Magic Hotel

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Magic Hotel
Toploader - Magic Hotel.jpg
Studio album by Toploader
Released 26 August 2002
Recorded 2001-2002
Genre Alternative rock
Length 42:40
Label S2 Records
Producer Dave Eringa
Toploader chronology
Onka's Big Moka
(1999)
Magic Hotel
(2002)
Dancing in the Moonlight - The Best of Toploader
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Daily Record (unfavourable)[1]
Evening Standard (mixed)[2]
The Guardian 2/5 stars[3]
The Mirror (scathing)[4]
NME (1/10)[5]
Stylus Magazine (F)[6]

Magic Hotel is the second album by British band Toploader. It follows the successful 1999 album Onka's Big Moka. The album title is a reference to the hotel in which they stayed in Los Angeles when recording the album. The album was released to extreme censure by an array of critics.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Time of My Life" – 03:35
  2. "Cloud 9" – 03:34
  3. "Never Forgotten" – 03:31
  4. "Leave Me Be" – 03:29
  5. "Lady Let Me Shine" – 05:02
  6. "Stupid Games" – 03:29
  7. "Following The Sun" - 03:08
  8. "Only Desire" – 04:03
  9. "Promised Tide" – 04:14
  10. "The Midas Touch" – 05:27
  11. "Some Kind of Wonderful" - 03:13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "192: THE BIG REVIEW PAGE; SHINING STAR". Daily Record. Archived at The Free Library. 23 August 2002. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Smyth, David (19 August 2002). "Latest album reviews". Evening Standard. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Sullivan, Caroline (16 August 2002). "Toploader: Magic Hotel". Daily Record. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Martin, Gavin (17 August 2002). "Music: LOADER RUBBISH". The Mirror. Archived at The Free Library. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  5. ^ Dempster, Sarah (6 August 2002). "Toploader : Magic Hotel - Pub rockers' shit second album...". NME. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  6. ^ Monks, Jon (1 September 2003). "Toploader: Magic Hotel". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 5 June 2013.