Be Brave

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Be Brave
Studio album by The Strange Boys
Released March 16, 2010 (2010-03-16)
Recorded 2009–2010
Genre Garage rock, R&B
Length 30:05
Label In The Red Records/ Rough Trade Records
The Strange Boys chronology
The Strange Boys and Girls Club
(2009)
Be Brave
(2010)

Be Brave is the second album by the band The Strange Boys. It was released via In The Red Records.

Critical reception[edit]

According to Metacritic, Be Brave has an average score of 69/100, indicating "generally favorable reviews" from critics.[1]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (69%)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars[3]
NME (7/10)[4]
PopMatters 5/10 stars[5]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[6]
Pitchfork Media 6.6/10 stars[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I See" - 3:08
  2. "A Walk On The Bleach" - 3:05
  3. "Be Brave" - 2:58
  4. "Friday In Paris" - 2:17
  5. "Between Us" - 3:20
  6. "Da Da" - 2:32
  7. "Night Might" - 2:13
  8. "Dare I Say" - 2:31
  9. "Laugh At Sex, Not Her" - 2:57
  10. "All You Can Hide Inside" - 2:11
  11. "The Unsent Letter" - 2:02
  12. "You Can't Only Love When You Want To" - 3:15

Personnel[edit]

  • Ryan Sambol: Guitar, Vocals, Harmonica
  • Philip Sambol: Bass
  • Greg Enlow: Guitar
  • Mike La Franchi: Drums
  • Jenna E. Thornhill DeWitt: Vocals, Sax
  • Tim Presley: Vocals, Laughs

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Be Brave". Metacritic. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "Be Brave Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Bruce, Gordon. "The Strange Boys Be Brave". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Wright, Lisa (22 February 2010). "Be Brave Review". NME. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Fiander, Matthew (22 March 2010). "The Strange Boys: Be Brave". PopMatters. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  6. ^ CG: Strange Boys
  7. ^ Kelly, Zach (18 March 2010). "Be Brave". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2 June 2014.