Underdogs (album)
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Underdogs Album
Underdogs
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Studio album by Matthew Good Band
Released October 7, 1997 (CAN)
August 25, 1998 (International)
Recorded Greenhouse Studios, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Genre Alternative rock
Length 57:27
Label Mercury Records, Darktown Records, Polygram Records
Producer Warne Livesey
Matthew Good Band chronology
Raygun (EP)
(1996)Raygun (EP)1996
Underdogs
(1997)
Lo-Fi B-Sides (EP)
(1998)Lo-Fi B-Sides (EP)1998
Singles from Underdogs
  1. "Everything Is Automatic"
    Released: 1997
  2. "Indestructible"
    Released: 1997
  3. "Apparitions"
    Released: 1998
  4. "Rico"
    Released: 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic4/5 stars[2]

Underdogs is the second full-length studio album by the Canadian alternative rock group Matthew Good Band. It was released in Canada in 1997 on Mercury Records. In a 2000 poll by music magazine Chart, Underdogs was voted the 18th Greatest Canadian album of all time.[3]

Commercial performance

Underdogs was the band's most successful album yet, being certified Platinum in Canada and being nominated for "Best Rock Album" at the 1999 Juno Awards.[4] By March 2003, the album had sold 200,000 units in Canada,[5] achieving Double Platinum status.

Track listing

All words by Matthew Good, all music by Good and Dave Genn, except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Deep Six"3:32
2."Everything Is Automatic"4:17
3."Apparitions"5:11
4."My Out of Style Is Coming Back"3:16
5."Strangest One of All"4:41
6."Middle Class Gangsters"5:37
7."Rico" (Good, Genn, Lloyd, Browne)3:26
8."Prime Time Deliverance" (Good)5:33
9."The Inescapable Us" (Good)3:12
10."Indestructible"3:24
11."Invasion 1"4:04
12."Look Happy, It's the End of the World"3:47
13."Change of Season"7:21

Personnel

Note: Todd Kerns performs backing vocals on "Everything Is Automatic" and "Rico" (not part of MGB)
  • Warne Livesey - Producer, Engineer, Mixer
  • Frank Weipert - Manager
  • Dean Maher - Assistant
  • Zach Blackstone - Engineer
  • Stephen Marcussen (Precision Mastering, Los Angeles, CA) - Mastering
  • Legal: Jonathan Simkin
  • Accounting: Davidson & Co.
  • Don C. Tyler - Digital editor
  • Leanne Petersen - Cover photos
  • Andrea Marouk - Additional photos
  • Garnet Armstrong - Album design
  • Manufacturer: Darktown Records
  • Distributor: A&M Records, a division of PolyGram Inc.

References


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