The Satanic Satanist

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The Satanic Satanist
Studio album by Portugal. The Man
Released July 21, 2009
Genre Psychedelic pop
Length 34:44
Label Equal Vision
Producer Paul Kolderie, Anthony Saffery, Adam Taylor
Portugal. The Man chronology
Censored Colors
(2008)
The Satanic Satanist
(2009)
The Majestic Majesty
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Antiquiet 5/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly A−[3]
Pitchfork Media 6.5/10[4]
sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[5]
The Tune 4.6/5[6]

The Satanic Satanist is the fourth full-length album from Alaskan experimental rock band Portugal. The Man.[7] The album's artwork is a combination of photographs and watercolor illustrations by lead singer John Gourley.

On June 1, 2009, the band released the song "People Say" for free download on their official website.[8]

On June 24, 2009, the album leaked on the Internet. Lead singer John Gourley posted a blog entry regarding the leak on the band's official website.[9] The statement encouraged fans to download the album, but to also support the band and purchase the record upon release if enjoyed.

On October 1, 2010, the band released a music video for the song "People Say", directed by Michael Ragen and produced by Joy Saez on Youtube.[10]

This album featured a guest drummer who had been touring with them while Jason Sechrist took a leave of absence from the band.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by John Baldwin Gourley.

  1. "People Say" – 2:59
  2. "Work All Day" – 2:59
  3. "Lovers in Love" – 3:14
  4. "The Sun" – 3:01
  5. "The Home" – 2:57
  6. "The Woods" – 3:12
  7. "Guns & Dogs" – 2:45
  8. "Do You" – 2:55
  9. "Everyone Is Golden" – 3:46
  10. "Let You Down" – 2:17
  11. "Mornings" – 4:39

Personnel[edit]

  • John Baldwin Gourley – vocals, guitar, organ, machines
  • Garrett Lunceford – drums and gang
  • Ryan Neighbors – piano, rhodes, organ, synth, vocals
  • Zachary Scott Carothers – bass guitar, percussion, vocals

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jason Lymangrover (2009-07-21). "The Satanic Satanist - Portugal. The Man | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  2. ^ "Portugal. The Man Satanic Satanist Review @ Antiquiet". Antiquiet.com. 2009-07-02. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  3. ^ Whitney Pastorek (2009-07-15). "The Satanic Satanist Review | Music Reviews and News". EW.com. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  4. ^ "Portugal. The Man: The Satanic Satanist | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 2009-07-24. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  5. ^ "Review: Portugal. The Man - The Satanic Satanist". Sputnikmusic. 2009-07-20. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  6. ^ "Thetunemusic.com". Thetunemusic.com. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 
  7. ^ "The Satanic Satanist: July 21, 2009 van Portugal. The Man op Myspace". Blogs.myspace.com. 2009-04-09. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  8. ^ "Portugal. The Man Official Website: New Album "In The Mountain In The Cloud" Available Now, Music, Videos, Photos, Lyrics, Tour Dates, Forums". Portugaltheman.net. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  9. ^ [1][dead link]
  10. ^ "Portugal. The Man - People Say (Official Music Video)". YouTube. Retrieved 2012-03-08.