Active Child

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Active Child
Origin United States
Genres
Labels Vagrant Records
Website activechildmusic.com
Members Pat Grossi

Active Child is the working name of electronic music artist Pat Grossi. His debut album, You Are All I See, was released in 2011 and garnered substantial reviews from media outlets like Pitchfork Media[1] and Drowned in Sound.[2] In 2011, Active Child opened for the French synthpop band M83.[3] In 2012, his song, "Hanging On," was covered by English pop artist Ellie Goulding and later included on her second album, Halcyon.[4]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

You Are All I See (2011, Vagrant Records)[5]

No. Title Length
1. "You Are All I See"   4:05
2. "Hanging On"   5:26
3. "Playing House" (feat. How to Dress Well) 3:23
4. "See Thru Eyes"   4:19
5. "High Priestess"   3:24
6. "Ivy"   3:06
7. "Way Too Fast"   5:16
8. "Ancient Eye"   3:38
9. "Shield & Sword"   3:39
10. "Johnny Belinda"   5:03
Total length:
41:19
Bonus Tracks
No. Title Length
11. "Call Me Tonight" (bonus track) 3:18
12. "Hanging On" (White Sea remix, bonus track) 4:01
13. "Diamond Heart" (B-side, bonus track) 5:40
14. "Body Heat (So Far Away)" (bonus track) 3:57
15. "Playing House" (Chad Valley remix, bonus track) 4:01
16. "Hanging On" (live at WFUV, bonus track) 5:10

Mercy (2015, Vagrant Records)[6]

No. Title Length
1. "1999"   4:05
2. "These Arms"   3:51
3. "Never Far Away"   3:18
4. "Darling"   4:22
5. "Mercy"   3:51
6. "Midnight Swim"   2:11
7. "Stranger"   3:16
8. "Temptation"   3:34
9. "Lazarus"   3:31
10. "Too Late"   3:31
Total length:
35:30

EPs[edit]

  • "Curtis Lane" (Merok Records, 2010)[7]
No. Title Length
1. "I'm in Your Church at Night"   4:35
2. "She Was a Vision"   5:07
3. "When Your Love Is Safe"   4:27
4. "Take Shelter"   5:33
5. "Weight of the World"   4:49
6. "Wilderness"   4:46
Total length:
29:17
No. Title Length
1. "She Cut Me"   2:12
2. "Subtle" (feat. Mikky Ekko) 4:00
3. "Feeling Is Gone"   3:26
4. "Sillhouette" (feat. Ellie Goulding) 4:08
5. "Calling in the Name of Love"   4:16
6. "Evening Ceremony"   4:07
Total length:
22:09

Compilations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Howe, Brian (August 26, 2011). "Active Child: You Are All I See | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. Retrieved September 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ Calvert, John (October 27, 2011). "Active Child – You Are All I See / Releases". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved September 26, 2014. 
  3. ^ McNeil, Kerry (October 4, 2011). "Active Child tours with M83; Plays CMJ first". CMJ. Retrieved October 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ Bain, Becky (July 10, 2012). "Ellie Goulding covers Active Child's "Hanging On": Listen". Idolator. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ You Are All I See (Deluxe Version) – Active Child
  6. ^ Mercy – Active Child
  7. ^ "Active Child - Curtis Lane (iTunes)". Curtis Lane - EP. Apple. May 24, 2010. Retrieved October 13, 2015. 

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