The Sound the Speed the Light

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The Sound the Speed the Light
Studio album by Mission of Burma
Released October 6, 2009
Recorded Squid Hell Studios, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts
Genre Post-punk, indie rock
Length 41:34
Label Matador Records
Mission of Burma chronology
The Obliterati
(2006)
The Sound The Speed The Light
(2009)
Unsound
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
The A.V. Club (B) link
BBC (favourable) link
Boston Globe (favorable) link
ChartAttack 3.5/5 stars link
Drowned in Sound (7/10) link
Pitchfork Media (8.0/10) link
Prefix Mag (7.0/10) link
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars link

The Sound the Speed the Light is the fourth album by American post-punk band Mission of Burma, and the third album recorded since their 19 year hiatus.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "1, 2, 3, Partyy!" (Clint Conley) - 2:46
  2. "Possession" (Roger Miller) – 4:27
  3. "Blunder" (Peter Prescott) – 3:39
  4. "Forget Yourself" (Roger Miller) – 4:53
  5. "After The Rain" (Roger Miller) – 3:22
  6. "SSL 83" (Clint Conley) – 2:49
  7. "One Day We Will Live There" (Peter Prescott) – 2:43
  8. "So Fuck It" (Roger Miller) – 2:46
  9. "Feed" (Holly Anderson/Clint Conley) – 3:49
  10. "Good Cheer" (Peter Prescott) – 2:45
  11. "Comes Undone" (Roger Miller) – 3:08
  12. "Slow Faucet" (Roger Miller) – 4:27