Rules (album)

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Rules
Studio album by The Whitest Boy Alive
Released March 30, 2009
Genre Indie pop, dream pop
Length 44:08
Label Bubbles
Producer The Whitest Boy Alive
The Whitest Boy Alive chronology
Dreams
(2006)
Rules
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
BBC Favourable link
Clash Very favourable link
Contactmusic.com Favourable link
Gigwise.com 2.5/5 stars link
The Guardian 2/5 stars link
musicOMH 2.5/5 stars link
NME 5/10 stars link
Pitchforkmedia 6.3/10 link
Popmatters 7/10 stars link

Rules is the second and final album by indie pop band The Whitest Boy Alive. It was recorded in Punta Burros Nayarit, Mexico, where the band was staying to rest after a long tour.[1] In early 2009, Australian radio station Triple J named Rules their feature album of the week. The track "1517" was featured in the video game FIFA 10.

CD track listing[edit]

  1. "Keep a Secret" (4:08)
  2. "Intentions" (3:39)
  3. "Courage" (4:23)
  4. "Timebomb" (3:44)
  5. "Rollercoaster Ride" (2:40)
  6. "High on the Heels" (3:20)
  7. "1517" (3:41)
  8. "Gravity" (3:49)
  9. "Promise Less or Do More" (4:18)
  10. "Dead End" (3:23)
  11. "Island" (7:04)

Vinyl track listing[edit]

The vinyl edition of Rules has a different tracklisting to the cd edition:

Side A[edit]

  1. "Courage" (4:23)
  2. "Gravity" (3:49)
  3. "Promise Less or Do More" (4:18)
  4. "Island" (7:04)
  5. "Rollercoaster Ride" (2:40)

Side B[edit]

  1. "Dead End" (3:23)
  2. "Keep a Secret" (4:08)
  3. "High on the Heels" (3:20)
  4. "Intentions" (3:39)
  5. "Timebomb" (3:44)
  6. "1517" (3:41)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rules: triple j music reviews". Abc.net.au. 2009-02-20. Retrieved 2012-09-19.