Number 1 Hits Explosion

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#1 Hits Explosion
The Apples in Stereo, Hits Explosion.jpg
Greatest hits album by The Apples in Stereo
Released September 1, 2009
Recorded 1995-2007
Genre Indie pop
Label Yep Roc Records
Elephant 6
Producer Robert Schneider
The Apples in Stereo chronology
Electronic Projects for Musicians
(2008)
#1 Hits Explosion
(2009)
Travellers in Space and Time
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock 7/10 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10)[3]
Popmatters (8/10)[4]

#1 Hits Explosion is a greatest hits compilation album by The Apples in Stereo. It was released on September 1, 2009 by Yep Roc Records. The album culls songs from various LPs and EPs released by the band between 1995 and 2007.

An accompanying booklet for the album features liner notes by Jeff Kuykendall of the Elephant 6-related website Optical Atlas.

A six-song EP titled #2 Hits Explosion is available exclusively to those who order the album via the band's official website.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Robert Schneider except "Tidal Wave", composed by Schneider and Chris Parfitt; "20 Cases Suggestive of..." and "Winter Must Be Cold", composed by Hilarie Sidney; and "Can You Feel It?" composed by Schneider and Bill Doss.

# Song title Time Year Original release
1. "Energy" 3:32 2007 New Magnetic Wonder
2. "Go!" 3:14 2000 The Discovery of a World Inside the Moone
3. "Strawberryfire" 4:21 1999 Her Wallpaper Reverie
4. "Tidal Wave [Radio Remix]" 3:25 1995 Fun Trick Noisemaker
5. "Please" 2:27 2002 Velocity of Sound
6. "The Rainbow" 2:40 2000 The Discovery of a World Inside the Moone
7. "Seems So" 3:19 1997 Tone Soul Evolution
8. "Same Old Drag" 3:23 2007 New Magnetic Wonder
9. "The Bird That You Can't See" 3:55 2000 The Discovery of a World Inside the Moone
10. "Shine a Light" 3:21 1997 Tone Soul Evolution
11. "20 Cases Suggestive of..." 2:52 2000 The Discovery of a World Inside the Moone
12. "Ruby" 3:06 1999 Her Wallpaper Reverie
13. "Signal in the Sky (Let's Go)" 2:58 2001 Let's Go!
14. "Can You Feel It?" 4:10 2007 New Magnetic Wonder
15. "Winter Must Be Cold" 3:16 1995 Fun Trick Noisemaker
16. "Sun is Out" 2:29 2007 New Magnetic Wonder

#2 Hits Explosion track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Robert Schneider except "Touch the Water", composed by Jim McIntyre; and "Yore Days", composed by Eric Allen.

# Song title Time Year Original release
1. "What's the #?" 3:32 1997 Tone Soul Evolution
2. "Stream Running Over" 3:14 2000 The Discovery of a World Inside the Moone
3. "Tin Pan Alley" 4:21 1997 Tone Soul Evolution
4. "Touch the Water" 3:25 1994 Hypnotic Suggestion
5. "Yore Days" 2:27 2002 Velocity of Sound
6. "She's Just Like Me/Taking Time" 2:40 1995 Fun Trick Noisemaker

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sendra, Tim. "The Apples in Stereo - #1 Hits Explosion review". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016-08-27. 
  2. ^ Wilding, Philip (February 2010). "The Apples in Stereo - #1 Hits Explosions". Classic Rock (141): 82–83. 
  3. ^ Wolk, Douglas (28 August 2009). "The Apples in Stereo - #1 Hits Explosion". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2016-08-27. 
  4. ^ Layman, Will (4 October 2009). "The Apples in Stereo - #1 Hits Explosion". PopMatters. Retrieved 2016-08-27.