Over the Counter Culture

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Over the Counter Culture
Studio album by The Ordinary Boys
Released 5 August 2004
Recorded 2003–2004 at Jacobs Studios and The Bunker
Genre Indie rock
Length 38:34
Label B-Unique / Warner Music
Producer Stephen Street
The Ordinary Boys chronology
Over the Counter Culture
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
BBC Favourable link
Drowned in Sound 2/10 link
entertainment.ie 4/5 stars link
musicOMH Favourable link
NME 8/10 link
Stylus Magazine D+ link
Yahoo! Music UK 8/10 stars link

Over the Counter Culture is the first studio album by Worthing, England band The Ordinary Boys. The album received critical praise and spawned the singles "Maybe Someday", "Week In Week Out", "Talk Talk Talk", and "Seaside". On its initial release in the UK, there was an ordinary version and Special Edition of the album issued. The Special Edition of the album included a second disc, a bonus limited edition Live EP of the band recorded live at the Carling Academy in Birmingham on June 4, 2004.The tracks on the Live EP, mixed by Stephen Street, are "The List Goes On", "(Little) Bubble", "Talk Talk Talk" and "Maybe Someday". The single "Over the Counter Culture" was featured on the Burnout 3: Takedown soundtrack.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Over the Counter Culture"
  2. "The List Goes On"
  3. "Week In Week Out"
  4. "Talk Talk Talk"
  5. "Little Bitch" (Jerry Dammers) - A cover of The Specials
  6. "Settle Down"
  7. "Weekend Revolution"
  8. "Maybe Someday"
  9. "Just a Song"
  10. "Seaside"
  11. "In Awe of the Awful"
  12. "Robots and Monkeys"

Bonus Live Disc

  1. "The List Goes On" [Live]
  2. "(Little) Bubble" [Live]
  3. "Talk Talk Talk" [Live]
  4. "Maybe Someday" [Live]