Welcome to the North

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Welcome to the North
Studio album by The Music
Released 20 September 2004
Recorded 2003 - 2004
Genre Rock
Length 55:13
Label Virgin Records
Producer Brendan O'Brien
The Music chronology
The Music
(2002)
Welcome to the North
(2004)
Strength In Numbers
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
NME 9/10 stars link
Pitchfork Media 5/10 stars link
Tiny Mix Tapes 2.5/5 stars link

Welcome to the North is the second album by British rock band The Music, first released in September 2004 (see 2004 in music).

This album has been released with the Copy Control protection system in some regions.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Welcome to the North" – 5:10
  2. "Freedom Fighters" – 3:44
  3. "Bleed from Within" – 6:27
  4. "Breakin'" – 3:58
  5. "Cessation" – 3:51
  6. "Fight the Feeling" – 4:12
  7. "Guide" – 4:13
  8. "Into the Night" – 3:59
  9. "I Need Love" – 3:46
  10. "One Way In, No Way Out" – 3:50
  11. "Open Your Mind" (contains the hidden track "The Walls Get Smaller") – 11:58

B-Sides

  • "So Low"
  • "Come What May"

Singles and EPs[edit]

In the UK[edit]

In Japan[edit]

  • "Freedom Fighters", EP released 25 August 2004 link (in Japanese)
  • "Bleed From Within", EP released 22 December 2004 link (in Japanese)
  • "Breakin'", EP released 9 March 2005 link (in Japanese)

Special edition[edit]

On 24 January 2005, an expanded version of the album was released and features extra live tracks recorded at the Liverpool Academy. link

Extra tracks[edit]

  1. "Welcome to the North" (live)
  2. "The People" (live)
  3. "Freedom Fighters" (live)
  4. "I Need Love" (live)
  5. "Bleed From Within" (live)
  6. "Take the Long Road and Walk It" (live)

Release details[edit]

The album has been released in various countries.

Country Date Label Format Catalog
Japan 8 September 2004 Toshiba-EMI CD VJCP-68680
United Kingdom 20 September 2004 Virgin Records 2LP V2989
CD CDV2989
Australia 20 September 2004 Virgin Records CD 864 3742
United States 19 October 2004 Capitol Records CD CDP 7243 8 78516 2 6
United Kingdom 24 January 2005 Virgin Records Special Edition 2CD CDVX2989

External links[edit]