The Tide and Its Takers

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The Tide and Its Takers
Studio album by 36 Crazyfists
Released May 27, 2008 (2008-05-27)
Genre Metalcore
Length 42:52
Label Ferret Music
Producer Steve Holt
36 Crazyfists chronology
The Oculus EP
(2008)
The Tide and Its Takers
(2008)
Collisions and Castaways
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net 75%[1]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Cosmos Gaming unfavorable[3]
Loudside 9/11[4]
Rock Louder 2/5 stars[5]

The Tide and Its Takers is the fourth studio album by Alaskan metalcore band 36 Crazyfists. It was released on May 27, 2008 (2008-05-27). The band filmed a music video for the album's first single, "We Gave It Hell", with director Soren, who has previously worked with the likes of Behemoth and Unearth. The video was released on YouTube on May 6, 2008 (2008-05-06). The album reached number 155 on the Billboard 200 in its first week as well as number four on the Top Heatseekers, number 23 on the Hard Rock chart, and number 11 on the Independent Albums chart.[citation needed] The Tide and Its Takers marks the highest first-week sales ever for the band (4150 copies USA).[citation needed] The album also peaked at number 83 on the UK Albums Chart.[citation needed]. This is the band's last release with longtime bassist Mick Whitney.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The All Night Lights"   3:31
2. "We Gave It Hell"   3:12
3. "The Back Harlow Road"   4:10
4. "Clear the Coast (feat.Adam Jackson from Twelve Tribes)"   3:22
5. "Waiting on a War"   4:07
6. "Only a Year or So..."   3:39
7. "Absent Are the Saints"   3:50
8. "Vast and Vague (feat. Candace Kucsulain from Walls of Jericho)"   4:14
9. "When Distance is the Closest Reminder"   3:45
10. "Northern November"   5:00
11. "The Tide and Its Takers"   4:02
12. "Criminal Justice (Satchel cover)"   4:22
Total length:
42:52

Credits[edit]

Only A Year Or So...[edit]

  • The female spoken word on "Only A Year Or So..." is performed by a friend of the band from Portland, Oregon. The spoken word parts are letters sent between a wife and her husband who was fighting in Iraq with the army.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Tide and Its Takers Review". Absolutepunk.net. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Tide and Its Takers Review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Tide and Its Takers Review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Tide and Its Takers Review". loudside.com. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Tide and Its Takers Review". rocklouder.co.uk. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Interview with Brock Lindow conducted in July 2008". [dead link]