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The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers

The Modern Lovers – The Modern Lovers 1

The Modern Lovers is the eponymous debut studio album by the American rock band the Modern Lovers. It was released on Beserkley Records in 1976, although the original nine tracks had been recorded in 1972 (or 1971 in the case of “Hospital”). Six of the original tracks were produced by John Cale. In 2003, the album was ranked number 381 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Released: August 1976

Recorded: September 1971: Intermedia Sound, Boston, MA (track 6), March 1972: first demos with John Cale (tracks 1-5, 7) and A & M Studios, L.A., CA (tracks 8-9), October 1973: Goldstar Studios, Hollywood, CA (bonus tracks)

Genre: Rock, Proto-punk, Art rock

Length: 34:51 (original release), 44:06 (1989 CD reissue), 62:13 (2003 CD reissue)

Label: Beserkley, Rhino (reissue)

Producers: John Cale, Robert Appere and Alan Mason

No Singles released from the Album

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