Destroyer's Rubies

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Destroyer's Rubies
Studio album by Destroyer
Released February 21, 2006
Genre Indie rock
Length 53:46
Label Merge
Producer John Collins, Dave Carswell
Destroyer chronology
Notorious Lightning & Other Works
(2005)
Destroyer's Rubies
(2006)
Trouble In Dreams
(2008)

Destroyer's Rubies is the seventh studio album from Destroyer and the follow-up to the 2005 EP Notorious Lightning & Other Works.

Release[edit]

The album peaked at #24 on Billboard's Top Heatseekers music chart, and made it to #30 on the magazine's Top Independent Albums chart.[citation needed]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club A[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.5/10)[3]
Rockfeedback (4/5)[4]
Stylus Magazine B+[5]

The album was highly acclaimed by many reviewers. Online music magazine Pitchfork Media placed Destroyer's Rubies at number 158 on their list of the top 200 albums of the 2000s.[6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rubies" – 9:25
  2. "Your Blood" – 4:14
  3. "European Oils" – 4:52
  4. "Painter in Your Pocket" – 4:09
  5. "Looters' Follies" – 7:25
  6. "3000 Flowers" – 3:46
  7. "A Dangerous Woman Up to a Point" – 6:01
  8. "Priest's Knees" – 3:06
  9. "Watercolours into the Ocean" – 4:43
  10. "Sick Priest Learns to Last Forever" – 5:53

Personnel[edit]

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