Inspiral Carpets (album)

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Inspiral Carpets
Studio album by Inspiral Carpets
Released 20 October 2014
Recorded 2011-2014, Airtight Studios, Chorlton
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock
Label Cherry Red
Inspiral Carpets chronology
Devil Hopping
(1994)
Inspiral Carpets
(2014)

Inspiral Carpets is the fifth studio album by the British indie rock band of the same name, released on 20th October 2014. The album is their first in 20 years.

It was announced in January 2014 on the official Inspiral Carpets web site.[1] The tracklist was revealed in their July 2014 email newsletter. Despite initial announcements saying that both their non-album singles with Holt would be included, only "You're So Good for Me" made the final cut.

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 64/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Record Collector 4/5 stars[3]
musicOMH 4/5 stars[4]
The Quietus Favourable[5]
NME (6/10)[6]
Pitchfork Media (4.2/10)[7]

Tracklist[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Monochrome"    
2. "Spitfire"    
3. "You're So Good for Me"    
4. "A to Z of My Heart"    
5. "Calling Out to You"    
6. "Flying Like a Bird"    
7. "Changes"    
8. "Hey Now"    
9. "Our Time"    
10. "Forever Here"    
11. "Let You Down"    
12. "Human Shield"    

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.inspiralcarpets.com/blog/2014-01-18-the-inspiral-carpets-sign-to-cherry-red-records
  2. ^ "Inspiral Carpets - Inspiral Carpets". Metacritic. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  3. ^ Peacock, Tim. "Inspiral Carpets - Inspiral Carpets". Record Collector. Diamond Publishing Ltd. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  4. ^ Dowden, Neil. "Inspiral Carpets - Inspiral Carpets". musicOMH. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Inspiral Carpets - Inspiral Carpets". The Quietus. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  6. ^ Gardner, Noel. "Inspiral Carpets - 'Inspiral Carpets'". NME. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  7. ^ Heller, Jason. "Inspiral Carpets - 'Inspiral Carpets'". Pitchfork. Retrieved 20 October 2014.