Mclusky Do Dallas

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Mclusky Do Dallas
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Studio album by Mclusky
Released April 1, 2002
Recorded April–June 2001
Studio Electrical Audio, Chicago
Genre Noise rock, post-hardcore
Length 36:00
Label Too Pure
Producer Steve Albini
Mclusky chronology
My Pain and Sadness is More Sad and Painful Than Yours
(2000)
Mclusky Do Dallas
(2002)
The Difference Between Me and You Is That I'm Not on Fire
(2004)
Singles from Mclusky Do Dallas
  1. "Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues"
    Released: January 1, 2001
  2. "Whoyouknow"
    Released: July 30, 2001
  3. "To Hell With Good Intentions"
    Released: March 11, 2002
  4. "Alan is a Cowboy Killer"
    Released: September 9, 2002

Mclusky Do Dallas is the second album by three-piece Welsh band Mclusky, released on April 1, 2002 by Beggars offshoot Too Pure Records. The album's title is a spin on Debbie Does Dallas, a famous 1978 pornographic movie. Mclusky Do Dallas spawned 4 singles, 3 of which predated the album's release: "Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues", "Whoknowyou", "To Hell With Good Intentions", and "Alan is a Cowboy Killer". The album was re-released on limited edition white marble and clear orange vinyl as a Record Store Day exclusive in 2012.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
NME 7/10[2]
Pitchfork Media 8.4/10[3]
Spin 8/10[4]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4.5/5[5]

Online music magazine Pitchfork Media placed Mclusky Do Dallas at number 94 on their list of the top 200 albums of the 2000s.[6]

"To Hell with Good Intentions" was ranked number 40 in BBC Radio DJ John Peel's Festive Fifty for 2002.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Andy Falkous, Jonathan Chapple and Matthew Harding, except "Chases", written by Falkous, Chapple, Harding, and Simon Alexander.

  1. "Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues" – 1:51
  2. "No New Wave No Fun" – 2:19
  3. "Collagen Rock" – 2:52
  4. "What We've Learned" – 1:54
  5. "Day of the Deadringers" – 3:01
  6. "Dethink to Survive" – 1:58
  7. "Fuck This Band" – 3:38
  8. "To Hell with Good Intentions" – 2:25
  9. "Clique Application Form" – 1:53
  10. "The World Loves Us and Is Our Bitch" – 2:23
  11. "Alan is a Cowboy Killer" – 4:09
  12. "Gareth Brown Says" – 1:50
  13. "Chases" – 1:47
  14. "Whoyouknow / Reviewing the Reviewers" – 3:53

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DiGravina, Tim. "Mclusky Do Dallas – Mclusky". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Segal, Victoria. "Mclusky : Mclusky Do Dallas". NME. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Dahlen, Chris (19 September 2002). "Mclusky: Mclusky Do Dallas". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "The Breakdown". Spin. 19 (2): 99. February 2003. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  5. ^ Jean-Pierre. "Mclusky – Mclusky Do Dallas". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  6. ^ Pitchfork staff (30 September 2009). "The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 100–51". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 1 October 2009. 

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