We'll Live and Die in These Towns
|We'll Live and Die in These Towns|
|Studio album by The Enemy|
|Released||9 July 2007|
|Genre||Indie rock, punk rock|
|Producer||Barny, Owen Morris, Matt Terry|
|The Enemy chronology|
We'll Live And Die In These Towns is the debut album of British indie rock band The Enemy, released on 9 July 2007. It went to number #1 on its first week of release in the British album charts. It peaked at #34 on the World Album Chart.
The album reached #75 in the UK end of year chart selling around 222,000 copies in 2007. In February 2008 it was given platinum certification meaning sales of over 300,000 copies.
A low-quality version of the full album was leaked on 3 July, containing both demo and non-album versions of particular songs.
For the single release of "This Song" it was renamed "This Song Is About You".
The song "Aggro" is featured in the game Guitar Hero World Tour.
|Drowned in Sound||(4/10)|
|Yahoo! Music UK||(6/10)|
Initial critical response to We'll Live and Die in These Towns was mixed. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 61, based on 11 reviews.
- "Aggro" – 3:25
- "Away From Here" – 3:02
- "Pressure" – 3:18
- "Had Enough" - 2:39
- "We'll Live and Die in These Towns" – 3:54
- "You're Not Alone" – 3:44
- "It's Not OK" – 3:35
- "Technodanceaphobic" – 2:34
- "40 Days and 40 Nights" – 3:36
- "This Song" – 4:25
- "Happy Birthday Jane" – 2:59
On 9 July, the day of release of the album, the band played a special set at HMV Oxford Street in London and in Coventry.
The album 'We'll Live And Die In These Towns' went to number 1 on 15 July.
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|UK number one album
15 July 2007 – 22 July 2007
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- "The Enemy:We'll Live and Die in These Towns (2007): Reviews". Metacritic. CNET Networks, Inc. Retrieved 2009-03-24.
- Allmusic review
- Drowned in Sound review
- Gigwise.com review
- The Guardian review
- NME review
- Uncut review
- Yahoo! Music UK review
- Stereology review
- Enemy, The (6) – We'll Live And Die In These Towns. Discogs. Retrieved 13 April 2014
- The Enemy: We'll Live and Die in These Towns - credits. AllMusic. Retrieved 13 April 2014