Coathanger Antennae

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Coathanger Antennae
Coat hanger Antennae by Diesel.jpg
Studio album by Diesel
Released 17 June 2006
Recorded Freight Train Studios & Morleigh Glen '05
Genre Alternative rock, Blues music
Length 48:50
Label Liberation Records
Diesel chronology
Singled Out
(2004)
Coathanger Antennae
(2006)
Days Like These
(2008)
Singles from Coathanger Antennae
  1. "Saviour"
    Released: February 2006
  2. "Crazytown"
    Released: May 2006
  3. "Steal My Sunshine"
    Released: 2007[1]

Coathanger Antennae is an album by Diesel released in June 2006.[2] The album reached a peak of #23 on the ARIA Charts in July 2006.

Coathanger Antennae is an album Diesel recorded himself, playing virtually live to tape - a method Diesel swears "worked well for the Beatles". "There's an old joke about a band in a recording studio, and after they've done a take the sound engineer says into their headphones: 'Yeah, it sounds like shit, come on in!' That's the way making records is these days - everything can be fixed later, and it's easy to get sucked into that method of recording, brick by brick, layer upon layer." [3]

Coathanger Antennae was recorded in two months with Diesel backed by bassist Richie Vez and drummer Lee Moloney. In 2018 ,Diesel said; “I want to make records where I can play with other people and just have fun. I want to make records where I can play with other people and just have fun.”[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Sea by Stars
  2. Saviour
  3. Beautiful Life
  4. Up in My Room
  5. Moon Morning
  6. Let You In
  7. Positive+
  8. Crazytown
  9. No Sign for Like
  10. Is It Ok Love
  11. I Do
  12. Wait For Me
  13. Steal My Sunshine

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[5] 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steal My Sunshine". Diesel Music. Retrieved 10 June 2018. 
  2. ^ Coathanger Antennae at AllMusic. Retrieved 20:33, 19 January 2016 (UTC).
  3. ^ "Diesel fuming? Actually, he's just happy to still be playing". www.theage.com.au. 13 December 2006. Retrieved 16 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "DIESEL NEW GREATEST HITS ALBUM + 'GIVE ME SATURDAY NIGHT' NATIONAL TOUR". Mushroom Promotions. 27 May 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018. 
  5. ^ "Australiancharts.com – DIESEL – COATHANGER ANTENNAE". Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 April 2016.