This Island (Le Tigre album)

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This Island
Studio album by Le Tigre
Released October 19, 2004 (2004-10-19)
Genre Electroclash, dance punk
Length 43:21
Label Universal (B0003385-02)
Producer Le Tigre, Nick Sansano, Ric Ocasek
Le Tigre chronology
Remix
(2003)
This Island
(2004)
Morning Becomes Eclectic (KCRW Live)
(2005)
Singles from This Island
  1. "New Kicks"
    Released: 2004
  2. "TKO"
    Released: 2004
  3. "After Dark"
    Released: 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Drowned in Sound 7/10 stars [2]
The Guardian 3/5 stars [3]
Pitchfork Media (3.3/10) [4]
PopMatters 9/10 stars [5]
Robert Christgau [6]

This Island is the third album by American electroclash trio Le Tigre. It was released by Universal Records on October 19, 2004. The album was the band's major label debut and reached #130 on the Billboard 200.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

This Island received generally favorable reviews. The album holds a score of 66 out of 100 on the review aggregator website Metacritic.[7]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Kathleen Hanna, Johanna Fateman and JD Samson, except where noted. 

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "On the Verge"     3:31
2. "Seconds"     1:45
3. "Don't Drink Poison"     2:49
4. "After Dark"     3:39
5. "Nanny Nanny Boo Boo"     3:35
6. "TKO"     3:24
7. "Tell You Now"     3:33
8. "New Kicks"     3:34
9. "Viz"     3:34
10. "This Island"     2:23
11. "I'm So Excited"   (Trevor Lawrence, Anita Pointer, June Pointer, Ruth Pointer) 3:49
12. "Sixteen"     3:25
13. "Punker Plus"     2:10
14. "Nanny Nanny Boo Boo (Arthur Baker vs Coleman & Spencer Smashter mix) (UK bonus track)"     3:54
Total length:
43:21

Charts[edit]

Charts (2004) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[1] 130
US Billboard Top Heatseekers[1] 5

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