The Week Never Starts Round Here

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The Week Never Starts Round Here
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Studio album by Arab Strap
Released 25 November 1996
Recorded MCM Studios
Hamilton, Scotland
Genre Alternative rock
Length 49:36
Label Chemikal Underground
Producer Paul Savage
Arab Strap chronology
The Week Never Starts Round Here
(1996)
Philophobia
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]
Drowned in Sound (7/10) (reissue)[2]
Pitchfork Media (6.5/10) [3]
(6.8/10) (reissue)[4]
PopMatters 7/10 stars (reissue)[5]

The Week Never Starts Round Here is the debut studio album by Arab Strap, released on November 25, 1996, on Chemikal Underground. During a 2009 interview, Malcolm Middleton stated that The Week Never Starts Round Here is his favourite Arab Strap release: "it’s completely undiluted and free from any self-expectations, which we later developed."[6]

Arab Strap also included a song entitled "The Week Never Starts Round Here" on their 2003 album Monday at the Hug and Pint.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Aidan Moffat and Malcolm Middleton.

  1. "Coming Down" – 3:35
  2. "The Clearing" – 5:52
  3. "Driving" – 2:11
  4. "Gourmet" – 2:40
  5. "I Work in a Saloon" – 2:35
  6. "Wasting" – 3:42
  7. "The Smell of Outdoor Cooking" – 3:38
  8. "General Plea to a Girlfriend" – 1:44
  9. "The First Big Weekend" – 4:53
  10. "Kate Moss" – 4:50
  11. "Little Girls" – 2:29
  12. "Phone Me Tonight" – 4:28
  13. "Blood" – 2:54
  14. "Deeper" – 7:35

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