The Execution of All Things (song)

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"The Execution of All Things"
Single by Rilo Kiley
from the album The Execution of All Things
B-side Emotional (Until Crickets Guide You Back)
After Hours
Released September 22, 2003
Format CD, 7", digital download
Recorded Presto!, Lincoln, Nebraska
Genre Indie
Length 4:10
Label Saddle Creek
Writer(s) Jenny Lewis, Blake Sennett, Ben Boyer
Producer(s) Mike Mogis
Rilo Kiley singles chronology
"Science vs. Romance"
"The Execution of All Things"
"Portions for Foxes"

"The Execution of All Things" is the title track of Los Angeles-based indie rock band Rilo Kiley's second album. It was released as a single on September 22, 2003 via Saddle Creek.[1] Rilo Kiley's cover of The Velvet Underground's "After Hours" appears as a b-side, as does a new track called "Emotional (Until Crickets Guide You Back)". The single and its b-sides are available to download on the iTunes Store.[2]

Rolling Stone called the song "a checklist of modern destruction", praising Lewis' "girlish, ethereal voice that makes the band's brutal vision all the more startling."[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Execution of All Things" – 4:10
  2. "Emotional (Until Crickets Guide You Back)" (Lewis, Sennett, Pierre De Reeder) – 3:52
  3. "After Hours" (Lou Reed) – 2:57

Credits and personnel[edit]


  1. ^ "The Execution of All Things 7". Discogs. Zink Media Inc. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  2. ^ "The Execution of All Things - EP". iTunes Store. Apple Inc. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  3. ^ Christina Saraceno (2002-09-30). "New CDs: Good Charlotte, Cassius". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Retrieved 2008-07-14.