Blue Record

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Blue Record
Studio album by Baroness
Released October 13, 2009
Recorded The Track Studio
Genre Sludge metal, progressive metal
Length 44:25
Label Relapse
Producer John Congleton
Baroness chronology
Red Album
(2007)
Blue Record
(2009)
Yellow & Green
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
BBC (favorable)[2]
Decibel 10/10 stars[citation needed]
Pitchfork Media (8.5/10)[3]
Rock Sound (9/10)[4]
Imperiumi 7.50/10 stars[5]

Blue Record is the second LP released by the heavy metal band Baroness.[6] Blue Record was released on October 13, 2009. It is considered the sister album to the previous album, Red Album. Blue Record debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart,[7] and was named Decibel '​s number 1 record of 2009.[8] In 2013, Blue Record was named the 20th Greatest Metal Album in History by "LA Weekly".[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Bullhead's Psalm"   1:20
2. "The Sweetest Curse"   4:31
3. "Jake Leg"   4:23
4. "Steel That Sleeps the Eye"   2:38
5. "Swollen and Halo"   6:35
6. "Ogeechee Hymnal"   2:36
7. "A Horse Called Golgotha"   5:21
8. "O'er Hell and Hide"   4:22
9. "War, Wisdom and Rhyme"   4:26
10. "Blackpowder Orchard"   1:01
11. "The Gnashing"   4:18
12. "Bullhead's Lament"   2:59

Personnel[edit]

  • John Dyer Baizley – vocals, guitar, piano, artwork
  • Allen Blickle – drums
  • Pete Adams – guitar, vocals
  • Summer Welch – bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ Freeman, Phil (October 13, 2009). "Blue Record - Baroness". Allmusic. Retrieved October 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ Gardner, Noel (October 19, 2009). "Music - Review of Baroness - Blue Record". BBC. Retrieved October 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ Currin, Grayson (November 3, 2009). "Baroness: Blue Record | Album Reviews". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ Stewart-Panko, Kevin (October 14, 2009). "Baroness - Blue Album | Reviews | Rock Sound". Rock Sound. Retrieved October 27, 2011. 
  5. ^ Jukka Kolehmainen (2010-01-16). "Levyarviot: Baroness - Blue Record". Imperiumi. Retrieved October 7, 2012. 
  6. ^ Shop.relapse.com (authorization required).
  7. ^ "Blue Record - Baroness (2009)". Billboard.com. Retrieved October 29, 2009.
  8. ^ "Decibel's Top 40 Albums of 2009". Stereogum. November 24, 2009. Retrieved October 27, 2011. 
  9. ^ "The 20 Greatest Metal Albums in History: The Complete List". Retrieved March 26, 2013.