Atlas (Battles song)

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"Atlas"
Single by Battles
from the album Mirrored
B-side "Atlas" (DJ Koze Remix)
Released April 2, 2007 (2007-04-02)[1]
Format CD, 12-inch, digital download[1]
Genre Indie rock, experimental rock, art rock, post-rock, math rock
Length 7:09
Label Warp
Writer(s) Battles
Battles singles chronology
"Tras"
(2004)
"Atlas"
(2007)
"Tonto"
(2007)

"Atlas" is a song by the American experimental rock band Battles. The song is the second track of Battles' debut album Mirrored, and was released as the lead single on April 2, 2007. "Atlas" received critical acclaim and was included on many critics' year-end and decade-end best songs lists. It was included in the video game LittleBigPlanet.[2] The song was also used by Dodge for their advertisement of the 2013 Dodge Dart.

Accolades[edit]

Publication Country Accolade Year Rank
Pitchfork Media  United States Top 100 Tracks of 2007[3] 2007 2
Pitchfork Media  United States The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s[4] 2009 42
NME  United Kingdom 150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years[5] 2011 54

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Atlas" – 7:09
  2. "Atlas" (DJ Koze Remix) – 7:04

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Releases / Battles / Attlas". Warp Records. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  2. ^ ref
  3. ^ "The Top 100 Tracks of 2007". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years". NME.com. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 

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