Northern Uproar (album)

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Northern Uproar
Northern Uproar album cover.jpg
Studio album by Northern Uproar
Released 1 April 1996
Recorded 1995–96
Genre Britpop
Length 43:51
Label Heavenly
Producer Dave Eringa, James Dean Bradfield
Northern Uproar chronology
Northern Uproar
Yesterday Tomorrow Today

Northern Uproar is the self-titled debut album by British Britpop band Northern Uproar.


Recording took place at Monnow Valley. Dave Eringa produced every song on the album, and co-produced "From a Window", "Rough Boy", "Town", "Memories" and "Rollercoaster" with Manic Street Preachers frontman James Dean Bradfield. Bradfield provided backing vocals to "From a Window", "Rough Boy", "Town", "Kicks", "Breakthrough", "Memories", "Waiting On", "Livin' It Up", "Rollercoaster" and Living in the Red". Martin Green arranged the strings on "My Town". Eringa contributed piano to "Waiting On" and "Living in the Red". Eringa mixed all of the recordings.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]

The album peaked at number 22 on the UK albums chart and number 55 on the Swedish albums chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "From a Window" – 3:14
  2. "Rough Boys" – 3:41
  3. "Town" – 4:40
  4. "Kicks" – 3:09
  5. "Breakthrough" – 3:16
  6. "Memories" – 3:11
  7. "Waiting On" – 3:25
  8. "Livin' It Up" – 2:51
  9. "Head Under Water" – 4:20
  10. "Moods" – 3:33
  11. "Rollercoaster" – 3:44
  12. "Living in the Red" – 4:40


Personnel per booklet.[1]


Chart (1996) Peak
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 55
UK Albums (OCC)[4] 22