Origin:Orphan

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Origin:Orphan
Studio album by The Hidden Cameras
Released September 22, 2009
Genre Indie rock
Label Arts & Crafts
The Hidden Cameras chronology
Awoo
(2006)
Origin:Orphan
(2009)
Age
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
BBC very positive link
CHARTattack 4.5/5 stars[1]
Cokemachineglow 79%[2]
Drowned In Sound [3]
Eye Weekly 3/5 stars [4]
The Georgia Straight 4/5 stars[5]
MusicOMH 5/5 stars [6]
The Onion A.V. Club B[7]
Pitchfork Media 5.2/10 [8]
PopMatters 8/10 [9]
Strange Glue 5/10 stars[10]

Origin:Orphan is the fifth studio album by The Hidden Cameras, released September 22, 2009. It is the band's first release on Arts & Crafts.[11]

The album's first official single is "In the NA",[12] although the song "Walk On" was previously released as a preview track on the web and the compilation album Arts & Crafts Sampler Vol. 6.[12] The music video for "In the NA" was screened at several film festivals, including the 19th Annual Inside Out Film and Video Festival,[13] the opening night of SXSW[14] and the 2008 Atlantic Film Festival.[15]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ratify the New" – 6:31
  2. "In the NA" – 4:20
  3. "He Falls to Me" – 4:09
  4. "Colour of a Man" – 4:48
  5. "Do I Belong?" – 4:12
  6. "Walk On" – 4:42
  7. "Kingdom Come" – 3:10
  8. "Origin:Orphan" – 5:21
  9. "Underage" – 2:50
  10. "The Little Bit" – 2:38
  11. "Silence Can Be a Headline" – 5:17

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kate Harper, The Hidden Cameras – Origin:Orphan. CHARTattack. September 22, 2009. Retrieved on November 1, 2009.
  2. ^ Eric Sams, The Hidden Cameras: Origin:Orphan. Cokemachineglow. October 7, 2009. Retrieved November 1, 2009.
  3. ^ Rob Cooke, The Hidden Cameras: Origin:Orphan. Drowned In Sound. Nov 30, 2009. Retrieved Dec 3, 2009.
  4. ^ Chandler Levack, The Hidden Cameras: Origin:Orphan – A music review by EYE WEEKLY. Eye Weekly. September 16, 2009. Retrieved on October 30, 2009.
  5. ^ Mike Usinger, The Hidden Cameras' Origin:Orphan a shockingly beautiful album. The Georgia Straight. August 11, 2009. Retrieved November 1, 2009.
  6. ^ Darren Harvey, The Hidden Cameras – Origin: Orphan | album reviews | musicOMH. MusicOMH. November 2, 2009. Retrieved on October 30, 2009.
  7. ^ Noel Murray, The Hidden Cameras: Origin: Orphan | Music | The A.V. Club. The Onion A.V. Club. September 22, 2009. Retrieved on October 30, 2009.
  8. ^ Rob Mitchum, Pitchfork: Album Reviews: The Hidden Cameras: Origin: Orphan. Pitchfork Media. September 23, 2009. Retrieved on June 20, 2009.
  9. ^ Luke McGrath, The Hidden Cameras: Origin: Orphan < Reviews | PopMatters. PopMatters. September 22, 2009. Retrieved on October 30, 2009.
  10. ^ Brad Kelly, The Hidden Cameras: Origin:Orphan. Strange Glue. October 15, 2009. Retrieved November 1, 2009.
  11. ^ Brock Thiessen, "Hidden Cameras Detail Their Origin:Orphan, Set Album for September 22 Release". Exclaim!, July 3, 2009.
  12. ^ a b Kate Harper, "Hidden Cameras Are Orphans". chartattack.com, July 3, 2009.
  13. ^ Inside Out Film and Video Festival program. Retrieved on September 24, 2009.
  14. ^ The Hidden Cameras 'In the Na' – Film Festival Schedule | SXSW.com. Retrieved on October 30, 2009.
  15. ^ Atlantic Film Festival 2008: In The Na, Retrieved on October 30, 2009.