Traction (album)

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Studio album by Supergroove
Released 1994
Genre Rock
Funk rock
Label RCA Records
Supergroove chronology
Tractor (EP)
(1995)Tractor (EP)1995

Traction is the first album by New Zealand rock band Supergroove. It was released in 1994 by RCA Records[1], debuting at #1 on the National Album Charts and quickly reaching platinum status.[2] Before the band could record their second album, Che Ness left to leave to pursue a solo career, citing creative differences. To date, the album has achieved the requirements for platinum status five times over.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Scorpio Girls"
  2. "Your White Shirt"
  3. "Gotta Know (remix)"
  4. "Bugs & Critters"
  5. "Next Time"
  6. "Don't Look Down"
  7. "Sitting Inside My Head"
  8. "Can't Get Enough"
  9. "For Whatever Reason"
  10. "You Freak Me"
  11. "Only the Rain"


The album won Best Album at the 1995 New Zealand Music Awards.


  1. ^ Traction on allmusicguide
  2. a b Amplifier article on Supergroove
  3. a b Traction on iTunes
Preceded by
Blow by Straitjacket Fits
New Zealand Music Awards Album of the Year
Succeeded by
Killjoy by Shihad