The Boy with No Name

album by Travis

The Boy with No Name is an album by Indie pop band Travis and was released in May 2007. The name of this record came from the fact it took Francis Healy (singer) a long time to name his son.

The boy with no name
Studio album by
ReleasedMay, 2007
GenreIndie pop
Alternative rock

SongsEdit

All songs written by Fran Healy, except where noted.

  1. "3 Times and You Lose" (Healy, Andy Dunlop) – 4:14
  2. "Selfish Jean" – 4:00

This track uses several lyrics and the overall theme from the 1997 B-side "Standing on My Own" (which was included on the single release of "Tied to the 90's").[3]

  1. "Closer" – 4:00
  2. "Big Chair" (Healy, Dunlop) – 4:07
  3. "Battleships" – 4:11

Backing vocals provided by Julia Stone.

  1. "Eyes Wide Open" – 2:59
  2. "My Eyes" – 4:08
  3. "One Night" – 4:00
  4. "Under the Moonlight" (Susie Hug) – 4:00

Backing vocals provided by KT Tunstall.

  1. "Out in Space" – 3:35
  2. "Colder" (Healy, Dougie Payne) – 4:06
  3. "New Amsterdam" – 2:37
  4. "Sailing Away" (hidden bonus track) – 3:31
  5. Starts at 5:52 into last track (5:38 on UK and Mexican release).
  6. "Perfect Heaven Space" (UK bonus track) – 3:50
  7. "Say Hello" (iTunes bonus track) - 3:33 (Only available on the release date)

"Closer" was the first single the band released from this album.