Achilles Heel (album)

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Achilles Heel
Achilles Heel album cover.jpg
Studio album by Pedro the Lion
Released May 25, 2004 (2004-05-25)
Recorded Oct 03 - Jan 04
Genre Indie rock
Length 38:11
Label Jade Tree (JT1095)
Producer David Bazan
Pedro the Lion chronology
Control
(2002)
Achilles Heel
(2004)
Tour EP '04
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (4.7/10)[2]

Achilles Heel (also known as Pedro the Lion's Achilles Heel) is the fourth and final album by indie rock band Pedro the Lion. It was released on May 25, 2004, on Jade Tree Records. The cover artwork was by Jesse LeDoux. It reached #26 on the Top Heatseekers and #24 on the Top Independent Albums charts.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bands With Managers"  – 3:46
  2. "Foregone Conclusions"  – 2:27
  3. "The Fleecing"  – 4:41
  4. "Discretion"  – 2:50
  5. "Arizona"  – 4:08
  6. "Keep Swinging"  – 2:53
  7. "Transcontinental"  – 2:38
  8. "I Do"  – 4:11
  9. "A Simple Plan"  – 3:41
  10. "Start Without Me"  – 3:11
  11. "The Poison"  – 3:46

All songs by David Bazan except "Keep Swinging" (co-written with T.W. Walsh) and "Start Without Me" (T.W. Walsh).

Personnel[edit]

  • David Bazan — vocals, guitar, drums, synthesizer, bass and percussion
  • T.W. Walsh — bass, drums, synthesizer and guitar
  • James McAlister — percussion, drums and synthesizer
  • Casey Foubert — guitar on "Keep Swinging"

Credits[edit]

  • David Bazan, T.W. Walsh — engineering
  • Chris Colbert — mixing
  • Jesse LeDoux — cover art

References[edit]