Our First American Friends

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Our First American Friends
Tubelord Our First American Friends.png
Studio album by Tubelord
Released October 12, 2009
Genre Alternative rock
Math rock
Indie pop
Length 40:49
Label Hassle Records
Producer Tristen Ivemy
Tubelord chronology
Our First American Friends
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rock Sound 8/10 stars[1]
thisisfakeDIY 9/10 stars[2]
Gigwise 4/5 stars[3]
Rockmidgets 4/5 stars[4]

Our First American Friends is the debut album by British alternative rock band Tubelord. It was released on October 12, 2009, through Hassle Records. The album mostly features newly written material but also features re-recorded version of songs such as "Night of the Pencils" and "Propeller" which have been staples in the band's live set and have been released in limited edition singles prior to the recording of Our First American Friends.

The album has been released on compact disc, digital download and vinyl, which contain a free bonus disc titled One for the Grandparents that featured many of the album's songs which have been completely re-worked acoustically.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Tubelord.

No. Title Length
1. "Your Bed Is Kind Of Frightening" 3:53
2. "Somewhere Out There a Dog is on Fire" 3:43
3. "Night of the Pencils" 4:14
4. "Stacey's Left Arm" 4:10
5. "Propeller" 3:34
6. "He Awoke on a Beach in Abergavenny" 4:16
7. "I Am Azerrad" 3:31
8. "Cows to the East, Cities to the West" 3:40
9. "Synthesize" 4:13
10. "Our First American Friends" 5:36
Total length: 40:49
Bonus Track
No. Title Length
11. "Half Man, Half Amazing" 4:19
Total length: 45:08


  • Joe Prendergast - Guitar, lead vocals
  • Sean Bamberger - Bass guitar, backing vocals
  • David Catmur - Drums, backing vocals


  1. ^ Rock Sound review
  2. ^ thisisfakeDIY review
  3. ^ Gigwise review
  4. ^ Rockmidgets review