Superchunk (album)

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Superchunk
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Studio album by Superchunk
Released September 25, 1990
Recorded January 18–19, 1990
Genre Indie rock, punk rock
Length 32:48
Label Matador
Superchunk chronology
Superchunk
(1990)
No Pocky for Kitty
(1991)No Pocky for Kitty1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune 4/4 stars[2]
Pitchfork 8.3/10[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 2.5/5 stars[4]
The Village Voice (choice cut)[5]

Superchunk is the debut studio album by American indie rock band Superchunk. It was recorded January 18–19, 1990, at Duck Kee Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina, and released on Matador Records in 1990.

"Slack Motherfucker" was named the 19th best single of the 1990s by Spin, and the 81st best song of the 1990s by Pitchfork. On August 25, 2017, Superchunk was re-released on vinyl.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sick to Move" – 3:14
  2. "My Noise" – 2:25
  3. "Let It Go" – 2:53
  4. "Swinging" – 2:11
  5. "Slow" – 5:08
  6. "Slack Motherfucker" – 2:52
  7. "Binding" – 3:03
  8. "Down the Hall" – 2:41
  9. "Half a Life" – 3:42
  10. "Not Tomorrow" – 4:39

B-sides include "What Do I", "Train From Kansas City", "Night Creatures" and "Garlic".

References[edit]

  1. ^ D'Angelo, Peter J. "Superchunk – Superchunk". AllMusic. Retrieved November 11, 2017. 
  2. ^ Kot, Greg (October 25, 1990). "Superchunk: Superchunk (Matador)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 11, 2017. 
  3. ^ Howe, Brian (September 5, 2017). "Superchunk: Superchunk". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 11, 2017. 
  4. ^ Wolk, Douglas (2004). "Superchunk". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian. The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. pp. 795–96. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8. 
  5. ^ Christgau, Robert (May 7, 1991). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. Retrieved November 11, 2017. 
  6. ^ Blais-Billie, Braudie (July 18, 2017). "Superchunk to Reissue Self-Titled Debut Album". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 19, 2017.