On July 28, 1992.

On July 28, 1992, “Sire” label released “Gordon”, the debut Barenaked Ladies studio album. It was recorded in 1992, at “Le Studio” in Morin-Heights, Quebec, and was produced by Michael Phillip Wojewoda.

Personnel:

  • Steven Page – vocals, guitar, shaker, wat-ups, moronic intro synth, cartoon noises, secret noises
  • Ed Robertson – vocals, guitar, shaker, cowbell, bionic intro synth, crowd noise, funky mouth
  • Jim Creeggan – vocals, double bass, arco double bass, shaker, secret noises
  • Andy Creeggan – vocals, organ, piano, conga, tambourine, triangle, claves, cuíca, shaker, mark tree, güiro, finger cymbals, cabasa, vibraphone, scat, wat’ups, marimba, mbira, suitcase, secret noises
  • Tyler Stewart – vocals, drums, shaker, wat’ups, bass drum, snare drums
  • Michael Phillip Wojewoda – tambourine, teutonic intro vocal, shaker, stupid keyboard bass, secret noises
  • Lewis Melville – pedal steel guitar
  • Martin Tielli – guitar solo
  • Chris Brown – organ
  • Tim Witlson – bagpipes
  • Bob Wiseman – accordion
  • Dave Allen – fiddle
  • Chris Howells – flugelhorn
  • Catherine MacDonnell-Stephens – bassoon
  • Tom Walsh – trombone

The Jimmy Crack Horns

  • Nic Gotham – baritone saxophone
  • Gene Hardy – tenor saxophone
  • Chris Howells – trumpet
  • Tom Walsh – trombone

The Horn Cuskers

  • Nic Gotham – alto and baritone saxophone
  • Gene Hardy – tenor saxophone

The Suburban Tabernacle Choir

  • Dave Allen
  • Mike Barber
  • Gregor Beresford
  • Arlene Bishop
  • Chris Brown
  • Erica Buss
  • Meryn Cadell
  • Naida Creeggan
  • Matthew DeMatteo
  • Kate Fenner
  • Gene Hardy
  • Natalie Herbert
  • Shelley Hines
  • Sally Lee
  • Lewis Melville
  • Jason Mercer
  • Janet Morassutti
  • Moxy Früvous
  • Keith Nakonechny
  • Blair Packham
  • Matthew Page
  • Steve Pitkin
  • Jason Plumb
  • Rheostatics
  • Wilma Robertson
  • Tannis Slimmon
  • Earl Stokes
  • Wayne Stokes
  • Bob Wiseman
  • Michael-Philip Wojewoda – engineer, remix
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Page and Ed Robertson, except where noted.

  1. Hello City
  2. Enid
  3. Grade 9 – Andy Creeggan, Jim Creeggan, Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Tyler Stewart
  4. Brian Wilson – Steven Page, Ed Robertson
  5. Be My Yoko Ono
  6. Wrap Your Arms Around Me – Jim Creeggan, Steven Page, Ed Robertson
  7. What a Good Boy
  8. The King of Bedside Manor
  9. Box Set Page Robertson – Steven Page
  10. I Love You – Andy Creeggan, Jim Creeggan, Steven Page, Ed Robertson
  11. New Kid (On the Block) – Scott Dibble, Steven Page, Ed Robertson
  12. Blame It on Me
  13. The Flag – Steven Page
  14. If I Had $1000000
  15. Crazy
  16. Dat Folder – hidden track

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