Emotionalism (album)

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Emotionalism
Studio album by The Avett Brothers
Released May 15, 2007
Genre Folk
Length

58:45 (Standard Edition)

67:49 (iTunes Edition)
Label Ramseur Records
The Avett Brothers chronology
The Gleam
(2006)
Emotionalism
(2007)
The Second Gleam
(2008)

Emotionalism is an album released in 2007 by folk artists, The Avett Brothers under Ramseur Records. The album's widespread success launched The Avett Brothers into the national spotlight, catching the eye of producer Rick Rubin who would then produce their next album I And Love And You. This album is considered to have launched them onto a national stage.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net (83%) link
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Paste Magazine 4.5/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10) link
Stylus Magazine (A) link

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by The Avett Brothers.[1]

  1. "Die, Die, Die" - 2:50
  2. "Shame" - 3:53
  3. "Paranoia in B-Flat Major" - 3:37
  4. "The Weight of Lies" - 4:29
  5. "Will You Return?" - 2:46
  6. "The Ballad of Love and Hate" - 5:20
  7. "Salina" - 4:44
  8. "Pretty Girl from Chile" - 5:42
  9. "All My Mistakes" - 5:07
  10. "Living of Love" - 4:31
  11. "I Would Be Sad" - 3:44
  12. "Pretty Girl from San Diego" - 3:50
  13. "Go to Sleep" - 4:04
  14. "Hand-Me-Down Tune" - 4:07
  15. "In the Curve" (iTunes Bonus Track) - 3:44
  16. "Tales of Coming News" (iTunes Bonus Track) - 5:20

Personnel[edit]

The Avett Brothers

  • Seth Avett – lead & backing vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, piano, organ, glockenspiel, drums, percussion
  • Scott Avett – lead & backing vocals, banjo, acoustic & electric guitars, piano, drums, percussion
  • Bob Crawford – backing vocals, upright & electric bass, saxophones, bass clarinet, trumpet, percussion

Additional Musicians

  • Joe Kwon – cello (5, 7, 10, 13, 14), vocals (12)
  • Paleface - vocals, harmonica, guitar (13)
  • Donny Herron - fiddle (8, 13)
  • Monica Samalot - drums (13)

Notes and References[edit]

  1. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/emotionalism-bonus-track-version/id253497527