Tubthumper

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Chumbawamba had been kicking around the British indie scene for years, releasing nine albums before Tubthumper unexpectedly brought the band to the top of the charts not only in England, but around the world. The difference between Tubthumper and the rest of Chumbawamba's catalog lay in "Tubthumping," a giddily infectious blend of big dance beats, pop hooks, and football chants. It's a standout single, one that finds the group at its catchiest, and there isn't anything quite as good on the remainder of Tubthumper, an album that finds the group downplaying its notorious political radicalism in favor of pop and dance. Still, there's a handful of cuts scattered ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Chumbawamba had been kicking around the British indie scene for years, releasing nine albums before Tubthumper unexpectedly brought the band to the top of the charts not only in England, but around the world. The difference between Tubthumper and the rest of Chumbawamba's catalog lay in "Tubthumping," a giddily infectious blend of big dance beats, pop hooks, and football chants. It's a standout single, one that finds the group at its catchiest, and there isn't anything quite as good on the remainder of Tubthumper, an album that finds the group downplaying its notorious political radicalism in favor of pop and dance. Still, there's a handful of cuts scattered throughout the record that make the album worthwhile, and there's no denying that "Tubthumping" is a hit single unlike any other. It's one of the least likely hit singles ever, and that alone makes the record distinctive.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/23/1997
  • Label: Umvd Labels
  • UPC: 601215309928
  • Catalog Number: 53099
  • Sales rank: 35,359

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Tubthumping (4:38)
  2. 2 Amnesia (4:08)
  3. 3 Drip, Drip, Drip (5:08)
  4. 4 The Big Issue (4:37)
  5. 5 The Good Ship Lifestyle (5:13)
  6. 6 One by One (5:45)
  7. 7 Outsider (4:08)
  8. 8 Creepy Crawling (4:03)
  9. 9 Mary, Mary (4:58)
  10. 10 Smalltown (3:13)
  11. 11 I Want More (4:01)
  12. 12 Scapegoat (5:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Chumbawamba Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Michael Cohen Vocals
Paul Greco Bass
Neil Ferguson Guitar, Keyboards
Jude Abbott Trumpet, Vocals
Alice Nutter Vocals
Danbert Novacon Vocals
Harry Hamer Drums
Dunstan Bruce Percussion, Vocals
Kye Coles Vocals
Abbott Sauce Works Band Brass
Chopper Cello
Lou Watts Keyboards, Vocals
Boff "Beagle" Whaley Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
Chumbawamba Arranger, Producer, Engineer
Neil Ferguson Producer, Engineer
Gutter People Contributor
Harry Hamer Programming
Geoff Clout Contributor
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