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
Length 50:15
Label TVT
Producer
The Connells chronology
One Simple Word
(1990)One Simple Word1990
Ring
(1993)
New Boy EP
(1994)New Boy EP1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 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 also appeared 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.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Slackjawed"Mike Connell4:00
2."Carry My Picture"Mike Connell3:57
3."'74–'75"Mike Connell4:38
4."Doin' You"George Huntley3:33
5."Find Out"Doug MacMillan3:31
6."Eyes On The Ground"Doug MacMillan3:03
7."Spiral"Mike Connell3:07
8."Hey You"David Connell, Mike Connell, Doug MacMillan3:23
9."New Boy"Mike Connell4:39
10."Disappointed"Mike Connell5:04
11."Burden"Mike Connell3:59
12."Any Day Now"Doug MacMillan2:39
13."Running Mary"Mike Connell4:40

Personnel[edit]

The Connells
  • Doug MacMillan - lead vocals, guitar
  • Mike Connell - guitar, vocals, lead vocals on "Spiral" and "Burden"
  • George Huntley - guitar, mandolin, vocals, lead vocals on "Doin' You"
  • 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.