Ring (The Connells album)

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Ring
Connells ring albumcover.jpg
Studio album by The Connells
Released September 21, 1993
Recorded March 1993
Dreamland Studios, Bearsville, New York
Genre
Label TVT
Producer
The Connells chronology
One Simple Word
(1990)
Ring
(1993)
New Boy EP (1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Ring is the fifth studio album by the American alternative rock band The Connells, released in 1993. The album (and band)'s biggest hit was the single "'74–'75", which was also featured on the soundtrack of the 1995 film Heavy. In the UK, the album reached #36 on the UK Albums Chart while "'74-'75" peaked at #14 on the UK Singles Chart.[2] In the US, the album reached #199 on the Billboard 200 with the single "Slackjawed" reaching #9 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.[3][4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Slackjawed" Mike Connell 4:00
2. "Carry My Picture" Mike Connell 3:57
3. "'74–'75" Mike Connell 4:38
4. "Doin' You" George Huntley 3:33
5. "Find Out" Doug MacMillan 3:31
6. "Eyes On The Ground" Doug MacMillan 3:03
7. "Spiral" Mike Connell 3:07
8. "Hey You" David Connell, Mike Connell, Doug MacMillan 3:23
9. "New Boy" Mike Connell 4:39
10. "Disappointed" Mike Connell 5:04
11. "Burden" Mike Connell 3:59
12. "Any Day Now" Doug MacMillan 2:39
13. "Running Mary" Mike Connell 4:40

Personnel[edit]

The Connells
  • Doug MacMillan - vocals, guitar
  • Mike Connell - guitar, vocals
  • George Huntley - guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Steve Potak - piano, organ, keyboards
  • David Connell - bass
  • Peele Wimberley - drums, percussion
Additional personnel
  • Tim Harper - keyboards, background vocals
  • Caro Giordano - cello

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ring at AllMusic
  2. ^ "CONNELLS". Retrieved 4 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "The Connells". Retrieved 4 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "The Connells". Retrieved 4 April 2016.