Object 47

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Object 47
Studio album by Wire
Released 7 July 2008
Genre Post-punk, Experimental rock
Length 35:02
Label Pink Flag
Producer Colin Newman
Wire chronology
Read & Burn 03
(2007)
Object 47
(2008)
Red Barked Tree
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
BBC Favourable[2]
Billboard 4/5 stars[3]
The Guardian 2/5 stars[4]
The Observer 4/5 stars[5]
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10)[6]
Popmatters (9/10)[7]
Prefix (9/10)[8]
Spin 4/5 stars[9]
The Sunday Times 4/5 stars[10]

Object 47 is the eleventh studio album by the English post punk band Wire, named so because it is the 47th item in the Wire discography - a methodology harking back to the name of their 1979 album, 154, which was named after the number of concerts they had played to that point. It is the first Wire album without the participation of guitarist Bruce Gilbert.[11] It was released on 7 July 2008 in the UK and on 15 July in the US.[12]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "One of Us" – 3:45
  2. "Circumspect" – 3:13
  3. "Mekon Headman" – 2:58
  4. "Perspex Icon" – 3:16
  5. "Four Long Years" – 3:45
  6. "Hard Currency" – 3:50
  7. "Patient Flees" – 5:23
  8. "Are You Ready?" – 4:43
  9. "All Fours" – 4:05

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