The Courage of Others

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The Courage of Others
Studio album by Midlake
Released February 1, 2010 (2010-02-01)
Genre Folk rock
Progressive folk
Length 41:45
Label Bella Union
Midlake chronology
The Trials of Van Occupanther
(2006)
The Courage of Others
(2010)
Antiphon
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
BBC (positive)[2]
Drowned in Sound 8/10 stars[3]
musicOMH 9/10 stars[4]
NME 8/10 stars[5]
One Thirty BPM (5.2/10)[6]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars[7]
Spin 3/5 stars[8]
Toro 4.5/5 stars[9]
Classic Rock 8/10 stars[10]

The Courage of Others is the third studio album by American folk rock band Midlake. It was released on February 1, 2010, on Bella Union Records.[11] The album sleeve pays homage to Andrei Rublev, a 1966 film by Russian writer and director Andrei Tarkovsky.[12]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Tim Smith.[13]

No. Title Length
1. "Acts of Man"   2:55
2. "Winter Dies"   5:04
3. "Small Mountain"   3:39
4. "Core of Nature"   4:29
5. "Fortune"   2:05
6. "Rulers, Ruling All Things"   4:22
7. "Children of the Grounds"   3:55
8. "Bring Down"   3:37
9. "The Horn"   4:07
10. "The Courage of Others"   3:17
11. "In the Ground"   4:15
Total length:
41:45

Credits[edit]

Midlake

  • Tim Smith - Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Flute, Recorder, Piano, Keyboards
  • Eric Pulido - Guitars, Dulcimer, Autoharp, Percussion, Backing Vocals
  • Paul Alexander - Bass, Electric Guitar, Bassoon
  • McKenzie Smith - Drums, Percussion
  • Eric Nichelson - Guitars, Autoharp, Percussion

with

  • Max Townsley - Electric Guitar
  • Jesse Chandler - Harpsichord
  • Fiona Brice - Violin
  • Stephanie Dosen - Harmony vocals on 'Bring Down'

References[edit]