Control (Pedro the Lion album)

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Control
Studio album by Pedro the Lion
Released April 16, 2002
Recorded 2001?
Genre Indie rock
Length 40:18
Label Jade Tree (JT1072)
Producer David Bazan
Pedro the Lion chronology
Progress
(2000)
Control
(2002)
Achilles Heel
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media (7.2/10) [2]
Rolling Stone (favorable) [3]

Control is the third full-length album by Pedro the Lion. It was released on April 16, 2002 on Jade Tree Records. It is a concept album about a business man who is having an affair on his wife, who kills him. It covers such subject matter as infidelity, parenthood, greed, vengeance, and fear of death.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Bazan except "Penetration" and "Second Best", which were co-written with Casey Foubert.

  1. "Options" – 3:56
  2. "Rapture" – 3:26
  3. "Penetration" – 3:55
  4. "Indian Summer" – 3:21
  5. "Progress" – 4:09
  6. "Magazine" – 4:01
  7. "Rehearsal" – 3:48
  8. "Second Best" – 6:00
  9. "Priests And Paramedics" – 4:35
  10. "Rejoice" – 3:11

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bregman, Adam. Control (Pedro the Lion album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  3. ^ Rolling Stone review