Apocalypse (Bill Callahan album)

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Apocalypse
Studio album by Bill Callahan
Released April 5, 2011 (2011-04-05)
Genre Contemporary folk, Americana
Length 40:24
Label Drag City
Bill Callahan chronology
Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle
(2009)
Apocalypse
(2011)
Dream River
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club (B+)[2]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[3]
Mojo 4/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media (8.0/10)[5]
PopMatters (7/10)[6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[7]
Spin (7/10)[8]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[9]
Uncut 4/5 stars[10]

Apocalypse is an album released on April 5, 2011 by Bill Callahan. It is the third studio album released under his own name, and fourteenth overall when including LPs released as Smog.[11] Mojo and Pitchfork both placed the album at number 23 on their "Top 50 albums of 2011" lists[12][13] while Uncut placed the album at number 25.[14]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Drover" - 5:24
  2. "Baby's Breath" - 5:30
  3. "America!" - 5:33
  4. "Universal Applicant" - 5:53
  5. "Riding for the Feeling" - 6:05
  6. "Free's" - 3:13
  7. "One Fine Morning" - 8:46

Personnel[edit]

Bass – Brian Beattie, Matt Kinsey

Drums – Neal Morgan

Electric Guitar – Bill Callahan, Matt Kinsey

Electric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Jonathan Meiburg

Piano – Jonathan Meiburg

Snare – Bill Callahan

Vocals – Bill Callahan

Fiddle – Gordon Butler

Flute – Luke Franco

Guitar [Classical] – Bill Callahan

Mastered By – Roger Seibel

Mixed By – Brian Beattie

Producer – Bill Callahan

Recorded By – John Congleton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ The AV Club review
  3. ^ Drowned in Sound review
  4. ^ Mojo review
  5. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  6. ^ PopMatters review
  7. ^ Rolling Stone review
  8. ^ Spin review
  9. ^ Tiny Mix Tapes review
  10. ^ Uncut review
  11. ^ "Bill Callahan - Apocalypse". Drag City. 2011-04-05. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 
  12. ^ "MOJO's Top 50 Albums Of 2011". Stereogum. December 2, 2011. Retrieved December 16, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Staff Lists: The Top 50 Albums of 2011". Pitchfork Media. December 15, 2011. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Uncut‘s Top 50 Albums Of 2011". Stereogum. 2011-11-29. Retrieved 2012-01-14. 

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