Geeving

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Geeving
Studio album by Abandon All Ships
Released October 5, 2010 (2010-10-05)
(see release history)
Genre Electronicore, post-hardcore, metalcore, hard trance, electropop
Length 33:11
Label Universal Music Canada, Rise, Velocity, Underground Operations
Producer Mark Spicoluk
Abandon All Ships chronology
Abandon All Ships
(2009)
Geeving
(2010)
Infamous
(2012)
Singles from Geeving
  1. "Take One Last Breath"
    Released: June 29, 2010
  2. "Megawacko 2.0"
    Released: August 24, 2010
  3. "Geeving"
    Released: December 17, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk 39%[1]
Alter the Press! 2/5 stars[2]
Ultimate Guitar Archive (6.7/10)[3]

Geeving is the debut studio album by Canadian electronicore band Abandon All Ships. It was released on October 5, 2010 on Universal Music Canada, Underground Operations, Rise Records, and Velocity Records.[4] The album peaked at number 27 on the Canadian Hot 100, and number 16 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart.[5][6]

The album's lead single, "Take One Last Breath", was released on June 29, 2010 for digital download.[7][7] It managed to peak at number 5 on the Canadian Rock Charts and number 65 on the Canadian Pop Charts.[8] A music video directed by Davin Black premiered on MTV's Headbanger's Ball on August 24, 2010, and VH1 on August 27.[9][10] The album's second single, "Megawacko 2.1", was released on August 24, 2010 for digital download,[11] whilst the music video premiered on MuchMusic the same day.[12][13][14] A B-side from the album, "Maria (I Like It Loud)", was available for free download online. It is the last album to feature lead guitarist Kyler Stephen Browne as well as Daniel and Andrew Paiano.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Abandon All Ships. 

No. Title Length
1. "Bro My God"   2:34
2. "Geeving" (featuring Jhevon Paris) 3:36
3. "Megawacko 2.1"   3:52
4. "When Dreams Become Nightmares"   3:51
5. "Strange Love"   1:07
6. "Family Goretrait" (featuring Rody Walker of Protest the Hero) 3:14
7. "Guardian Angel" (featuring Lena Katina) 4:10
8. "Structures"   3:36
9. "Heaven"   3:30
10. "Take One Last Breath"   3:40
Total length:
33:11

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format Catalog number
United States[15] October 5, 2010 Velocity Records CD B003Z9Q4TE
Canada[16] October 5, 2010 Universal Music Canada, Underground Operations CD B0041O9AUC
Europe[17] October 6, 2010 Rise Records CD AAS0DL0100-DL00

Personnel[edit]

Credits for Geeving adapted from Allmusic.[18]

Musicians[edit]


Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abandon All Ships – Geeving – Album Review". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved August 6, 2011. 
  2. ^ Reid, Sean. (2009-08-20) Alter the Press! review. Alterthepress.com. Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  3. ^ Ultimate Guitar Archive review. Ultimate-guitar.com. Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  4. ^ Abandon All Ships | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's. Myspace.com (August 20, 2011). Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  5. ^ "Music Soundscan Charts". Neilson Soundscan. October 14, 2010. Retrieved October 16, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Geeving – Abandon All Ships". Billboard. Retrieved October 16, 2010. 
  7. ^ a b Single Release/Discovered Airing/Ontario & US Tour van Abandon All Ships op Myspace. Myspace.com (June 29, 2010). Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  8. ^ [1][dead link]
  9. ^ New layout, new single, new video, new STDs... van Abandon All Ships op Myspace. Myspace.com (August 21, 2010). Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  10. ^ "Take One Last Breath" by Abandon All Ships | Music Video. VH1.com. Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  11. ^ iTunes – Music – Megawacko2.0 – Single by Abandon All Ships. Itunes.apple.com (August 24, 2010). Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  12. ^ New layout, new single, new video, new STDs... van Abandon All Ships op Myspace. Blogs.myspace.com (August 21, 2010). Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  13. ^ Toronto’s Abandon All Ships To Release ‘Geeving” October 5 on Velocity/Rise Records. EastScene (August 25, 2010). Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  14. ^ Abandon All Ships : MerchNOW. New.merchnow.com. Retrieved on October 22, 2011.
  15. ^ "Amazon.com: Geeving: Abandon All Ships: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  16. ^ "Geeving: Abandon All Ships: Amazon.ca: Music". Amazon.ca. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  17. ^ "Abandon All Ships – Geeving CD & Autographed Poster : MerchNOW". MerchNOW. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  18. ^ "Geeving – Abandon All Ships". Allmusic. Retrieved October 13, 2010.