Guitar Romantic

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Guitar Romantic
Studio album by The Exploding Hearts
Released April 1, 2003
Recorded April 2002
Genre Punk rock
Power pop
Label Dirtnap
Screaming Apple
Producer The Exploding Hearts, Pat Kearns

Guitar Romantic is the first and only studio album by American punk rock band The Exploding Hearts, released both by Dirtnap Records and Screaming Apple Records in 2003.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Modern Kicks"   Adam Cox, Jeremy Gage, Terry Six 3:18
2. "I'm a Pretender"   King Louie Bankston, Cox 2:31
3. "Thorns in Roses"   Bankston, Cox 2:42
4. "You're Black & Blue"   Cox 2:05
5. "Sleeping Aides & Razorblades"   Bankston, Cox 2:36
6. "Rumours in Town"   Bankston, Cox 2:32
7. "Throwaway Style"   Bankston, Cox 2:58
8. "Boulevard Trash"   Bankston, Cox 2:10
9. "Jailbird"   Bankston, Cox, Six 3:37
10. "Still Crazy"   Cox, Gage, Six 4:04

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (8.8/10)[2]
PopMatters (favorable)[3]
Stylus Magazine (C)[4]
Publication Country Accolade Year Rank
Pitchfork Media US The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s 2009 60

Pitchfork Media listed the song "Modern Kicks" at 290 in its list of "The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Guitar Romantic - The Exploding Hearts". Allmusic. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  2. ^ LeMay, Matt. "The Exploding Hearts: Guitar Romantic - Album Reviews - Pitchfork". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ Colle, Liam. "The Exploding Hearts: Guitar Romantic < PopMatters". PopMatters. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ Unterberger, Andrew. "The Exploding Hearts - Guitar Romantic - Review - Stylus Magazine". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Staff Lists: The Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s: 500-201". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved January 31, 2012.