The Wannadies (1990 album)

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The Wannadies
Studio album by The Wannadies
Released August 1990
Recorded November 1989 at MNW Studio
Genre Alternative rock
Length 37:24
Label MNW Records
Producer Ingemar Karlsson
The Wannadies chronology
Smile EP
The Wannadies
Singles from The Wannadies
  1. "Smile"
    Released: February 1989
  2. "My Home Town" b/w "Black Waters"
    Released: 1989
  3. "Heaven" b/w "Children of the Revolution"
    Released: 1990

The Wannadies is the début album by the Swedish alternative rock band The Wannadies. It was released in 1990 and reached number twenty-six on the Swedish Albums Chart.[1] The Wannadies includes the singles "My Home Town", "Heaven" and a new recording of the lead song from their début release Smile EP; "The Beast Cures the Lover".

Receiving positive reviews the album was originally released as an LP and CD in August 1990. The album was re-released in 1993 on Snap Records with a pair of covers original performed by T. Rex and The Go-Betweens respectively as bonus tracks. The artwork was designed by Hank with photography by Patrick Degerman.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Wiksten, S. Schönfeldt, F. Schönfeldt, Karlsson, Bergmark, Malmquist unless otherwise stated.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Together"   2:59
2. "Heaven"   3:16
3. "My Home Town"   3:23
4. "Things That You Love"   4:35
5. "How Beautiful is the Moon"   3:46
Side two
No. Title Length
6. "Innocent Me"   2:56
7. "So Many Lies"   3:06
8. "Smile"   3:08
9. "Anything"   3:19
10. "Black Waters"   3:09
11. "The Beast Cures the Lover"   3:41
1993 re-release CD bonus tracks
No. Title Writer(s) Length
12. "Children of the Revolution"   Marc Bolan 3:17
13. "Lee Remick"   McLennan, Forster 2:54


The Wannadies are
  • Pär Wiksten
  • Stefan Schönfeldt
  • Fredrik Schönfeldt
  • Gunnar Karlsson
  • Christina Bergmark
  • Björn Segnestam-Malmqvist
Additional musicians, technical and visual
  • Ingemar Karlsson - Additional Guitar
  • Curt-Åke, Nils - Percussion
  • Ingemar Karlsson - Producer
  • Johan Nilsson, The Wannadies - Producer ("Lee Remick")
  • Curt-Åke Stefan, Nils Löfstedt - Recording
  • Anders Lind, Michael Ilbert - Mixing
  • Hank - Sleeve
  • Patrick Degerman - Photography


  1. ^ "Discography The Wannadies". Retrieved 2012-02-05.