Vantage Point (album)

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Vantage Point
Studio album by Deus
Released 18 April 2008 (Europe)
21 April 2008 (UK/Ireland)[1]
21 May 2008 (Japan)[1]
Genre Indie rock
Length 46:35
Label V2/Cooperative Music
Producer Dave McCracken
Deus chronology
Pocket Revolution
(2005)
Vantage Point
(2008)
Keep You Close
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
HUMO 4/4 stars [2]
Knack 3/4 stars [3]
Drowned in Sound 8/10 stars [4]
Mojo 3/5 stars [5]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [6]
Q 3/5 stars [7]

Vantage Point is the fifth album from the Belgian band Deus, released on April 18, 2008. This is the first Deus album which features the same line-up as the previous album.[8] This album was also the first to be recorded at their own built studio in Borgerhout, near Antwerp.

Upon its release in Belgium Vantage Point was already certified Gold, then reached Platinum within its first month release.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "When She Comes Down" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski, Klaas Janzoons, Alan Gevaert, Stéphane Misseghers) (5:05)
  2. "Oh Your God" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski, Klaas Janzoons, Alan Gevaert, Stéphane Misseghers) (3:51)
  3. "Eternal Woman" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski) (4:22) - with Lies Lorquet of Mintzkov
  4. "Favourite Game" (Tom Barman) (4:11)
  5. "Slow" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski, Klaas Janzoons, Alan Gevaert, Stéphane Misseghers) (6:08) - with Karin Dreijer Andersson of The Knife
  6. "The Architect" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski, Klaas Janzoons, Alan Gevaert, Stéphane Misseghers) (3:56)
  7. "Is a Robot" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski) (4:57)
  8. "Smokers Reflect" (Tom Barman) (4:26)
  9. "The Vanishing of Maria Schneider" (Tom Barman) (4:43) - with Guy Garvey of Elbow
  10. "Popular Culture" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski) (4:56)

Chart positions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title BE[12] Notes
2008 "The Architect" 2 Belgium only, February, 2008
"Slow" 43 February, 2008
"Eternal Woman" 38 May, 2008
"When She Comes Down" 49 May, 2008

Personnel[edit]

  • Strings arranged by Klaas Janzoons
  • Artwork by Michaël Borremans
  • Artwork design by Rob Crane
  • Lyrics by Tom Barman
  • Mastered by Howie Weinberg
  • Mixed by, engineer - Joe Hirst
  • Music by Mauro Pawlowski (tracks: 3, 7), Barman (tracks: 3, 4, 7 to 10), Deus (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 6)
  • Producer, mixed by Dave McCracken
  • Recorded (additional recording), programmed by CJ Bolland, Catherine Marks, Euan Dickinson [13]

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