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Hats Off to the Buskers

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Recorded  2006
Producer  The View Owen Morris
Artist  The View
Label  1965 Records
Length  40:45
Hats Off To The Buskers (2007)  Which Bitch? (2009)
Release date  22 January 2007
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Released  22 January 2007 (2007-01-22)
Genres  Indie rock, Indie pop, Post-punk
Similar  The View albums, Indie rock albums

The view comin down


Hats Off to the Buskers is the debut album by Scottish band The View. It was released on 22 January 2007 on 1965 Records. It was reported on the band's official forum that the album had leaked to various internet sites in mid December 2006. The album entered the UK Albums Chart at #1 on 28 January 2007. The album charted at #45 in the UK end of year album chart, after selling around 319,000 copies in 2007. The album has been certified platinum.

Contents

The song "Wasteland" is also the background music for the Nike "Show Us Your 5" advertisement.

The view comin down live bbc the music show


Reception

Initial critical response to Hats Off to the Buskers was positive. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 75, based on 17 reviews.

Track listing

All songs written by Kyle Falconer.

  1. "Comin' Down" – 2:57
  2. "Superstar Tradesman" – 3:13
  3. "Same Jeans" – 3:33
  4. "Don't Tell Me" – 3:22
  5. "Skag Trendy" – 3:00
  6. "The Don" – 3:09
  7. "Face for the Radio" – 3:18
  8. "Wasted Little DJs" – 3:57
  9. "Gran's for Tea" – 2:33
  10. "Dance Into the Night" – 3:05
  11. "Claudia" – 2:40
  12. "Street Lights" – 2:57
  13. "Wasteland" – 2:26
  14. "Typical Time" – 0:35

US release w/ bonus tracks:

  1. "Posh Boys"
  2. "Skag Trendy" (live at Abertay University, Dundee)
  3. "Same Jeans" (live at the Astoria, London)

Credits

  • Kyle Falconer - Vocals, Guitar, Piano
  • Kieren Webster - Vocals and Bass
  • Pete Reilly - Lead Guitar
  • Steven Morrison - Drums
  • Songs

    1Comin' Down2:57
    2Superstar Tradesman3:14
    3Same Jeans3:33

    References

    Hats Off to the Buskers Wikipedia


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