United (Phoenix album)

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United
PhoenixUnitedalbumcover.jpg
Studio album by
Released
  • 8 June 2000 (Germany)
  • 12 June 2000 (UK)
  • 13 June 2000 (France)
  • 19 September 2000 (US)
RecordedStudio Gang, Studio 2 and Studio PlusXXX, France
GenreIndie pop
Length38:48
Label
Producer
Phoenix chronology
United
(2000)
Alphabetical
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
The Guardian3/5 stars[2]
The List5/5 stars[3]
NME8/10[4]
Pitchfork8.6/10[5]
Q4/5 stars[6]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[7]
Spin7/10[8]

United is the debut studio album by French indie pop band Phoenix, released in 2000. Singles released from the album include "Too Young", "If I Ever Feel Better" and "Party Time".

Commercial performance[edit]

According to Virgin France, as of April 2004, the album has shipped 150,000 units worldwide. [9]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Phoenix.

No.TitleLength
1."School's Rules"1:32
2."Too Young"3:19
3."Honeymoon"5:00
4."If I Ever Feel Better"4:26
5."Party Time"2:14
6."On Fire"2:49
7."Embuscade"3:57
8."Summer Days"3:15
9."Funky Squaredance"
  • "Part One"
  • "Part Two"
  • "Part Three"
9:38
10."Definitive Breaks"1:40
US/iTunes bonus track
No.TitleLength
11."Too Young" (Zoot Woman Remix)3:53

Personnel[edit]

Phoenix

Additional musicians

Production and design

  • Phoenix – production, mixing ("Definitive Breaks")
  • Stephane Briat aka Alf – production, recording, mixing ("Embuscade")
  • Alex Firla – production, recording
  • Philippe Zdar – mixing (all tracks except "Embuscade", "Party Time", and "Definitive Breaks")
  • Jean-Paul Gonnod – mixing ("Too Young")
  • Julian Delfaud – mixing ("Party Time", "Definitive Breaks")
  • Mike March – mastering
  • Alexandre Courtès – cover design
  • Félix Lahrer – cover photograph

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Peak
position
2001 French Albums (SNEP)[10] 90
2004 Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[11] 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "United – Phoenix". AllMusic. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  2. ^ Clarke, Betty (9 June 2000). "Phoenix: United (Source Records)". The Guardian.
  3. ^ Bromley, Catherine (8 June 2000). "Phoenix: United (Source)". The List (388): 56. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  4. ^ Martin, Piers (11 July 2000). "Phoenix – United". NME. Archived from the original on 11 July 2000. Retrieved 21 August 2017.
  5. ^ Murray, S. "Phoenix: United". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on 11 May 2006. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  6. ^ "Phoenix: United". Q (30th anniversary special ed.) (361): 118. 2016.
  7. ^ Hunter, James (26 October 2000). "Phoenix: United". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 19 September 2003. Retrieved 26 June 2017.
  8. ^ Walters, Barry (October 2000). "Phoenix: United / Sunna: One Minute Science". Spin. 16 (10): 176–77. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  9. ^ Martin, James (24 April 2004). "French Phoenix Rises". Billboard. Retrieved 17 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Lescharts.com – Phoenix – United". Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  11. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Phoenix – United". Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 April 2014.

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