Burn the Maps

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Burn the Maps
Studio album by The Frames
Released September 17, 2004
Recorded Black Box Studios, France; Electrical Audio, Chicago, Illinois; Joe's House
Genre Rock
Length 56:30
Label Plateau Records
The Frames chronology
Set List
(2003)
Burn the Maps
(2004)
The Cost
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
The New York Times (not rated) link
Pitchfork Media (4.7/10) link
Billboard 8/10 stars link
The Austin Chronicle 4/5 stars link
Planet Sound (7/10)
Stylus Magazine B+ link

Burn The Maps is the fifth studio album by The Frames, released in Ireland on Plateau Records on September 17, 2004 and worldwide on ANTI- Records on February 8, 2005.

This was their first studio album to go to #1 in the Irish Album Charts. The songs "Fake", "Finally" & "Sideways Down" became their highest charting hits, reaching 4, 6, and 10 respectively.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Happy"
  2. "Finally"
  3. "Dream Awake"
  4. "A Caution to the Birds"
  5. "Trying"
  6. "Fake"
  7. "Sideways Down"
  8. "Underglass"
  9. "Ship Caught in the Bay"
  10. "Keepsake"
  11. "Suffer in Silence"
  12. "Locusts"

The song "Dream Awake" is featured in the NBC drama series Life at the end of series premiere and "Finally" is featured at the end of episode 11 of the first season, "Fill It Up".

Chart positions[edit]

Country Position
Ireland 1
The Netherlands 54

External links[edit]