United (Phoenix album)

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United
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Studio album by Phoenix
Released
  • June 8, 2000 (Germany)
  • June 12, 2000 (UK)
  • June 13, 2000 (France)
  • September 19, 2000 (US)
Recorded Studio Gang, Studio 2 and Studio PlusXXX, France
Genre Indie pop
Length 38:48
Label
Producer
Phoenix chronology
United
(2000)
Alphabetical
(2004)Alphabetical2004
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[2]
The List 5/5 stars[3]
NME 8/10[4]
Pitchfork 8.6/10[5]
Q 4/5 stars[6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[7]
Spin 7/10[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".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Phoenix.

No. Title Length
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. Title Length
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 Courtlès – cover design
  • Félix Lahrer – cover photograph

Charts[edit]

Year Chart Peak
position
2001 French Albums (SNEP)[9] 90
2004 Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[10] 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 (361): 118. June 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. ^ "Lescharts.com – Phoenix – United". Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  10. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Phoenix – United". Hung Medien. Retrieved 29 April 2014.

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