Your New Favourite Band

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Your New Favourite Band
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Compilation album by
Released22 October 2001
Recorded1997–2000
Genre
Length28:08
Label
Producer
  • Pelle Gunderfelt
  • Freddy Flame
The Hives chronology
Veni Vidi Vicious
(2000)
Your New Favourite Band
(2001)
Tyrannosaurus Hives
(2004)
Singles from Your New Favourite Band
  1. "Hate to Say I Told You So"
    Released: 2002
  2. "Main Offender"
    Released: 2002
  3. "Die, All Right!/Supply and Demand"
    Released: 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[1]
NME6/10[2]
Pitchfork7.7/10[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide[4]

Your New Favourite Band is a collection by The Hives released in 2001, featuring tracks from their first two albums and the A.K.A. I-D-I-O-T EP. It was released by Alan McGee's Poptones record label, which was licensed the band's songs by Burning Heart Records. The decision to release such a compilation was made with the intention of achieving mainstream success in the UK and other territories. The album was featured in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hate to Say I Told You So" – 3:22
  2. "Main Offender" – 2:33
  3. "Supply and Demand" – 2:26
  4. "Die, All Right!" – 2:45
  5. "Untutored Youth" – 1:34
  6. "Outsmarted" – 2:21
  7. "Mad Man" – 2:29
  8. "Here We Go Again" – 2:12
  9. "A.K.A. I-D-I-O-T" – 2:11
  10. "Automatic Schmuck" – 2:17
  11. "Hail Hail Spit N' Drool" – 1:26
  12. "The Hives Are Law, You Are Crime" – 2:31

Some pressings of the album also contained videos for "Hate to Say I Told You So", "Main Offender", "Die, All Right!" and previously-unreleased video "A.K.A. I-D-I-O-T".

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Weekly charts performance for Your New Favourite Band
Chart (2001–2002) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 19
Irish Albums (IRMA)[7] 14
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[8] 21
Scottish Albums (OCC)[9] 4
UK Albums (OCC)[10] 7

Year-end charts[edit]

Year-end charts performance for Your New Favourite Band
Chart (2002) Position
UK Albums (OCC)[11] 69

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bush, John. "Your New Favourite Band – The Hives". AllMusic. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  2. ^ Fox, Jason (8 January 2002). "Hives : Your New Favourite Band". NME. Archived from the original on 24 March 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  3. ^ Deusner, Stephen M. (12 July 2004). "The Hives: Your New Favourite Band". Pitchfork. Retrieved 8 December 2018.
  4. ^ Frere-Jones, Sasha (2004). "The Hives". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (eds.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. p. 381. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  5. ^ Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (23 March 2010). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN 978-0-7893-2074-2.
  6. ^ "Australiancharts.com – The Hives – Your New Favourite Band". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography The Hives". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  8. ^ "Charts.nz – The Hives – Your New Favourite Band". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  9. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
  10. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  11. ^ "End of Year Album Chart Top 100 – 2002". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 May 2021.