Yellow & Green (Baroness album)

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Yellow & Green
Yellow cover
Studio album by Baroness
Released July 17, 2012 (2012-07-17)
Genre Stoner rock, progressive rock, post-rock, alternative rock[1]
Length 39:50 (Disc 1)
35:19 (Disc 2)
75:09 (Total)
Label Relapse
Producer John Congleton
Baroness chronology
Blue Record
(2009)
Yellow & Green
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 82/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]
The A.V. Club B-[4]
BBC Very favorable[5]
Consequence of Sound 4/5 stars[6]
NME 6/10 stars[7]
Paste 7.2/10[8]
Pitchfork 8.5/10[9]
PopMatters 9/10 stars[10]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[11]
Spin 9/10 stars[12]
Imperiumi 8/10 stars[13]

Yellow & Green is the third studio album by the American rock band Baroness. The double album was released on July 17, 2012 through Relapse Records.[14][15] On May 14, 2012, the first single "Take My Bones Away" was revealed on Baroness' official YouTube channel. The second single "March to the Sea" was released on June 13, 2012. The third single "Eula" was debuted on Liquid Metal Sirius XM on June 18, 2012.

Reception[edit]

The album debuted at number seventy five on the Canadian Albums Chart[16] and at number thirty on the Billboard 200,[17] selling over 12,000 copies its first week.

The album was listed 18th on Stereogum's list of top 50 albums of 2012.[18]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1 (Yellow)[19]
No. Title Length
1. "Yellow Theme"   1:45
2. "Take My Bones Away"   4:59
3. "March to the Sea"   3:12
4. "Little Things"   5:03
5. "Twinkler"   3:17
6. "Cocainium"   5:09
7. "Back Where I Belong"   6:16
8. "Sea Lungs"   3:21
9. "Eula"   6:48
Disc 2 (Green)[19]
No. Title Length
1. "Green Theme"   4:23
2. "Board Up the House"   4:33
3. "Mtns. (The Crown & Anchor)"   4:17
4. "Foolsong"   2:58
5. "Collapse"   3:52
6. "Psalms Alive"   4:09
7. "Stretchmarker"   3:23
8. "The Line Between"   5:02
9. "If I Forget Thee, Lowcountry"   2:42

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dansby, Andrew (May 15, 2013). "After tragedy, Baroness has the mettle to push on". Houston Chronicle. 
  2. ^ "Yellow & Green - Baroness". Metacritic. Retrieved August 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo (July 16, 2012). "Yellow & Green". Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  4. ^ Reed, Ryan (July 17, 2012). "Yellow & Green". Retrieved July 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ Rauf, Razik (July 12, 2012). "Baroness Yellow & Green Review". Retrieved July 21, 2012. 
  6. ^ Hadusek, Jon (July 13, 2012). "Album Review: Baroness – Yellow & Green". Retrieved July 21, 2012. 
  7. ^ Gardner, Noel (July 16, 2012). "Baroness - 'Yellow And Green'". Retrieved July 24, 2012. 
  8. ^ Labate, Steve (July 18, 2012). "Baroness: Yellow & Green". Retrieved July 21, 2012. 
  9. ^ Stosuy, Brandon (July 18, 2012). "Baroness: Yellow & Green". Retrieved July 21, 2012. 
  10. ^ Brown, Dean (July 16, 2012). "Baroness: Yellow & Green". Retrieved July 21, 2012. 
  11. ^ Keyes, J. Edward (July 17, 2012). "Yellow & Green". Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  12. ^ Weingarten, Christopher R. (July 17, 2012). "Baroness , ‘Yellow & Green’". Retrieved July 23, 2012. 
  13. ^ Kaartinen, Niko (2012-09-30). "Levyarviot: Baroness - Yellow & Green". Imperiumi. Retrieved October 7, 2012. 
  14. ^ Zaleski, Annie (March 30, 2012). "Interview: Baroness' John Baizley discusses the 'unexpected' tone of their third album". Alternative Press. Retrieved April 25, 2012. 
  15. ^ Ramirez, Carlos (April 11, 2012). "Baroness, 'Yellow & Green': Georgia Sludgesters Announce Third Album". Noisecreep. AOL. Retrieved April 25, 2012. 
  16. ^ http://jam.canoe.ca/Music/Charts/ALBUMS.html[dead link]
  17. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/280692/baroness/chart
  18. ^ "LISTOMANIA: Stereogum’s Top 50 Albums Of 2012". Stereogum. December 5, 2012. 
  19. ^ a b "Baroness: 'Yellow & Green' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner Records. April 25, 2012. Retrieved April 25, 2012.