Adelphia (album)

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Adelphia
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Studio album by A Skylit Drive
Released June 9, 2009 (2009-06-09)
Recorded Seattle, WA
Genre Post-hardcore, metalcore
Length 43:30
Label Fearless
Producer Casey Bates
A Skylit Drive chronology
Wires...and the Concept of Breathing
(2008)
Adelphia
(2009)
Identity on Fire
(2011)
Singles from Adelphia
  1. "Those Cannons Could Sink a Ship!"
    Released: May 26, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk 78%[1]
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
BoMR 4/5 stars[3]
Rain City Ambience (7/10)[4]
Rock Sound 8/10 stars[5]

Adelphia is the second studio album by American post-hardcore band A Skylit Drive and the first on Fearless Records.[6] It was released on June 9, 2009.[7][8] The album peaked at 64 on the Billboard 200 as well as number 11 on the Top Independent Albums.[9]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Michael Jagmin and Nick Miller.

No. Title Length
1. "Prelude to a Dream" 3:29
2. "Those Cannons Could Sink a Ship" 3:36
3. "Heaven" 3:38
4. "Running with the Light" 3:51
5. "Eva the Carrier" 3:43
6. "Worlds End in Whispers, Not Bangs (Interlude)" 1:26
7. "The Boy Without a Demon" 4:05
8. "Thank God It's Cloudy Because I'm Allergic to Sunlight" 3:28
9. "Air the Enlightenment" 2:29
10. "The Children of Adelphia" 3:01
11. "I Swear This Place Is Haunted" 3:45
12. "It's Not Ironic, It's Obvious" 3:41
13. "See You Around" 3:23
Total length: 43:30

Personnel[edit]

A Skylit Drive
Artwork and design
  • Kevin Knight – Art direction, photography
Production and recording

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
US Billboard 200 64
US Top Internet Albums[10] 11
US Top Independent Albums[10] 64

References[edit]

  1. ^ AbsolutePunk review
  2. ^ Adelphia at AllMusic
  3. ^ BoMR review
  4. ^ Rain City Ambience review Archived July 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Rock Sound review
  6. ^ Sendra, Tim (2009-06-09). "Adelphia - A Skylit Drive". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-11-02. 
  7. ^ "Artist Bio - A Skylit Drive". Fearless Records website. Retrieved on May 17, 2009.
  8. ^ Lally, Jonathan. "A Skylit Drive Album Art/Track Listing". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved on May 17, 2009.
  9. ^ Billboard.com - Discography - A Skylit Drive - Adelphia
  10. ^ a b "Adelphia - A Skylit Drive". AllMusic. 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2011-11-02.