Birds of Tokyo (album)

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Birds of Tokyo
Studio album by Birds of Tokyo
Released 23 July 2010
Recorded 2010
Genre Alternative rock
Label EMI
Producer Scott Horscroft and Adam Spark
Birds of Tokyo chronology
Universes
(2008)
Birds of Tokyo
(2010)
March Fires
(2013)
Singles from Birds of Tokyo
  1. "The Saddest Thing I Know"
    Released: 23 April 2010
  2. "Plans"
    Released: 30 July 2010
  3. "Wild at Heart"
    Released: 12 November 2010
  4. "Circles"
    Released: 11 March 2011

Birds of Tokyo is the ARIA Award winning third album from Australian alternative rock band Birds of Tokyo, released on 23 July 2010, through EMI Records. It was recorded in Sydney, Australia, New York City, U.S.A., London, U.K., and Gothenburg, Sweden, produced by Scott Horscroft, co-produced by Adam Spark and mixed by Michael Brauer.

History[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

In early 2010 the band returned to the studio to commence work on their third album. March 2010 saw the release of "The Saddest Thing I Know" and the announcement of an Australian tour by the same name, supported by New Zealand-based band Midnight Youth. The second single "Plans" was premiered on Richard Kingsmill's '2010' show on Triple j Radio on Sunday 20 June.

Track listing[edit]

CD[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Plans"   3:38
2. "The Saddest Thing I Know"   3:08
3. "The Dark Side of Love"   3:42
4. "In the Veins of Death Valley"   4:10
5. "Circles"   4:20
6. "Wild at Heart"   4:01
7. "The Gap"   3:47
8. "Murmurs"   4:21
9. "The Unspeakable Scene"   3:20
10. "Waiting for the Wolves"   2:58
11. "If This Ship Sinks (I Give In)"   6:58

DVD[edit]

  • 'The Saddest Thing I Know' Promotional Video Clip (3.14)
  • 'The Saddest Thing I Know' (3D Version) Promotional Video Clip (3.14)
  • The Making Of 'The Saddest Thing I Know' (2.55)
  • The Making Of 'The Saddest Thing I Know' (3D Version) (3.11)
  • 'Plans' Promotional Video Clip (3.37)
  • The Making Of 'Plans' (6.17)
  • Studio 301 Live Session (‘The Saddest Thing I Know’, ‘Murmurs’, ‘Wild At Heart’, 'Circles', ‘In The Veins Of Death Valley’ and 'Wayside') (28.49)
  • Making Of The Album Studio Footage (11.02)
  • Interview with Scott Horscroft And Adam Spark (14.15)
  • Photo Montage (52 Photos) (2.53)

Personnel[edit]

  • Ian Kenny - vocals
  • Adam Spark - guitar
  • Adam Weston - drums
  • Anthonny Jackson - bass

Credits[edit]

  • All songs written by Birds of Tokyo
  • Producer - Scott Horscroft
  • Co-producer - Adam Spark
  • Engineer (assistant) - Jean-Paul Fung
  • Mixer - Michael Brauer
  • Mastering - Bob Ludwig
  • Recorded – Big Jesus Burger Studios
  • Recorded – Svenska Grammofonstudion
  • Recorded – Air Studios
  • Mixed – Electric Lady Studios
  • Mastered – Gateway Mastering


References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review