The Moment You Realize You're Going to Fall

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The Moment You Realize You're Going to Fall
Studio album by Black Light Burns
Released August 13, 2012 (UK)
August 14, 2012 (USA)
Recorded 2009-2012
Genre Industrial rock, alternative rock, alternative metal, experimental rock
Length 65:43
Label Rocket Science Ventures
THC : Music
RED Distribution
Black Light Burns chronology
Cover Your Heart and the Anvil Pants Odyssey
(2008)
The Moment You Realize You're Going to Fall
(2012)
Lotus Island
(2013)
Singles from The Moment You Realize You're Going to Fall
  1. "Scream Hallelujah"
    Released: July 15, 2012
  2. "Splayed"
    Released: August 30, 2012
  3. "The Moment You Realize You're Going to Fall"
    Released: October 17, 2012
  4. "How to Look Naked"
    Released: January 7, 2013

The Moment You Realize You're Going to Fall is the second studio album by American industrial rock band Black Light Burns, released on August 14, 2012. The first song released from the album, "I Want You To", was released in 2009, on the soundtrack to Underworld: Rise of the Lycans. "Scream Hallelujah" was released on June 1, 2012, when the full track listing and release date were also announced.[1] Another song, "Splayed", was made available for free download on June 29.[2]

The band will reportedly release 3 different videos marked as chapters in order to promote the release of the album. The first chapter is a trailer video directed by Agata Alexander, that contains an edited version of the title track.[3] It has also been revealed through the band's Facebook account that a video for the single "How to Look Naked" is being filmed[4] and it was released September 14, 2012 on Vimeo.

Reception[edit]

The Moment You Realize You're Going to Fall was released to critical acclaim. Sputnikmusic awarded it a score of 4/5, stating, "The Moment You Realize You're Going to Fall is an incredibly refreshing record that solidifies Wes Borland and the rest of Black Light Burns as musicians to keep an eye on."[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "How to Look Naked"   4:04
2. "We Light Up"   4:09
3. "I Want You To"   3:10
4. "The Girl in Black"   4:17
5. "The Colour Escapes"   4:00
6. "Tiger by the Tail"   3:21
7. "Your Head Will Be Rotting on a Spike"   3:13
8. "Torch from the Sky"   6:26
9. "Because of You"   3:16
10. "Splayed"   3:34
11. "Scream Hallelujah"   3:21
12. "Bakelite"   7:00
13. "Burn the World"   4:18
14. "Grinning Like a Slit"   4:24
15. "The Moment You Realize You're Going to Fall"   6:53
Bonus Tracks

Personnel[edit]

  • Wes Borland - vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, synthesizers, programming, engineering
  • Nick Annis - additional guitars on tracks 1, 2, 3, 8, 10 and 13
  • Anna Carlise - vocals on track 13
  • Marshall Kilpatric - drums on tracks 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15 and bonus track "War"
  • Jana Lou Annis - violin on track 13
  • Dave Shiffman - mixing
  • Dave Donnelly - mastering

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