Get the Knack


Get the Knack

Infobox Album |
Name = Get the Knack
Type = Album
Artist = The Knack


Released = April 1979
Recorded = 1978
Genre = New Wave
Length = 40:58
Label = Capitol
Producer = Mike Chapman
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|4.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:sz63tr29klox~T1 link]
*Robert Christgau (B-) [http://www.robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?id=2073&name=The+Knack link]
*"Rolling Stone" (favorable) [http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/theknack/albums/album/112204/review/6067515/get_the_knack link]
Last album = -
This album = "Get the Knack" (1979)
Next album = "...But the Little Girls Understand" (1980)

"Get the Knack" is the debut album by The Knack. It was released in April 1979 and includes their famous single "My Sharona", which reached #1 on the U.S. charts and remained in the top spot for six weeks. The second single from the album, "Good Girls Don't," was also a success, reaching #11. The album also spent six weeks at #1 on the US albums chart.

Track listing

# "Let Me Out"
# "Your Number or Your Name"
# "Oh Tara"
# "(She's So) Selfish"
# "Maybe Tonight"
# "Good Girls Don't"
# "My Sharona"
# "Heartbeat"
# "Siamese Twins (The Monkey and Me)"
# "Lucinda"
# "That's What the Little Girls Do"
# "Frustrated"

Chart positions

succession box
before = "Bad Girls" by Donna Summer
title = "Billboard" 200 number-one album
years = August 11 - September 14 1979
after = "In Through the Out Door" by Led Zeppelin
succession box
before = "The Very Best of Leo Sayer" by Leo Sayer
title = Australian Kent Music Report number-one album
years = September 3 - September 16 1979
September 24 - October 7 1979
after = "Slow Train Coming" by Bob Dylan


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