Up at the Lake

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Up at the Lake
Studio album by The Charlatans
Released 17 May 2004
Recorded 2004
Genre Alternative rock
Length 45:05
Label Island
Producer The Charlatans, James Spencer
The Charlatans chronology
Up at the Lake
Singles from Up at the Lake
  1. "Up at the Lake"
    Released: 10 May 2004
  2. "Try Again Today"
    Released: 26 July 2004
  3. "Loving You Is Easy"
    Released: 20 December 2004 (Radio only promo single)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 72/100 link
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars link
entertainment.ie 4/5 stars link
The Guardian 4/5 stars link

Up at the Lake is the eighth album by the British alternative rock band The Charlatans, released on 17 May 2004. It is the band's only album to have never received a U.S. release.

The lake pictured on the cover is Pickemere Lake in Pickmere, Cheshire - near to where lead singer Tim Burgess grew up in nearby Northwich.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Blunt/Brookes/Burgess/M. Collins/Rogers

  1. "Up at the Lake" – 3:45
  2. "Feel the Pressure" – 3:35
  3. "As I Watch You in Disbelief" – 3:48
  4. "Cry Yourself to Sleep" – 4:25
  5. "Bona Fide Treasure" – 3:24
  6. "High Up Your Tree" – 4:01
  7. "Blue for You" – 3:56
  8. "I'll Sing a Hymn (You Came to Me)" – 2:43
  9. "Loving You Is Easy" – 5:00
  10. "Try Again Today" – 3:42
  11. "Apples and Oranges" – 4:20
  12. "Dead Love" – 2:21

UK and Japanese release as above. Rest of the world release does not include "I'll Sing a Hymn (You Came to Me)".


In popular culture[edit]

The track "Try Again Today" featured in an advert for Dobbies Garden Centres in the late 2000s


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