Frame & Canvas

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Frame & Canvas
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Studio album by Braid
Released April 17, 1998
Recorded December 1997 at Inner Ear Studios.
Genre Emo, post-hardcore
Label Polyvinyl
Braid chronology
The Age of Octeen
(1996)
Frame & Canvas
(1998)
Lucky to be Alive
(2000)
Singles from Frame and Canvas
  1. "First Day Back"
    Released: October 7, 1997

Frame & Canvas is the third studio album by American emo band Braid, released April 17, 1998 on Polyvinyl.

Upon its release, Frame and Canvas received critical acclaim from critics and fans alike, and is considered a staple album of 90's emo rock. Despite the success of the album, Braid disbanded in 1999, and was their last full-length studio album featuring new material for 16 years until the release of No Coast in 2014.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

NME listed the album as one of "20 Emo Albums That Have Resolutely Stood The Test Of Time".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The New Nathan Detroits" – 4:18
  2. "Killing a Camera" – 2:34
  3. "Never Will Come for Us" – 3:31
  4. "First Day Back" – 3:22
  5. "Collect from Clark Kent" – 3:26
  6. "Milwaukee Sky Rocket" – 3:13
  7. "A Dozen Roses" – 4:15
  8. "Urbana's Too Dark" – 3:26
  9. "Consolation Prize Fighter" – 3:13
  10. "Ariel" – 2:38
  11. "Breathe In" – 2:16
  12. "I Keep a Diary" – 5:47

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frame & Canvas at AllMusic
  2. ^ "20 Emo Albums That Have Resolutely Stood The Test Of Time". NME.com. January 14, 2015. Retrieved July 29, 2015.