Phantoms (Acceptance album)

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Phantoms
Studio album by Acceptance
Released April 26, 2005
Recorded Compound Studios, Seattle, Washington (June–July 2004)
Genre Alternative rock
Label Columbia/Sony
Producer Aaron Sprinkle
Acceptance chronology
Black Lines to Battlefields
(2003)
Phantoms
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
AbsolutePunk 93%[2]
Jesus Freak Hideout 4/5 stars[3]
Punknews.org 2/5 stars[4]

Phantoms is the only full-length studio album by American alternative rock band Acceptance, released through Sony Records on April 26, 2005. It was originally released with Extended Copy Protection.

In The Sims 2: University, on the College Rock Station, "This Conversation Is Over" is featured, redone in Simlish. "In Too Far" is also featured on NFL Street 2 and MLB 2006, with "Permanent" being in ATV Offroad Fury 3. "Different" is featured on the soundtrack to the film Stealth.

Reception[edit]

Phantoms was met with limited critical acclaim. AbsolutePunk wrote: "It’s not often that bands can create pop-oriented music that has lasting value, but Acceptance has managed to do it with Phantoms. Outstanding vocals and truly talented songwriting sets this band apart from everybody else." [5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Take Cover" – 2:46
  2. "So Contagious" – 3:04
  3. "In Too Far" – 2:54
  4. "The Letter" – 3:02
  5. "Different" – 4:07
  6. "Ad Astra Per Aspera" – 1:19
  7. "This Conversation Is Over" – 3:15
  8. "Over You" – 3:52
  9. "Breathless" – 2:42
  10. "In the Cold" – 3:36
  11. "Permanent" – 3:22
  12. "Glory/Us" – 3:06

Personnel[edit]

Acceptance

Additional Musicians

Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loftus, Johnny. "Phantoms – Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  2. ^ Weber, Scott. "Acceptance – Phantoms". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Phantoms". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  4. ^ "Acceptance – Phantoms". Punknews.org. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  5. ^ Weber, Scott. "Acceptance – Phantoms". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 2009-10-16.