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Sneaky Sound System (2006 album)

Sneaky Sound System
Studio album by Sneaky Sound System
Released 12 August 2006 (2006-08-12)
(see release history)
Recorded at The House of Whack, Bondi Beach
Genre Electropop, dance
Length 49:18
Label Whack
Producer Black Angus & Peter Dolso
Sneaky Sound System chronology
Other Peoples Music
(2003)
Sneaky Sound System
(2006)
2
(2008)
Additional Covers
Collector's Edition
Singles from Sneaky Sound System
  1. "Hip Hip Hooray"
    Released: 15 November 2004
  2. "Tease Me"
    Released: 18 July 2004
  3. "I Love It"
    Released: 8 July 2006
  4. "Pictures"
    Released: 2 December 2006
  5. "UFO"
    Released: 28 April 2007
  6. "Goodbye"
    Released: 6 October 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic [1]

Sneaky Sound System is the self-titled debut album by Australian music collective Sneaky Sound System, released on 12 August 2006.

Information

The album entered the ARIA Charts at position 44 on 1 January 2007. The album produced four top 50 singles with "I Love It", "Pictures", "UFO" and "Goodbye". "Pictures" peaked at number one on the ARIA Club Chart with its Tonite Only remix. When the nominees for the 2007 ARIA Awards were announced Sneaky Sound System received five nominations for the album including Best Dance Release, Best Independent Release, Breakthrough Artist - Album, Best Group and Album of the Year [2] and at the awards they received two of their awards for Best Dance Release and Breakthrough Artist - Album.[3] In the following week, the album reached number five on the ARIA Albums Chart.[4] The album was certified 2x Platinum.[5]

A UK compilation album was released on 20 April 2009 featuring three tracks from Sneaky Sound System and nine from their second studio album 2.

Track listing

Sneaky Sound System – Standard edition[6]
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Love It"   A. McDonald 3:46
2. "Thin Disguise"   McDonald 4:34
3. "UFO"  
4:29
4. "Pictures"  
  • McDonald
  • Mitchell
3:16
5. "I D E W 2 L U"   McDonald 3:33
6. "You Should Have Told Me"  
  • McDonald
  • D. Downey
  • O. Eser
3:55
7. "Goodbye"  
  • McDonald
  • Downey
  • Mitchell
  • P. Dolso
4:54
8. "Hip Hip Hooray"   McDonald 3:44
9. "It's Over"   McDonald 3:17
10. "You're Hot"   McDonald 5:18
11. "Tease Me"   McDonald 3:51
12. "Maybe"   McDonald 4:41
Total length:
49:18

Personnel

  • Black Angus – all instruments, guitars (track 7, disc 2), producer, producer (track 7, disc 2)
  • Nick Broadhurst – midi sax (track 4)
  • Alex Caradetis – drum solo (track 2)
  • Miss Connie – vocals (track 7, disc 2)
  • Peter Dolso – all instruments, cover art (collector's edition), engineered, mixed by, producer
  • Stylaz Fuego – additional producer (track 2, disc 2), remixer (track 2, disc 2)
  • Dave Glass – cover art (also on collector's edition)
  • Jack Glass – additional producer (track 6, disc 2), remixer (track 6, disc 2)
  • Goodwill – additional producer (track 4, disc 2), remixer (track 4, disc 2)
  • Groove Terminator – additional producer (track 1, disc 2), remixer (track 1, disc 2)
  • Mike Marsh – mastering
  • Michael Morgan – engineer (track 7, disc 2)
  • Jonny Powell – additional producer (track 5, disc 2), remixer (track 5, disc 2)
  • Riot In Belgium – additional producer (track 3, disc 2), remixer (track 3, disc 2)
  • Sam LA More – additional producer (track 1, disc 2), engineer (track 1, disc 2), remixer (track 1, disc 2)
  • Bennie Single – cover art (also on collector's edition)
  • Sloan – bass (track 7, disc 2), keys (track 7, disc 2)
  • Chris Stracey – additional producer (track , disc 2), remixer (track 6, disc 2)
  • John-Paul Talbot – additional producer (track 5, disc 2), remixer (track 5, disc 2)
  • Van She Tech – additional producer (track 3, disc 2), remixer (track 3, disc 2)
  • Rob Woolf – piano solo (track 2)

Release history

Region Date Label Format Catalogue
Australia 16 August 2006 Whack CD, Digital download WHACK04[6]
15 September 2007 CD WHACK04X[8]
8 December 2007 CD, Digital download WHACK04CE[9]

Charts

Chart (2007) Peak
position
Australian ARIA Albums Chart[10] 5

External links

  • CD on Waterfront RecordsSneaky Sound System
  • "I Love It" CD single on Waterfront Records
  • "Pictures" CD single on Waterfront Records
  • "Goodbye" CD single on Waterfront Records
  • "Goodbye" Music Video on YouTube

References

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Music News: 2007 ARIA AWARDS
  3. ^ 2007 ARIA Award Winners
  4. ^ Sneaky Sound System Chart 11 November 2008
  5. ^ ARIA Accredations of 2007
  6. ^ a b Sneaky Sound System Original Release
  7. ^ "Sneaky Sound System". iTunes Store Australia. Apple Inc. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  8. ^ a b Sneaky Sound System Bonus Tracks
  9. ^ a b Sneaky Sound System Bonus CD
  10. ^ Sneaky Sound System – Sneaky Sound System
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