Wonderland (The Charlatans album)

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Wonderland
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Studio album by The Charlatans
Released 10 September 2001
Recorded 2001
Genre Alternative rock
Length 57:31
Label Universal Records
Producer The Charlatans, Danny Saber and James Spencer
The Charlatans chronology
Us and Us Only
(1999)
Wonderland
(2001)
Songs from the Other Side
(2002)
Singles from Wonderland
  1. "Love Is The Key"
    Released: 27 August 2001
  2. "A Man Needs to Be Told"
    Released: 19 November 2001
  3. "You're So Pretty – We're So Pretty"
    Released: (withdrawn)

Wonderland is the seventh album by the British alternative rock band The Charlatans, released on 10 September 2001.

Jamie Oliver named the album in his book Jamie's kitchen as an inspiration for his cooking.[citation needed]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 75/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
Blender 3/5 stars link
NME 8/10[3]
Pitchfork Media 7.8/10[4]
RTÉ.ie 4/5 stars link

At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Wonderland received an average score of 75, based on 17 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1] NME[5] and Q[6] listed Wonderland as one of the best 50 albums of 2001.

Track listing[edit]

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

  1. "You're So Pretty – We're So Pretty" – 4:44
  2. "Judas" – 4:04
  3. "Love Is the Key" – 4:28
  4. "A Man Needs to Be Told" – 4:33
  5. "I Just Can't Get Over Losing You" – 4:54
  6. "The Bell and the Butterfly" – 4:17
  7. "And If I Fall" – 5:18
  8. "Wake Up" – 5:10
  9. "Is It in You?" – 4:45
  10. "Ballad of the Band" – 5:56
  11. "Right On" – 4:22
  12. "Love to You" – 4:54
    UK release only. Rest of the world release does not include "Right On" and "Love To You". Japanese release includes "Right On" and "Love To You" as well as the following:
  13. "It's About Time" – 3:53
  14. "Shotgun" – 3:20
  15. "Viva la Sociale" – 3:20
  • "It's About Time" and "Viva la Sociale" are featured as B-sides on the UK single release of "Love Is the Key".
  • "Shotgun" is featured as the B-side on the UK single release of "A Man Needs to Be Told".

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Critic Reviews for Wonderland". Metacritic. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Wonderland - The Charlatans UK". AllMusic. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Kessler, Ted. "Charlatans : Wonderland". NME. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Tangari, Joe (16 January 2002). "The Charlatans UK: Wonderland". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  5. ^ NME Staff. "Albums and Tracks of the Year for 2001". NME. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "The Best 50 Albums of 2001". Q. December 2001. pp. 60–65.