You Can't Take It With You (album)

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You Can't Take It With You
Studio album by As Tall as Lions
Released August 18, 2009
Recorded January-March 2009
Genre Indie Rock
Producer As Tall As Lions and Noah Shain
As Tall as Lions chronology
Into the Flood
(2007)
You Can't Take It With You
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
BLARE Magazine 3.5/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (4.4/10.0)[3]
Sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[4]

You Can't Take It With You is the third and final studio album by Long Island band As Tall as Lions. It was released on August 18, 2009. The album debut at #88 on the Billboard Top 200.

History[edit]

In January 2008 the band began work on their new record "You Can't Take It With You." As of August 2008, the band had 12 songs written.

The single "Circles" was posted on the bands Myspace page on Thursday, June 18 available for streaming. Wednesday, July 22, "In Case of Rapture" was released for streaming on AbsolutePunk.net as a part of an ABSOLUTExclusive on the band.

At Midnight on August 13, 2009, the entire album was available for streaming on the band's official Myspace page.

On August 18, 2009, the day the album was released, it appeared on the iTunes Top 40.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Circles - 4:18
  2. Sixes & Sevens - 2:52
  3. You Can't Take It With You - 4:28
  4. Go Easy - 4:49
  5. Duermete - 8:19
  6. In Case of Rapture - 5:03
  7. We's Been Waitin' - 3:42
  8. Is This Tomorrow? - 3:54
  9. Sleepyhead - 3:14
  10. The Narrows - 4:25
  11. Lost My Mind - 6:14
  • (track 11 includes hidden bonus song Asleep in the Sea featuring Kimbra on vocals)

Limited edition[edit]

The limited edition includes a DVD (featuring making-of material and live footage) and three extra bonus tracks:[5]

  1. Home Is Where You're Happy - 1:54
  2. That's What You Get - 2:39
  3. Sleepyhead (Acoustic Version) - 3:15

Deluxe edition[edit]

The deluxe edition features the same bonus tracks as the limited edition, as well as the DVD. It also includes an exclusive EP of instrumental songs.[6]

Instrumental EP[edit]

  1. Drummy
  2. I Thought I Knew You
  3. Spector
  4. Persian Lullaby

iTunes bonus track version[edit]

The iTunes bonus track version has four bonus tracks:

  1. Sleepyhead (Acoustic Version)
  2. The Sweet Hereafter
  3. Where The Green Grass Grows
  4. Home Is Where You're Happy

Other recorded tracks[edit]

Other track titles mentioned by the band which may become b-sides include:

  • Paris
  • White Elephant
  • To the Sound

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roach, Pemberton (2009-08-18). "Allmusic review". Allmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  2. ^ "BLARE Magazine review". Blaremagazine.com. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  3. ^ "Pitchfork Media review". Pitchfork.com. 2009-10-16. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  4. ^ "Sputnikmusic review". Sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  5. ^ "Amazon.com". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-02-02. 
  6. ^ "Triple Crown Records". Merchdirect.com. Retrieved 2012-02-02.