|Studio album by Mutemath|
|Released||October 4, 2011|
|Recorded||New Orleans, LA
Los Angeles, CA
|Genre||Alternative rock, psychedelic soul|
Warner Bros. Records
Warner Music Japan
|Singles from Odd Soul|
Odd Soul is the third full length release from New Orleans group Mutemath. The album was released by Teleprompt Records and Warner Bros. Records on October 4, 2011. It the first album without original guitarist Greg Hill. Bassist Roy Mitchell Cardenas filled in on guitar duties during writing and recording. The album was recorded at Paul Meany's house in New Orleans with no involvement by record company executives. In various interviews band members stated that the process of creating the album was very collaborative with all members playing guitar.
The single "Blood Pressure" has given them significant exposure via VH1.
All songs written and composed by Mutemath
|4.||"Tell Your Heart Heads Up"||2:53|
|5.||"All Or Nothing"||4:50|
|13.||"In No Time"||4:53|
|Deluxe Edition Bonus Tracks|
|16.||"Sun Ray, Pt. 2"||2:54|
Prior to the album's release, the band embarked on the "Odd Soul Introduction Tour", going back to smaller intimate club settings, rather than the mid level theaters featured throughout the Armistice tour. The band played Odd Soul album in its entirety, as well as some tracks from previous albums that hadn't been played for quite a long time, such as Odds, Backfire, Clipping, Stall Out, Plan B, etc. Their stage show includes the usage of 3D projections.
- Paul Meany – vocals, keyboards, guitar
- Darren King – drums, guitar
- Roy Mitchell-Cárdenas – bass, guitars
Odd Soul received generally positive reviews upon its release, with critics praising the band's new blues-influenced sound. It debuted at number 24 on the Billboard 200, one of the top debuts of that week.
The album debuted at number 70 in Canada.