Den of Thieves (album)

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Den of Thieves
Studio album by The Trews
Released August 16, 2005 (CAN)
April 18, 2006 (US)
Genre Hard rock, alternative rock
Length 57:05
Label Epic, RED Distribution
Producer Jack Douglas
The Trews chronology
House of Ill Fame
(2003)
Den of Thieves
(2005)
No Time For Later
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
CHARTattack 4/5 stars[2]

Den of Thieves is the second full-length album by Canadian rock band The Trews. It was released in 2005 on Epic Records, and peaked at number 6 on the Canadian Albums Chart.[3]

The first single from this album was "So She's Leaving", and it was followed by "Yearning", "Poor Ol' Broken Hearted Me" and "I Can't Say".

The album was certified Gold (50,000 copies) by the CRIA in January 2006.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Sean Dalton, Colin MacDonald, John-Angus MacDonald, Jack Syperek unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Fire Up Ahead" – 3:01
  2. "Makin' Sunshine" – 3:47
  3. "Cry" – 3:41
  4. "Sweetness" – 3:33
  5. "I Can't Say" – 4:19
  6. "So She's Leaving" – 3:08
  7. "Yearning" – 3:58
  8. "The Pearl (More Than Everything)" (Gordie Johnson, MacDonald, MacDonald) – 4:50
  9. "Poor Ol' Broken Hearted Me" (Patrick Ballantyne, Johnson, MacDonald, James MacDonald) – 4:18
  10. "Ana & Mia" – 3:20
  11. "Naked" (Tracy Bonham) – 4:00
  12. "Montebello Park" (Johnson, MacDonald, MacDonald) – 3:58
  13. "Got Myself To Blame" (Featuring Kelly Hoppe) (Dalton, MacDonald, MacDonald, Syperek) – 3:24
  14. "The Traveling Kind" – 3:26
  15. "Ishmael & Maggie" (Johnson, MacDonald, MacDonald) – 4:20

On the U.S. release, "The Pearl (More Than Everything)" was replaced with "Tired of Waiting" from The Trews' previous album, House of Ill Fame.[5]

Personnel[edit]

  • Daniel J. Coe – arranger, programming
  • Sean Dalton – percussion, drums, vocals (background)
  • Jack Douglas – percussion, vocals (background), producer
  • Attila Fias – piano, organ (hammond)
  • Kelly Hoppe – harmonica
  • Michael Jack – engineer
  • Amoy Levy – vocals (background)
  • Colin MacDonald – guitar (rhythm), keyboards, vocals
  • John-Angus MacDonald – banjo, guitar, mandolin, guitar (rhythm), harmonium, keyboards, vocals (background), melodica, lap steel guitar
  • Andrew MacNaughtan – photography
  • Steve McDade – horn
  • Gord Myers – horn
  • Mark Renner – assistant engineer
  • Jack Syperek – bass, harmonium, vocals (background)
  • Steve Wingfield – horn

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ CHARTattack review
  3. ^ "The Trews Album & Song Chart History – Canadian Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certification – January 2006". Canadian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2011-02-23. 
  5. ^ "Den of Thieves: The Trews: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  • Den of Thieves (CD booklet). The Trews. Toronto, ON: Epic. 2005. p. 10.