Rooney (album)

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This article is about the album by the US band. For the UK band of the same name, see Rooney (UK band).
Studio album by Rooney
Released May 20, 2003
Genre Alternative rock, power pop
Length 39:04
Label Geffen
Producer Keith Forsey, Brian Reeves,
Jimmy Iovine and Adam Kasper
Rooney chronology
Calling the World

Rooney is the debut album by American alternative rock band Rooney. It was released on May 27, 2003, by Geffen Records. The cover features a recreation of the flag of California. The track "Blueside" was featured in the movie of The Princess Diaries. The track "I'm a Terrible Person" was used in a commercial of Carolina Herrera's perfume. The track "I'm Shakin" was featured in the series premiere of Royal Pains and also memorably featured in an episode of the first season of The O.C., in which the band appeared as themselves.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 67/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars

The album has received generally favorable reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, the album has received an average score of 67/100, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Robert Coppola Schwartzman.

  1. "Blueside" – 3:18
  2. "Stay Away" – 3:32
  3. "If It Were Up to Me" – 3:00
  4. "I'm a Terrible Person" – 2:46
  5. "Popstars" – 4:07
  6. "I'm Shakin'" – 3:34
  7. "Daisy Duke" – 3:47
  8. "Sorry Sorry" – 3:07
  9. "That Girl Has Love" – 3:31
  10. "Simply Because" – 4:03
  11. "Losing All Control" – 4:19
UK edition bonus tracks
  1. "The Floor" – 2:57
  2. "Make Some Noise" – 4:17