A New Tide

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A New Tide
Studio album by Gomez
Released 28 March 2009
Recorded Charlottesville, Virginia
Chicago, Illinois
Genre Indie rock
Label ATO Records (US)
Eat Sleep Records (UK)
Producer Gomez
Brian Deck
Gomez chronology
Five Men In A Hut (DVD)
(2006)
A New Tide
(2009)
Whatever's on Your Mind
(2011)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 61/100 [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
Austin Chronicle 2/5 stars link
The Guardian 2/5 stars 2009
Pitchfork Media 5.4/10 link
Slant Magazine 2.5/5 stars link
Spin 6/10 link
Paste 8.1/10 [2]
PopMatters 8/10 stars [3]

A New Tide is the sixth studio album by the British indie rock band Gomez. It was released on 28 March 2009 in Australia, 30 March 2009 in the UK, and on 31 March 2009 in the US.

Reception[edit]

Initial critical response to A New Tide was generally average. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received a score of 61, based on 17 reviews.[1]

The album debuted at number 60 on the Billboard 200, selling 10,000 copies in its first week.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Gomez except where noted

  1. "Mix" – 4:16
  2. "Little Pieces" – 3:24
  3. "If I Ask You Nicely" – 3:07
  4. "Lost Track" – 4:00
  5. "Win Park Slope" – 4:20
  6. "Bone Tired" – 2:17
  7. "Airstream Driver" (Gomez, Hurley, Tim Rutili) – 3:56
  8. "Natural Reaction" – 4:16
  9. "Very Strange" – 4:43
  10. "Other Plans" – 4:24
  11. "Sunset Gates" – 4:58

Personnel[edit]

  • Ian Ball – vocals, guitar
  • Ben Ottewell – vocals, guitar
  • Paul Blackburn – bass
  • Tom Gray – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Olly Peacock – drums, synths, computers

iTunes bonus track[edit]

  1. "Engine"

Airstream Driver Single[edit]

  1. "Airstream Driver"
  2. "Edit"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gomez:A New Tide (2009): Reviews". Metacritic. CNET Networks, Inc. Archived from the original on 6 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-07. 
  2. ^ "Urban rules on US albums chart". Music Week. 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 

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