There Is No Enemy

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There Is No Enemy
Studio album by Built to Spill
Released October 6, 2009 (USA), February 15, 2010 (Europe, UK)
Recorded May 2007, Los Angeles, California [1]
Genre Indie rock
Length 55:33
Label Warner Bros. & ATP Recordings
Producer Dave Trumfio, Doug Martsch
Built to Spill chronology
You In Reverse
(2006)
There Is No Enemy
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
The A. V. Club (B+) [3]
BBC (favorable) [4]
onethirtybpm (76%) [5]
Paste (77%) [6]
Pitchfork Media (7.9/10.0) [7]
PopMatters 7/10 stars [8]
Rock Sound 8/10 stars [9]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [10]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3/5 stars [11]
War on Pop 7/10 stars [12]

There Is No Enemy is the seventh full-length studio album by indie rock band Built to Spill (their fifth on Warner Bros. Records). The album was released on October 6, 2009, and is the last to feature long-time drummer Scott Plouf and bassist Brett Nelson, who left the group in 2012. It features guest musicians Sam Coomes, cellist John McMahon, Scott Schmaljohn (of Treepeople), Paul Leary, and additional keyboards by Roger Manning.[13]

On September 30, 2009, the band streamed the full album on their official MySpace profile.[14]

On February 15, 2010, ATP Recordings released the album in the UK and Europe with the exclusive, previously unreleased bonus track "Water Sleepers".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Aisle 13" - 3:17
  2. "Hindsight" - 3:38
  3. "Nowhere Lullaby" - 3:59
  4. "Good Ol' Boredom" - 6:31
  5. "Life's a Dream" - 4:53
  6. "Oh Yeah" - 5:21
  7. "Pat" - 2:40
  8. "Done" - 6:53
  9. "Planting Seeds" - 4:26
  10. "Things Fall Apart" - 6:15
  11. "Tomorrow" - 7:40 [15]

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