Wonderlustre

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Wonderlustre
Skunk Anansie Wonderlustre.jpg
Studio album by
Released13 September 2010
Recorded2010
Genre
Length41:03
LabelV2, earMUSIC, Carosello
ProducerSkunk Anansie, Brio Taliaferro and Jeremy Wheatley
Skunk Anansie chronology
Smashes and Trashes
(2009)
Wonderlustre
(2010)
Black Traffic
(2012)
Singles from Wonderlustre
  1. "My Ugly Boy"
    Released: 15 August 2010
  2. "Talk Too Much" / "Over the Love"
    Released: 8 November 2010
  3. "You Saved Me"
    Released: 24 January 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
BBC(favourable) link
Kerrang!4/5 stars[citation needed]

Wonderlustre is the fourth studio album by the British rock band Skunk Anansie. It was the band's first full studio album since Post Orgasmic Chill in 1999. It was released on 13 September 2010 in Europe on V2 Records, earMUSIC and Carosello Records and was preceded by the single "My Ugly Boy", which was released on 16 August 2010. The album is available digitally, as a single CD, a 2 CD tour edition set, a CD/DVD digipack and as a 12" double LP.

In 2012 it was awarded a silver certification from the Independent Music Companies Association,[2] which indicated sales of at least 20,000 copies throughout Europe.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Skunk Anansie; except where indicated

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."God Loves Only You" 3:48
2."My Ugly Boy" 3:27
3."Over the Love" 3:27
4."Talk Too Much"Skin, Elliot King3:20
5."The Sweetest Thing" 3:38
6."It Doesn't Matter" 2:46
7."You're Too Expensive for Me"Skin, Elliot King, Wayne Riches2:29
8."My Love Will Fall" 3:56
9."You Saved Me" 3:38
10."Feeling the Itch" 3:06
11."You Can't Always Do What You Like" 3:31
12."I Will Stay But You Should Leave" 3:58
13."Would You?" (Digital Bonus Track) 2:58
14."Over The Love (Shoreditch Version)" (Tour Edition Only) 3:26
15."You Saved Me (Shoreditch Version)" (Tour Edition Only) 3:20
16."Tracy's Flaw (Shoreditch Version)" (Tour Edition Only) 3:25
17."I Will Stay But You Should Leave (Shoreditch Version)" (Tour Edition Only) 3:50
18."God Loves Only You (Shoreditch Version)" (Tour Edition Only) 4:04
19."Because Of You (Acoustic Version live at 3FM, Holland)" (Tour Edition Only) 3:37

DVD[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."The Making of Wonderlustre"10:09
2."Skunk Anansie on the Road – Festivals 2010"11:47
3."My Ugly Boy – Video"3:27
4."The Making of My Ugly Boy"8:39

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Austrian Albums Chart[3] 33
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)[3] 19
Belgian Albums Chart (Wallonia)[3] 47
Dutch Albums Chart[3] 12
European Albums Chart[4] 20
French Albums Chart[3] 67
Italian Albums Chart[5] 1
Polish Albums Chart[6] 9
Swiss Albums Chart[3] 11
UK Albums Chart 58

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Italy (FIMI)[7] Gold 30,000*
Poland (ZPAV)[8] Gold 10,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b AllMusic link
  2. ^ http://www.impalamusic.org/node/163
  3. ^ a b c d e f Steffen Hung. "Skunk Anansie - Wonderlustre". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
  4. ^ "Billboard".
  5. ^ "FIMI - Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana - Benvenuto!". Fimi.it. Retrieved 2013-08-01.
  6. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. 2010-09-19. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
  7. ^ "Certificazione Album fisici e digitali settimana 24 del 2012" (PDF) (in Italian). Federation of the Italian Music Industry. Retrieved 26 June 2012.
  8. ^ "Polish album certifications – Skunk Anansie – Wonderlustre" (in Polish). Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 19 November 2018.