Raven in the Grave

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Raven in the Grave
Studio album by The Raveonettes
Released April 4, 2011
Recorded 2010
Genre Indie rock,[1] shoegaze, noise pop, post-punk revival
Length 35:42
Label Vice Records
Producer The Raveonettes
The Raveonettes chronology
In and Out of Control
(2009)
Raven in the Grave
(2011)
Rarities/B-Sides
(2011)
Singles from Raven in the Grave
  1. "Recharge and Revolt"
    Released: March 7, 2011 (2011-03-07)[2]
  2. "Apparitions"
    Released: May 31, 2011 (2011-05-31)[3]
  3. "Let Me on Out"
    Released: November 15, 2011 (2011-11-15)[4]

Raven in the Grave is the fifth album by The Raveonettes,[5] and was released April 4, 2011. Several of the songs included on the album are English re-recordings of songs found on Wagner's solo album.[citation needed]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[6]
Spin 7/10 stars[7]
Slant Magazine 1.5/5 stars[8]
Pitchfork Media (5.7/10)[9]

The album received generally positive reviews upon its release. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 66, based on 18 reviews, which indicates "Generally favorable reviews".[10]

Since its release, Sune Rose Wagner has expressed disappointment with the album, stating it would have worked better as a soundtrack and that the song structures are "quite unusual compared to everything else [The Raveonettes have] done".[11]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Sune Rose Wagner

No. Title Length
1. "Recharge & Revolt"   5:23
2. "War in Heaven"   4:42
3. "Forget That You're Young"   3:57
4. "Apparitions"   3:55
5. "Summer Moon"   3:04
6. "Let Me on Out"   2:36
7. "Ignite"   3:05
8. "Evil Seeds"   4:17
9. "My Time's Up"   4:43

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Raveonettes - A Class Act". Clash. Retrieved March 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ "iTunes Store: The Raveonettes - Revolt & Rechange - Single". Retrieved 2011-04-04. 
  3. ^ "iTunes Store: The Raveonettes - Apparitions - Single". Retrieved 2011-05-31. 
  4. ^ "iTunes Store: The Raveonettes - Let Me on Out - Single". Retrieved 2011-11-15. 
  5. ^ "Theraveonettes.com: Raven in the Grave". Retrieved 2011-04-04. 
  6. ^ Allmusic review
  7. ^ Spin review
  8. ^ Slant Magazine review
  9. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  10. ^ "Raven in the Grave Reviews, Ratings, Credits and More at Metacritic". Retrieved 2011-12-12. 
  11. ^ Dom Gourlay. "DiS meet Sune Rose Wagner of The Ravonettes". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 2012-09-03. 
  12. ^ "The Raveonettes: Raven in the Grave - Amazon MP3 Exclusive Version". Retrieved 2011-04-18. 
  13. ^ "iTunes Store: The Raveonettes - Raven in the Grave (Bonus Version)". Retrieved 2011-04-04. 
  14. ^ "The Raveonettes: Raven in the Grave - Super Deluxe Edition". Retrieved 2011-04-04.