Riot on an Empty Street

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Riot on an Empty Street
Studio album by Kings of Convenience
Released June 21, 2004
Recorded Sept. 2003-Mar 2004
Genre Indie pop
Length 44:26
Label Astralwerks
Producer Kings of Convenience
Davide Bertolini
Kings of Convenience chronology
Versus
(2001)
Riot on an Empty Street
(2004)
Declaration of Dependence
(2009)

Riot on an Empty Street is the second album from Norwegian duo Kings of Convenience. It features two song collaborations with Canadian musician Feist. It peaked at #2 in Norway, #3 in Italy (staying in the chart for a year) and #49 in the UK.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Homesick" – 3:13
  2. "Misread" – 3:08
  3. "Cayman Islands" – 3:02
  4. "Stay Out of Trouble" – 5:04
  5. "Know-How" (feat. Feist) – 3:58
  6. "Sorry or Please" – 3:47
  7. "Love Is No Big Truth" – 3:48
  8. "I'd Rather Dance with You" – 3:29
  9. "Live Long" – 2:57
  10. "Surprise Ice" – 4:23
  11. "Gold in the Air of Summer" – 3:33
  12. "The Build-Up" (feat. Feist) – 4:05
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 71/100 [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Guardian Unlimited 4/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media (7.3/10)[4]
Stylus Magazine B+[5]

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