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The Wannadies - Be a Girl 180g Import Vinyl LP - direct audio

The Wannadies - Be a Girl 180g Import Vinyl LP

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The Wannadies Be a Girl 180g Import Vinyl LP

Swedish rockers The Wannadies reached internationally stardom by releasing their third album Be A Girl. Single "You and Me Song" became the group's biggest hit, peaking at number eighteen in the United Kingdom. The song featured on the soundtrack of Baz Luhrmann's film Romeo + Juliet (starring Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio). But the magic of the album goes further, “Might Be Stars" became another UK hit, and sounds exactly like the Britpop from that time. The sound of summer is what makes this record so wonderful, from the start to the end.

Initial recording sessions for third album, Be a Girl, proved unsuccessful—first choice producer Dagge Lunquist took paternity leave late in 1993 and a second attempt with producer Micke Herrström had to be abandoned after just a week and a half when, first engineer Adam Kviman, then Herrström were taken sick with hearing injuries.

"Love in June", the only song to be completed with Micke Herrström, was released as a single while the band tried again to record Be a Girl, this time with producer Nille Perned. The album was finally finished by autumn 1994 and was released along with second single, "You and Me Song", to critical acclaim in their native country. Shortly afterwards the band came to the attention of Indolent Records in the United Kingdom who signed The Wannadies in the summer of 1995.

The Wannadies Be a Girl Track Listing:

1. You And Me Song
2. Might Be Stars
3. Love In June
4. How Does It Feel?
5. Sweet Nymphet
6. New World Record
7. Dying For More
8. Soon You’re Dead
9. Do It All The Time
10. Dreamy Wednesdays
11. Kid

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