The Lone Ranger (album)

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The Lone Ranger
The Lone Ranger album cover.jpg
Studio album by Suggs
Released 16 October 1995
Recorded 1995
Genre Reggae fusion
Length 46:29
Label WEA
Producer Suggs
Mike Barson
Sly and Robbie
Suggs chronology
The Lone Ranger
(1995)
The Three Pyramids Club
(1998)The Three Pyramids Club1998
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The Lone Ranger is the first solo album by British singer Suggs, best known as a vocalist of second wave ska band Madness. It was released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). The album peaked at #14 in the UK charts.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Graham McPherson and Mike Barson; except where indicated

  1. "I'm Only Sleeping" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) featuring Louchie Lou and Michie One – 4:20
  2. "Camden Town" featuring Louchie Lou and Michie One – 3:52
  3. "Alcohol" – 4:27
  4. "4 am" – 3:32
  5. "The Tune" – 4:35
  6. "Cecilia" (Paul Simon) – 3:08
  7. "Haunted" – 3:53
  8. "Off on Holiday" – 4:04
  9. "Green Eyes" (Cathal Smyth) – 3:51
  10. "Fortune Fish" – 5:31
  11. "She's Gone" – 5:11

Notes/trivia[edit]

  • The most successful song from this album was "Cecilia", cover of Simon and Garfunkel, which went No. 4 in UK charts
  • "I'm Only Sleeping" is a cover of The Beatles' song
  • The song "4 am" was later re-recorded and appeared on Madness 1999 album Wonderful

Charts[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1995 I'm Only Sleeping/Off On Holiday UK No. 7
1995 Camden Town UK No. 14
1995 The Tune UK No. 33
1996 Cecilia UK No. 4
1996 No More Alcohol (new version of "Alcohol") UK No. 24