Demolished Thoughts

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Demolished Thoughts
Studio album by Thurston Moore
Released 24 May 2011[1]
Recorded 2010
Genre Acoustic rock
Label Matador Records
Producer Beck
Thurston Moore chronology
Trees Outside the Academy
(2007)
Demolished Thoughts
(2011)
The Best Day
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
AV Club A[3]
BLARE Magazine (3.5/5)[4]
Clash (magazine) (7/10)[5]
Drowned in Sound 8/10 stars[6]
Pitchfork Media (8.1/10)[7]
Slant Magazine 3/5 stars[8]

Demolished Thoughts is an acoustic rock album by American musician Thurston Moore. Mojo placed the album at number 18 on its list of "Top 50 albums of 2011"[9] while Uncut placed the album at number 23.[10]

Background and recording[edit]

Demolished Thoughts was produced by Beck Hansen and recorded in 2010 in Massachusetts and Los Angeles.[11] The title derives from The Faith's "It’s Time".[12]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Thurston Moore.

  1. "Benediction" - 5:16
  2. "Illuminine" - 4:02
  3. "Circulation" - 4:10
  4. "Blood Never Lies" - 5:07
  5. "Orchard Street" - 6:56
  6. "In Silver Rain With a Paper Key" - 5:43
  7. "Mina Loy" - 4:02
  8. "Space" - 6:39
  9. "January" - 4:52
  10. "This Train Is Bound for Glory (iTunes Bonus Track)"

Personnel[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Katzif, Michael. "First Listen: Thurston Moore, 'Demolished Thoughts'". NPR. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  2. ^ Heather Phares (2011-05-24). "Demolished Thoughts - Thurston Moore | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  3. ^ Martins, Chris (2011-05-24). "Thurston Moore: Demolished Thoughts | Music | MusicalWork Review". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  4. ^ "REVIEW: Thurston Moore – “Demolished Thoughts” : BLARE". Blaremagazine.com. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  5. ^ "Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts | Reviews | Clash Magazine". Clashmusic.com. 2011-05-23. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  6. ^ Ward, Mark (2011-05-18). "Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  7. ^ "Thurston Moore: Demolished Thoughts | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 2011-05-24. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  8. ^ "Thurston Moore: Demolished Thoughts | Music Review". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2013-09-15. 
  9. ^ "MOJO's Top 50 Albums Of 2011". Stereogum. December 2, 2011. Retrieved December 16, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Uncut‘s Top 50 Albums Of 2011". Stereogum. 2011-11-29. Retrieved 2013-09-12. 
  11. ^ "Thurston Moore Announces New Solo Album". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 
  12. ^ "Matador Records". Matador Records. Retrieved 2011-05-17. 

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