Travellers in Space and Time

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Travellers in Space and Time
Studio album by The Apples in Stereo
Released April 20, 2010 (2010-04-20)
Genre Indie pop, Neo-psychedelia
Length 51:09
Label Simian Records, Elephant 6, Yep Roc Records
Producer Robert Schneider, Bryce Goggin
The Apples in Stereo chronology
#1 Hits Explosion
(2009)
Travellers in Space and Time
(2010)
Singles from Travellers in Space and Time
  1. "Dance Floor"
    Released: October 29, 2010
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Llama's Pajamas (8.5/10)[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.3/10)[3]
Slant Magazine 2/5 stars[4]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars[5]

Travellers in Space and Time is a 2010 album by The Apples in Stereo and their seventh studio release. It was the first album by the band to feature new drummer John Dufilho, as well as the first to cite Bill Doss and John Ferguson as permanent band members.[6] It is heavily influenced by the Electric Light Orchestra, especially their science-fiction concept album Time.[7]

Notes[edit]

The first single was "Dance Floor". The video for the song features actor Elijah Wood, who signed the Apples in Stereo to his label Simian Records, and previously directed the video for their song "Energy". "Dance Floor" along with a few other tunes were popular among shoppers as they were featured on playlists for such stores as Forever 21, Hollister Co, and Old Navy.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Robert Schneider, except where noted. 

No. Title Length
1. "The Code"   0:23
2. "Dream About the Future"   4:16
3. "Hey Elevator"   3:46
4. "Strange Solar System"   0:59
5. "Dance Floor"   4:03
6. "C.P.U."   3:40
7. "No One in the World"   4:17
8. "Dignified Dignitary" (Robert Schneider, Bill Doss, John Hill) 3:22
9. "No Vacation" (Robert Schneider, John Ferguson) 3:56
10. "Told You Once"   3:58
11. "It's All Right"   3:38
12. "Next Year at About the Same Time" (Eric Allen) 3:09
13. "Floating in Space" (John Dufilho) 2:34
14. "Nobody But You"   4:21
15. "Wings Away" (Bill Doss, John Ferguson) 2:48
16. "Time Pilot"   2:30
Total length:
51:09

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Review: Travellers in Space and Time". Allmusic. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Llama's Pajamas Review". 
  3. ^ "Pitchfork Media Review". 
  4. ^ "Slant Magazine review". 
  5. ^ Richardson, Brian. "Tiny Mix Tapes review". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 27 April 2010. 
  6. ^ Breihan, Tom (2010-01-26). "The Apples in Stereo Return". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2010-01-27. 
  7. ^ "5 Bands (and one Russsion composer) that turned The Apples in Stereo into Sci-Fi buffs". 2010-04-29. Retrieved 2011-06-24.