitar, vocals
  • Alannah Russack - guitar, vocals
  • Robyn St. Clare - bass, vocals
  • Mark Temple - drums

Production[edit]

  • Don Bartley - Mastering
  • Paula Bray - Photography
  • Mitch Easter - Producer, Engineer
  • Justine - Assistant Engineer
  • Tony Mott - Photography
  • Paul - Assistant Engineer
  • Jim "The Royster" Perry - Mixing Assistant
  • Quiffboy Polanski - Executive Producer
  • Robyn St. Clare - Photography
  • Paul Tatz - Design, Layout Design
  • Mark Williams - Mixing
  • Mark Williams - Engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Holmgren, Magnus. "The Hummingbirds". Australian Rock Database. Passagen.se (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2015. 
  3. ^ McFarlane, Ian (1999). "Encyclopedia entry for 'The Hummingbirds'". Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86448-768-2. Retrieved 2008-01-13. 
  4. ^ Mathieson, Craig (2000). "1990". The Sell-in: How the Music Business Seduced Alternative Rock. Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-412-3. Retrieved 2008-01-13. 
  5. ^ O'Donnell, John; Creswell, Toby; Mathieson, Craig (October 2010). 100 Best Australian Albums. Prahran, Vic: Hardie Grant Books. ISBN 978-1-74066-955-9. 
  6. ^ "APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA). Archived from the original on 2007-12-05. Retrieved 2009-01-13.  Note: requires user to input song title e.g. BLUSH