Red Album (Baroness album)

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Red Album
Studio album by Baroness
Released September 4, 2007
Recorded Mar 18, 2007 - May 2, 2007
Genre Sludge metal, progressive metal
Length 56:41
Label Relapse
Producer Phillip Cope of Kylesa
Baroness chronology
A Grey Sigh in a Flower Husk
(2006)
Red Album
(2007)
Blue Record
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
About.com 4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.4/10)[3]
PopMatters (8/10)[4]
Spin 4/5 stars[5]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[6]
Imperiumi 8.50/10 stars[7]

Red Album is the first LP released by the progressive metal band Baroness.[8] Red Album was named Album of the Year by heavy metal magazine Revolver.[9] The music video for "Wanderlust" debuted on December 8, 2007 on Headbangers Ball.[10]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Baroness with lyrics by John Baizley.

No. Title Length
1. "Rays on Pinion"   7:35
2. "The Birthing"   5:03
3. "Isak"   4:22
4. "Wailing Wintry Wind"   5:54
5. "Cockroach en Fleur"   1:50
6. "Wanderlust"   4:29
7. "Aleph"   4:21
8. "Teeth of a Cogwheel"   2:16
9. "O'Appalachia"   2:36
10. "Grad"   5:54
11. "Untitled"   12:11
  • "Untitled" starts with 11:01 of silence. Only the last 1:10 make up the actual song.

Personnel[edit]

  • John Dyer Baizley – vocals, guitar and artwork
  • Allen Blickle – drums
  • Brian Blickle – guitar
  • Summer Welch – bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Red Album – Baroness". Allmusic. Retrieved May 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ Bowar, Chad. "Baroness – The Red Album". About.com. Retrieved May 1, 2011. 
  3. ^ Currin, Grayson (September 20, 2007). "Baroness: Red Album". Pitchfork Media. Archived from the original on December 18, 2008. Retrieved May 1, 2011. 
  4. ^ Begrand, Adrien (September 4, 2007). "Baroness: The Red Album". PopMatters. Retrieved May 1, 2011. 
  5. ^ Gross, Joe (November 2007). "Virginia is for lovers...of complex twin-ax riff patterns". Spin 23 (11): 114. ISSN 0886-3032. 
  6. ^ Harris, David (June 8, 2008). "Tiny Mix Tapes Reviews: Baroness - The Red Album". Web.archive.org. Archived from the original on June 8, 2008. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 
  7. ^ Starbuck (08.10.2007). "Levyarviot: Baroness - Red Album". Imperiumi. Retrieved October 7, 2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  8. ^ Relapse Records (subscription required)
  9. ^ Revolver. November 2007 issue.
  10. ^ "Video Premiere: Baroness Meander with ‘Wanderlust’". Headbangersblog.mtv.com. MTV.com. December 6, 2007. Archived from the original on January 14, 2009. Retrieved June 2, 2012. 

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