The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy

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The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy
Studio album by Nada Surf
Released
  • January 18, 2012 (Japan)
  • January 23, 2012 (UK/EU)
  • January 24, 2012 (US)
Recorded 2010
Genre Alternative rock
Label Barsuk Records, City Slang
Producer Chris Shaw and Nada Surf
Nada Surf chronology
If I Had A Hi-Fi
(2010)
The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Upcoming 4/5 stars[2]
Common Reactor (C+)[3]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5 stars[4]
Paste Magazine 8/10 stars[5]
Pitchforkmedia 4.4/10[6]

The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy is the sixth album by alternative rock band Nada Surf. It was released on Barsuk in 2012. This is their first album of original material since 2008's Lucky.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Matthew Caws, Daniel Lorca and Ira Elliot.

  1. "Clear Eye Clouded Mind" – 3:40
  2. "Waiting For Something" – 3:35
  3. "When I Was Young" – 5:19
  4. "Jules and Jim" – 4:24
  5. "The Moon Is Calling" – 3:08
  6. "Teenage Dreams" – 3:47
  7. "Looking Through" – 3:59
  8. "Let The Fight Do The Fighting" – 3:17
  9. "No Snow on the Mountain" – 4:04
  10. "The Future" – 3:02

Deluxe Edition CD:

  1. "The Future (Acoustic)" – 2:57
  2. "Looking Through (Acoustic)" – 3:43
  3. "When I Was Young (Acoustic)" – 4:44
  4. "Waiting For Something (Acoustic)" – 3:37
  5. "Clear Eye Clouded Mind (Acoustic)" – 3:48

Personnel[edit]

Nada Surf
Additional musicians (credited)
  • Doug Gillard – lead guitar
  • Joe McGinty – keyboards
  • Martin Wenk – trumpet, keyboards, xylophone
  • Phillip Peterson – cello
  • Louie Lino – keyboards
  • Chris Shaw – guitar, keyboard
Production
  • Chris Shaw and Nada Surf – producer
  • Chris Shaw – mixed by (at Sparky Space)
  • Greg Calbi with assistance from Steve Fallone – mastered by (for Sterling Sound NYC)


External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nada Surf – The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy". Retrieved 2014-11-02. 
  2. ^ "Album review: Nada Surf – The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy". Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  3. ^ "Nada Surf – The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy". Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  4. ^ Kalpper, Rudy (January 18, 2012). "REVIEW: Nada Surf – "The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy"". New York: Sputnik Magazine. Retrieved 2012-01-18. 
  5. ^ "Nada Surf: The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy :: Reviews :: Paste". Retrieved 2012-01-27. 
  6. ^ Eric Grandy (January 23, 2012). "The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 22 March 2013.