Thirteen (Teenage Fanclub album)

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Thirteen
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Studio album by Teenage Fanclub
Released 4 October 1993
Recorded October 1992-April 1993
Studio Ca Va Studios, Glasgow, Scotland
Genre Alternative rock
Length 49:43
Label Creation
Producer Andy MacPherson, Teenage Fanclub
Teenage Fanclub chronology
Bandwagonesque
(1991)Bandwagonesque1991
Thirteen
(1993)
Deep Fried Fanclub
(1995)Deep Fried Fanclub1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[2]
NME7/10[3]
Robert Christgau(neither)[4]

Thirteen is the fourth album by Scottish alternative rock band Teenage Fanclub, released in 1993. It was named after the song "Thirteen" by Big Star, a band that has heavily influenced Teenage Fanclub. The self-produced[5] album was poorly received by critics on its release.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Hang On"Love5:05
2."The Cabbage"Blake2:56
3."Radio"Love2:56
4."Norman 3"Blake4:36
5."Song to the Cynic"Love3:36
6."120 Mins"McGinley3:07
7."Escher"McGinley3:19
8."Commercial Alternative"Blake2:40
9."Fear of Flying"Love5:25
10."Tears Are Cool"McGinley3:48
11."Ret Liv Dead"Blake2:09
12."Get Funky"O'Hare1:22
13."Gene Clark"Love6:38

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review
  3. ^ NME review
  4. ^ Robert Christgau Teenage Fanclub reviews
  5. ^ Taylor, Steve (2006). A to X of Alternative Music. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 259. 
  6. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Thirteen — Teenage Fanclub". AllMusic. Retrieved 1 November 2016.