Underneath the Radar

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Underneath the Radar
Underworld Underneath the Radar.jpg
Studio album by Underworld
Released 16 February 1988 (1988-02-16)
Recorded 1987
Genre Funk, rock, synthpop
Length 50:06
Label Sire
Producer Rupert Hine, Underworld
Underworld chronology
Underneath the Radar
Change the Weather
Singles from Underneath the Radar
  1. "Underneath the Radar"
    Released: July 1988
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Starpulse 3/5 stars[2]

Underneath the Radar is the debut album by Underworld, released in 1988 (see 1988 in music). The album was a success in both Australia and the US (where it reached #139 on the Billboard 200). The title track of the album was released as a single which reached top five on the ARIA singles charts and number seventy-four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.

The album was recorded in one continuous single take and was promoted as such to underscore the technical expertise of the band members.[citation needed] Promotional appearances for the album's release featured the band playing the entire album live and in sequence.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Karl Hyde, Rick Smith, and Alfie Thomas.

  1. "Glory! Glory!" – 5:42
  2. "Call Me No.1" – 5:05
  3. "Rubber Ball (Space Kitchen)" – 3:38
  4. "Show Some Emotion" – 4:24
  5. "Underneath the Radar" – 6:05
  6. "Miracle Party" – 1:26
  7. "I Need a Doctor" – 4:51
  8. "Bright White Flame" – 5:09
  9. "Pray" – 5:43
  10. "The God Song" – 6:01



Chart (1988) Peak
Australian ARIA Albums Chart[3] 32
U.S. Billboard 200[4] 139