Re-Mit

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Re-Mit
Studio album by The Fall
Released 13 May 2013 (2013-05-13)
Genre Post-punk
Length 40:09
Label Cherry Red Records
The Fall chronology
Ersatz GB
(2011)
Re-Mit
(2013)
The Remainderer
(2013)
Singles from Re-Mit
  1. "Sir William Wray[1][2]"
    Released: 20 April 2013 (2013-04-20)

Re-Mit is the 30th studio album by the English post-punk group, The Fall. It was released on 13 May 2013 via Cherry Red Records.[3][4][5] The album features Mark E. Smith (lead vocals), Peter Greenway (lead guitar), Keiron Melling (drums), Elena Poulou (keyboards, vocals) and David Spurr (bass),[1][6] and marks the first time in the history of The Fall that the group have released four consecutive studio albums recorded with the same line-up.

Release[edit]

The album was announced in the early 2013.[1] The album tracklist was revealed on 11 April 2013.[7] The first single from the album, "Sir William Wray", was released on 20 April for the 2013 Record Store Day.[1] The single contains the alternative versions of the album tracks "Sir William Wray" and "Hittite Man," and was limited to 1500 copies.[2]

The band toured the United Kingdom in May 2013 in support of the album.[1][2][5]

Re-Mit entered the UK Album Chart during the week ending 25 May 2013 and peaked at number 40.[8]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 63/100[9]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[10]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[11]
NME (7/10)[12]
Pitchfork (6.8/10.0)[13]
Paste favourable[14]
PopMatters (8/10)[15]
The Quietus unfavorable[16]
Sputnikmusic (3.4/5)[17]

Upon its release, Re-Mit received some critical acclaim. At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews and ratings from mainstream critics, the album has received a metascore of 63, based on 21 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews."[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "No Respects (Intro)"   1:03
2. "Sir William Wray"   3:33
3. "Kinder of Spine"   2:26
4. "Noise"   2:28
5. "Hittite Man"   5:47
6. "Pre-MDMA Years"   1:08
7. "No Respects rev."   4:58
8. "Victrola Time"   3:55
9. "Irish"   3:42
10. "Jetplane"   3:13
11. "Jam Song"   5:00
12. "Loadstones"   2:56
Total length:
40:09

Personnel[edit]

  • Mark E. Smith – lead vocals
  • Peter Greenway – lead guitar
  • Keiron Melling – drums
  • Elena Poulou – keyboards, vocals
  • David Spurr – bass
  • Tim Presley – lead guitar on tracks 1, 3 and 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Murray, Robin (12 April 2013). "The Fall To Release New Studio Album". Clash. Retrieved 11 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Hudson, Alex (11 April 2013). "The Fall Return with 'Re-Mit' LP". Exclaim!. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Battan, Carrie (11 April 2013). "The Fall Announce New Album". Pitchfork. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Fall's Mark E Smith says he doesn't like 'any' of the songs on their last album". NME. 2 March 2013. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "The Fall to Release New Album, 'Re-Mit', on May 13". East Village Radio. 11 April 2013. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "The Fall announce new studio album, Re-Mit". Fact. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  7. ^ Turner, Luke (11 April 2013). "New Fall LP Details!". The Quietus. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "FALL | Artist | Official Charts". Official Charts Company. British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
  9. ^ a b "Critic Reviews for Re-Mit – Metacritic". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  10. ^ Jeffries, David (31 May 2013). "Re-Mit – The Fall". Allmusic. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  11. ^ Costa, Maddy (9 May 2013). "The Fall: Re-Mit – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  12. ^ Perry, Kevin EG (13 May 2013). "The Fall – 'Re-Mit'". NME. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  13. ^ Berman, Stuart (16 May 2013). "The Fall: Re-Mit | Album Reviews". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  14. ^ Ham, Robert (2 July 2013). "The Fall: Re-Mit | Reviews". Paste. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  15. ^ Murphy, John L. (23 May 2013). "The Fall: Re-Mit | Reviews". PopMatters. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  16. ^ Kennedy, Joe (14 May 2013). "The Fall: Re-Mit | Reviews". The Quietus. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  17. ^ Viney, Joseph (15 June 2013). "Album Review – The Fall: Re-Mit". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 

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