Forgiveness Rock Record

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Forgiveness Rock Record
Studio album by Broken Social Scene
Released May 4, 2010
Genre Indie rock, baroque pop
Length 63:31
Label Arts & Crafts
Producer John McEntire
Broken Social Scene chronology
Something for All of Us...
(2008)
Forgiveness Rock Record
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
BBC (mixed)[2]
BLARE Magazine 4.5/5 stars[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]
Pitchfork Media (8.3/10)[5]
PopMatters 9/10 stars[6]
The Skinny 5/5 stars[7]
Snob's Music (8.5/10)[8]
Spin 3.5/5 stars[9]
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[10]

Forgiveness Rock Record is the fourth studio album by Canadian indie rock musical collective Broken Social Scene, released by the Arts & Crafts record label on May 4, 2010.[11] The critically acclaimed album, produced by John McEntire of the band Tortoise, features guest appearances by Leslie Feist, Emily Haines of Metric, Scott Kannberg from Pavement, and Sebastien Grainger of Death from Above 1979.[4]

The album was a shortlisted nominee for the 2010 Polaris Music Prize.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "World Sick"   6:47
2. "Chase Scene"   3:31
3. "Texico Bitches"   3:49
4. "Forced to Love"   3:34
5. "All to All"   4:49
6. "Art House Director"   3:32
7. "Highway Slipper Jam"   4:26
8. "Ungrateful Little Father"   6:41
9. "Meet Me in the Basement"   3:43
10. "Sentimental X's"   5:40
11. "Sweetest Kill"   5:09
12. "Romance to the Grave"   4:47
13. "Water in Hell"   4:25
14. "Me and My Hand"   2:05

Lo-Fi for the Dividing Nights[edit]

Lo-Fi for the Dividing Nights is an EP that was available as a digital download with pre-orders of Forgiveness Rock Record. It was also available as a promo CD with purchases of Forgiveness Rock Record at some record stores in Canada and the U.S.

No. Title Length
1. "New Instructions"   1:42
2. "Sudden Foot Loss"   2:37
3. "Shabba Lights"   1:31
4. "Song for Dee"   2:06
5. "Eling's Haus"   1:40
6. "Professor Sambo"   2:32
7. "Never Felt Alive"   1:52
8. "Paperweight Room"   1:54
9. "Turbo Mouse"   2:09
10. "Far Out"   3:41

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Canadian Albums Chart[13] 1
Top 20 Indie Individual Albums[14] 5
Billboard 200[15] 34

References[edit]

Preceded by
Iron Man 2 (soundtrack) by AC/DC
Canadian Albums Chart number-one album
May 15, 2010 – May 22, 2010
Succeeded by
My World 2.0 by Justin Bieber