Root for Ruin

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Root For Ruin
Studio album by Les Savy Fav
Released August 3, 2010 (digital release)
Genre Art punk, indie rock
Label Frenchkiss Records
Les Savy Fav chronology
Let's Stay Friends
(2007)
Root for Ruin
(2010)
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The A.V. Club (B)[1]
Consequence of Sound 4.5/5 stars[2]
One Thirty BPM (88%)[3]
The Phoenix 3/4 stars[4]
Pitchfork (7.2/10)[5]
Slant Magazine 3.5/5 stars[6]
Spin 8/10 stars[7]
sputnikmusic 3/5 stars[8]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars[9]
CYAN mag 7/10 stars[10]

Root for Ruin is Les Savy Fav's fifth studio album. Its scheduled release date was September 14, 2010 but after the album leaked in late July it was given a digital release on August 3, 2010.

Track listing[edit]

  1. “Appetites” - 3:33
  2. “Dirty Knails” - 3:06
  3. “Sleepless in Silverlake” - 3:41
  4. “Let's Get Out of Here” - 3:33
  5. “Lips n' Stuff” - 3:48
  6. “Poltergeist” - 3:42
  7. “High and Unhinged” - 3:53
  8. “Excess Energies” - 3:03
  9. “Dear Crutches” - 4:13
  10. “Calm Down” - 2:46
  11. “Clear Spirits” - 3:53

Credits[edit]

Les Savy Fav consists of:

  • Tim Harrington - singer
  • Seth Jabour - guitarist
  • Syd Butler - bassist
  • Harrison Haynes - drummer
  • Andrew Reuland - guitarist

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