Moonfire (album)

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Moonfire
Studio album by Boy & Bear
Released 5 August 2011 (Australia)
9 August 2011 (US)
16 January 2012 (UK)
Recorded Nashville, Tennessee
Genre Indie rock, indie folk
Length 42:36
Label Universal (Island Records Australia, Universal Motown Republic)
Producer Joe Chiccarelli
Boy & Bear chronology
With Emperor Antarctica
(2010)
Moonfire
(2011)
Harlequin Dream
(2013)
Singles from Moonfire
  1. "Feeding Line"
    Released: 9 May 2011
  2. "Milk & Sticks"
    Released: 11 July 2011
  3. "Part Time Believer"
    Released: 25 October 2011
  4. "Big Man"
    Released: 11 May 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound (5/10)[2]
musicOMH 2.5/5 stars[3]
NME (4/10)[4]
The Fly 3/5 stars[5]
The Independent 3/5 stars[6]

Moonfire is the debut studio album by the Australian indie rock band Boy & Bear. It was released on 5 August 2011 in the band's home country, with later release dates elsewhere. Recorded at Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, with producer Joe Chiccarelli,[7] the record garnered comparisons to other indie folk bands such as Fleet Foxes and Mumford & Sons.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Lordy May" – 3:33
  2. "Feeding Line" – 4:28
  3. "Milk & Sticks" – 4:42
  4. "Part Time Believer" – 4:12
  5. "My Only One" – 5:48
  6. "Percy Warner Park" – 1:03
  7. "Golden Jubilee" – 3:17
  8. "House & Farm" – 3:12
  9. "The Village" – 1:35
  10. "Beach" – 6:11
  11. "Big Man" – 4:24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jon O'Brien. "Moonfire - Boy & Bear". Allmusic. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Robert Cooke (12 January 2012). "Boy & Bear - Moonfire". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Andy Baber (13 February 2012). "Boy & Bear - Moonfire". musicOMH. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Simon Jay Catling (13 January 2012). "Boy & Bear - 'Moonfire'". NME. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  5. ^ David Renshaw (13 January 2012). "Boy & Bear - Moonfire". The Fly. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  6. ^ Andy Gill (13 January 2012). "Album: Boy Bear, Moonfire (V2)". The Independent. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  7. ^ Guy Morrow (June 2012). "Creative Conflict in a Nashville Studio: A Case of Boy & Bear". Journal on the Art of Record Production. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 

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