Sugarpills

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Sugarpills
Sugarpills Kidsof88.jpg
Studio album by Kids of 88
Released 16 August 2010
Genre Indie pop, electropop
Label Dryden Street / Sony Music Australia
Kids of 88 chronology
Sugarpills
(2010)
Sugarpills EP
(2011)Sugarpills EP2011
Singles from Sugarpills
  1. "My House"
    Released: 20 April 2009
  2. "Just a Little Bit"
    Released: 15 February 2010
  3. "Downtown"
    Released: 19 July 2010

Sugarpills is the debut album from New Zealand electropop band Kids of 88 released 16 August 2010.[1] Singles released off the album include "My House",[2] "Just a Little Bit"[3] and most recently "Downtown".[4] It was nominated for Best Pop Album at the 2011 New Zealand Music Awards.[5]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The New Zealand Herald 4/5 stars[6]
Stuff.co.nz mixed[7]

Scott Kara of The New Zealand Herald gave Sugarpills 4 out of 5 stars, calling it "good-time party music" and saying that "You'd have to be a prude, or a killjoy not to want Sugarpills banging away at your house."[6]

Singles[edit]

  • "My House", the first single from Kids of 88 was first heard on a C4 television advertisement.[citation needed] The song peaked at number 3 on the RIANZ New Zealand Singles Chart and remained in the chart for 17 weeks.[8]
  • "Just a Little Bit", the second single from Kids of 88 was first heard on a Glassons NZ television advertisement.[citation needed] The song peaked at number 11 on the RIANZ New Zealand Singles Chart and remained in the chart for 19 weeks.[9]
  • "Downtown", the third single from Kids of 88 was first heard on radio station The Edge.[citation needed] The song has currently peaked at number 21 on the RIANZ New Zealand Singles Chart and is still currently in the chart.[10]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Sam McCarthy & Joel Little except "Cotton Mouth" written by Sam McCarthy & Jaden Parkes and "San Fran" written by Sam McCarthy, Joel Little & Jordan Arts.

Sugarpills[11]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Ribbons of Light"   3:46
2. "Just a Little Bit"   3:00
3. "Cotton Mouth" Sam McCarthy, Jaden Parkes 3:06
4. "Everybody Knows"   4:13
5. "My House"   3:59
6. "Apart of You"   3:12
7. "San Fran" Sam McCarthy, Joel Little, Jordan Arts 3:13
8. "Downtown"   3:05
9. "Feed the Birds"   4:57
10. "SQRL"   4:44
Total length: 40:24

Release history[edit]

Country Release date
New Zealand 16 August 2010
Australia 11 July 2011

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