Alight of Night

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Alight of Night
Studio album by Crystal Stilts
Released October 28, 2008
Genre Noise pop, post-punk
Length 37:05
Label Slumberland Records (US), Angular Records (UK)
Crystal Stilts chronology
Alight of Night
(2008)
In Love with Oblivion
(2011)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (76/100) [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Drowned In Sound (9/10)[3]
MOJO 4/5 stars[4]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[5]
LAUNCHcast (9/10)[6]
NME (8/10)[7]
Pitchfork Media (8.1/10)[8]
Spin 3/5 stars[9]
Prefix (8.5/10)[10]
Strange Glue (9/10)[11]
The Wire 4/5 stars[12]

Alight of Night is the debut album by noise pop band Crystal Stilts, released in 2008.[13] "Departure" and "Shattered Shine" were released as singles. "The Dazzled" and "Prismatic Room" were also in frequent rotation on Sirius XMU around the album's release.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Dazzled" – 3:56
  2. "Crystal Stilts" – 2:57
  3. "Graveyard Orbit" – 3:26
  4. "Prismatic Room" – 3:36
  5. "The Sinking" – 2:35
  6. "Departure" – 4:28
  7. "Shattered Shine" – 2:51
  8. "Verdant Gaze" – 2:08
  9. "Bright Night" – 2:22
  10. "Spiral Transit" – 3:45
  11. "The City In The Sea" – 4:59

Personnel[edit]

  • Brad Hargett – vocals
  • JB Townsend – guitar
  • Kyle Forester – keyboards
  • Andy Adler – bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ Critic Reviews for Alight of Night. Metacritic. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Gourlay, Dom (January 21, 2009). "Drowned In Sound review". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  4. ^ MOJO review (Metacritic)
  5. ^ Michael Hann (February 13, 2009). "The Guardian review". London: Guardian. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  6. ^  2 hrs ago (April 20, 2011). "LAUNCHcast review". Uk.launch.yahoo.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  7. ^ "NME review". Nme.com. February 28, 2009. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  8. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  9. ^ Everdell, Abigail. "Spin review". Spin.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  10. ^ Prefix review
  11. ^ "Strange Glue review". Strangeglue.com. February 17, 2009. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  12. ^ The Wire review (Metacritic)
  13. ^ zhenyuga. "Alight Of Night Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More at Metacritic". Metacritic.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011.