Gambling with God

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Gambling with God
Studio album by Magneta Lane
Released 15 September 2009
Genre Indie Rock, Alternative Rock
Length 37:34
Label Last Gang (Canada)
Universal Records (US)[1]
Producer Jon Drew[2]
Magneta Lane chronology
Dancing with Daggers
(2006)
Gambling with God
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
CHARTattack 3/5 stars[3]
Off the Dial (favorable)[4]
Pitchfork Media (6.8/10.0)[5]
The Torontoist (favorable)[6]

Gambling with God is the second studio album by the Canadian indie-rock girl group Magneta Lane, released September 15, 2009 on Last Gang Records in Canada. Gambling with God is available in the USA for download as of November,9th 2010.

Background[edit]

Lead singer Lexi Valentine said that the album "is about finding out exactly where you want to go and getting there without stopping for anything — but taking those things that matter along the way" when asked about the record. She also stated that "It's also about power, strength and heart. And being honest with yourself. The sound is hopeful, bright, and at peace with life's twists and turns."[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lady Bones" - 3:14
  2. "Violet's Constellations" - 4:20
  3. "House of Mirrors" - 3:06
  4. "Castles" - 4:14
  5. "September Came" - 3:52
  6. "Bloody French" - 3:42
  7. "Love and Greed" - 4:00
  8. "Gambling With God" - 3:09
  9. "All the Red Feelings" - 3:53
  10. "Queen of Hearts" - 4:04
  11. "Shatter" - 3:22 (US Bonus Track)

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Tour[edit]

Magneta Lane is set to hit the road in the USA in 2011 to support the release on November, 9th 2010.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gambling With God". Allmusic. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Harper, Kate. "Magneta Lane Are Gambling With God (And Last Gang)". CHARTattack. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  3. ^ McLean, Steve. "Magneta Lane — Gambling With God". CHARTattack. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  4. ^ Gouveia, Nic. "CD Review: Magneta Lane ~ Gambling With God". Off the Dial. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  5. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry. "Magneta Lane — Gambling With God". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 23 August 2010. 
  6. ^ Villeneuve, Nicole. "Sound Advice: Gambling with God by Magneta Lane". The Torontoist. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  7. ^ "Gambling With God". Last.fm. Retrieved 26 November 2009. 
  8. ^ "Magneta Lane Official Myspace". Myspace.com. Retrieved 26 November 2009.