Let's Stay Friends

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Let's Stay Friends
Studio album by Les Savy Fav
Released September 18, 2007 (2007-09-18)
Genre Art punk, indie rock
Label Frenchkiss Records
Les Savy Fav chronology
Inches
(2004)
Let's Stay Friends
(2007)
Root for Ruin
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Robert Christgau (A) link
Pitchfork Media (8.3/10) link
Rockfeedback 4/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars link
Stylus (B+) link
Uncut 4/5 stars link

Let's Stay Friends is the fourth full-length album by Les Savy Fav. It was released on September 18, 2007. The album was #5 in NME albums of the year list, #16 on Rolling Stone's list of the Top 50 Albums of 2007, and #44 on Pitchfork Media's list.

The song "Raging in the Plague Age" is featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV on the fictional radio station Radio Broker.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pots & Pans" – 2:38
  2. "The Equestrian" – 3:27
  3. "The Year Before the Year 2000" – 2:26
  4. "Patty Lee" – 3:51
  5. "What Would Wolves Do?" – 2:56
  6. "Brace Yourself" – 4:13
  7. "Raging in the Plague Age" – 2:43
  8. "Slugs in the Shrubs" – 2:40
  9. "Kiss Kiss Is Getting Old" – 3:18
  10. "Comes & Goes" – 3:01
  11. "Scotchgard the Credit Card" – 3:06
  12. "The Lowest Bitter" – 4:20

Credits[edit]

Les Savy Fav consists of:

  • Tim Harrington – singer
  • Seth Jabour – guitarist
  • Syd Butler – bassist
  • Harrison Haynes – drummer
  • Andrew Reuland – guitarist

with

  • Toko Yasuda (vocals) – track: 8, 9
  • John Schmersal (vocals) – track: 4
  • Nicholas Thorburn (vocals) – track: 3, 5
  • Eleanor Friedberger (vocals) – track: 10
  • Catherine Herrick (vocals) – track: 4
  • Chris Zane (drums) – track: 1, 10
  • Matt Schulz (drums) – track: 3, 9
  • Joe Plummer (drums) – track: 5
  • Fred Armisen (drums) – track: 1, 4, 10
  • Anawim "Nawi" Avila (saxophone) – track: 8, 12
  • Adelquis E. Salom (trumpet) – track: 12
  • Jason B. Silva (trombone) – track: 12
  • Emily Haines (piano) – track: 10
  • Aleah Robinson (violin) – track: 8