Ultraglide in Black

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Ultraglide in Black
Studio album by The Dirtbombs
Released May 21, 2001
Genre Garage punk
Length 44:27
Label In the Red
The Dirtbombs chronology
Horndog Fest
Ultraglide in Black
Dangerous Magical Noise
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Guy Peters 4.5/5 stars [2]
Metro Times 4/5 stars [3]
NME 4/5 stars [4]
Spin 4/5 stars [4]

Ultraglide in Black is an album by the American rock music group The Dirtbombs.

The album is mostly covers of Soul and Funk songs. The band leader Mick Collins stated that this album was his tribute to the black music he grew up with. The only song that is not a cover is "Your Love Belongs Under a Rock".

The album cover pays homage to Stevie Wonder's 1967 album cover for I Was Made to Love Her.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original artist Length
1. "Chains of Love" J.J. Barnes, M. Davis, D. Davis J.J. Barnes 2:21
2. "If You Can Want" Smokey Robinson The Miracles 2:57
3. "Underdog" Sly Stone Sly & the Family Stone 3:35
4. "Your Love Belongs Under a Rock" Mick Collins The Dirtbombs 2:20
5. "I'll Wait" George Clinton The Parliaments 3:00
6. "Living For the City" Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder 3:07
7. "The Thing" Larry Bright Larry Bright 2:02
8. "Kung-Fu" Curtis Mayfield Curtis Mayfield 5:42
9. "Ode to a Black Man" Phil Lynott Phil Lynott 3:38
10. "Got to Give It Up" Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye 4:03
11. "Livin' For the Weekend" Kenny Gamble, Cary Gilbert, Leon Huff The O'Jays 3:29
12. "I'm Qualified to Satisfy You" Barry White Barry White 3:53
13. "Do You See My Love (For You Growing)" R. Beavers, Johnny Bristol Junior Walker & the All-Stars 4:20


  1. ^ Siwek, Douglas. The Dirtbombs: Ultraglide in Black > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 20 July 2011.
  2. ^ Peters, Guy. "The Dirtbombs: Ultraglide in Black". Guy's Music Review Site. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Handyside, Chris. "The Dirtbombs: Ultraglide in Black". Metro Times. Archived from the original on March 5, 2002. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Ultraglide in Black > Professional Reviews". Buy.com. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 

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