Liars (Liars album)

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Liars
Studio album by Liars
Released August 28, 2007 (2007-08-28)
Recorded 2007 at Planet Roc, Berlin
Genre Experimental rock
Noise rock
Length 39:06
Label Mute
Producer Liars and Jeremy Glover
Liars chronology
Drum's Not Dead
(2006)
Liars
(2007)
Sisterworld
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
NME (8/10)[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.5/10)[3]
Rockfeedback 4/5 stars[4]
Spin 3.5/5 stars[5]
Stylus Magazine B+[6]
The Observer 5/5 stars[7]
Drowned In Sound (9/10)[8]
Tiny Mix Tapes 2/5 stars[9]

Liars is the fourth studio album by the band Liars, released on August 28, 2007. The album was recorded at Planet Roc, Los Angeles and was produced by the band and Jeremy Glover.

The album was preceded by a week by the single release of "Plaster Casts of Everything". The single release of Plaster Casts was accompanied by a videoclip. The song "Freak Out" was #91 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.[10]

"Plaster Casts of Everything" was listed in Pitchfork Media's "Top 500 songs of the 2000s" at #248.

The track "Leather Prowler" was used as the instrumental for "Leather Head" by Tyler, The Creator for his alternative hip-hop collective OFWGKTA's mixtape Radical.

The Moodswinger, built for Aaron Hemphill, used on the track "Leather Prowler"

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Plaster Casts of Everything" – 3:56
  2. "Houseclouds" – 3:21
  3. "Leather Prowler" – 4:25
  4. "Sailing to Byzantium" – 4:02
  5. "What Would They Know" – 3:11
  6. "Cycle Time" – 2:16
  7. "Freak Out" – 2:30
  8. "Pure Unevil" – 3:52
  9. "Clear Island" – 2:38
  10. "The Dumb in the Rain" – 4:21
  11. "Protection" – 4:30

'Liars' Session EP[edit]

On October 24, 2007, four tracks were available for free download from Liars' MySpace page. The tracklist is composed of demo versions of the following songs from the album:

  1. "Cycle Time" – 2:24
  2. "Houseclouds" – 3:27
  3. "Pure Unevil" – 3:58
  4. "Plaster Casts of Everything" – 4:02

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ NME review
  3. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  4. ^ Rockfeedback review
  5. ^ Spin review
  6. ^ Stylus Magazine review
  7. ^ The Observer review
  8. ^ Drowned In Sound review
  9. ^ [1]
  10. ^ No byline (December 11, 2007). "The 100 Best Songs of 2007" at the Wayback Machine (archived December 15, 2007). Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2007-12-21. Original link here

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