Howe Sounds/Taking Abalonia

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Howe Sounds/Taking Abalonia
Studio album by Said the Whale
Released Canada June 3, 2008
Genre Indie rock
Length 43:03
Label Upper Management Recording Co.
Said the Whale chronology
West Coast Christmas
(2007)
Howe Sounds/Taking Abalonia
(2008)
West Coast Christmas 2008
(2008)

Howe Sounds/Taking Abalonia is a re-release of Said the Whale's debut album Taking Abalonia along with seven new songs. The album was re-released on June 3, 2008 in Canada and soon after on iTunes.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Chart Attack 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Bancroft and Worcester.

No. Title Length
1. "This City's a Mess"   3:00
2. "Howe Sounds"   3:06
3. "Curse of the Currents"   5:12
4. "The Light Is You"   1:38
5. "My Government Heart"   3:59
6. "Last Tree Standing"   3:04
7. "The Real of It"   1:40
8. "This Winter I Retire"   3:58
9. "Live Off Lamb"   2:20
10. "The Banks of the English Bay"   1:59
11. "Better for You"   1:55
12. "Lady Hourglass, Your Head's On Fire!"   2:26
13. "Fish and Stars II"   1:01
14. "Plans for the Future"   3:52
15. "Taking Abalonia"   3:53
Total length:
43:03

Personnel[edit]

On Howe Sounds (Tracks 1-7):

  • Ben Worcester - guitar, vocals
  • Tyler Bancroft - guitar, vocals
  • Jeff LaForge - bass, vocals
  • Spencer Schoening - drums
  • Laura Smith - keyboards

On Taking Abalonia (Tracks 8-15):

  • Ben Worcester - guitar, vocals
  • Tyler Bancroft - guitar, vocals
  • Aidan Rantoul - bass
  • Carey Pratt - drums
  • Tom Dobranski - piano

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

External links[edit]