Prisoner (The Jezabels album)

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Prisoner
Studio album by The Jezabels
Released 16 September 2011
Recorded London
Genre Indie rock, alternative rock
Length 55:08
Label PIAS, Mom + Pop
The Jezabels chronology
Dark Storm EP
(2010)
Prisoner
(2012)
The Brink
(2014)
Singles from Prisoner
  1. "Endless Summer"
    Released: 16 September 2011
  2. "Trycolour"
    Released: 12 December 2011
  3. "Rosebud"
    Released: 6 February 2012
  4. "City Girl"
    Released: 4 April 2012

Prisoner is the debut full length album recorded and released by Australian four-piece musical group The Jezabels. It was released on 16 September 2011. It was recorded at Sydney's Attic Studios with producer Lachlan Mitchell[1] and mixed by Peter Katis.[2] Prisoner was news.com.au Entertainment's album of the week during the week of its release.[3] The album won the 2011 Australian Music Prize and was described as "a cocktail of power and elegance, rising like a force to be reckoned with. Dramatic, creative songwriting is delivered with ferocity by commanding front woman Hayley Mary. The Jezabels have firmly cemented their place in the Australian music industry and abroad."[4]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Hayley Mary, Heather Shannon, Sam Lockwood, and Nik Kaloper

No. Title Length
1. "Prisoner"   4:13
2. "Endless Summer"   4:12
3. "Long Highway"   6:02
4. "Trycolour"   5:14
5. "Rosebud"   4:16
6. "City Girl"   5:24
7. "Nobody Nowhere"   2:45
8. "Horsehead"   4:30
9. "Austerlitz"   3:04
10. "Deep Wide Ocean"   4:45
11. "Peace of Mind"   4:01
12. "Reprise"   0:57
13. "Catch Me"   5:45
iTunes Bonus Tracks[5]
No. Title Length
14. "Hurt Me"   5:48
15. "Easy to Love"   4:51

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[6] 2
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[7] 67
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 87

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification
Australia Gold[9]

Awards[edit]

Year Recipient Award Result
2011 Prisoner (Nikolas Kaloper, Samuel Lockwood, Hayley McGlone, Heather Shannon) Australian Music Prize[10] Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Jezabels - Prisoner (Vulture Magazine)
  2. ^ Rip It Up - The Jezabels To Take Australia "Prisoner"
  3. ^ news.com.au Entertainment: Album of the Week
  4. ^ Australian Music Prize - Winner 2011: The Jezabels - Prisoner
  5. ^ "Prisoner by The Jezabels". iTunes Store US. Apple Inc. Retrieved December 2, 2012. 
  6. ^ "The Jezabels – Prisoner". Australiancharts.com. Hung Medien.
  7. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH.
  8. ^ "The Jezabels – Prisoner". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien.
  9. ^ "ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart". Australian Recording Industry Association. 7 December. Archived from the original on 7 December 2011. Retrieved 7 December 2011. 
  10. ^ "Australian Music Prize 2011". Australian Music Prize (AMP) 2011. 2011. Retrieved 8 March 2012.