Alopecia (album)

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Alopecia
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Studio album by Why?
Released March 11, 2008 (2008-03-11)
Recorded 2007
Genre Alternative hip hop, indie rock, indie pop
Length 44:56
Label Anticon
Producer Yoni Wolf, Josiah Wolf
Why? chronology
Rubber Traits EP
(2005)
Alopecia
(2008)
Almost Live from Eli's Live Room
(2008)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (76/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound (9/10)[3]
Pitchfork Media (8.2/10)[4]
The Skinny 5/5 stars[5]
Slant Magazine 4/5 stars[6]
Spin (7/10)[7]
The Stranger 4/5 stars[8]
Tiny Mix Tapes 4.5/5 stars[9]
Variety (favorable)[10]
The Village Voice (favorable)[11]

Alopecia is the second studio album by American rock band Why?. It was released on March 11, 2008 by Anticon.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Vowels, Pt. 2"   4:04
2. "Good Friday"   3:50
3. "These Few Presidents"   3:04
4. "The Hollows"   3:55
5. "Song of the Sad Assassin"   4:13
6. "Gnashville"   3:49
7. "Fatalist Palmistry"   3:53
8. "The Fall of Mr. Fifths"   3:16
9. "Brook & Waxing"   2:35
10. "A Sky for Shoeing Horses Under"   2:29
11. "Twenty Eight"   0:44
12. "Simeon's Dilemma"   3:33
13. "By Torpedo or Crohn's"   4:04
14. "Exegesis"   1:37

Personnel[edit]

Additional performers include Doseone, Jel, Odd Nosdam, Nedelle Torrisi, Paul Flynn, Liz Hodson, Andrew McDiarmid, Deborah Ranker, and Jeremy Ylvisaker.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alopecia - Why?". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Why? - Alopecia". AllMusic. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  3. ^ Diver, Mike (March 6, 2008). "Why? - Alopecia". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  4. ^ Crock, Jason (March 11, 2008). "WHY?: Alopecia". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  5. ^ Kerr, Dave (March 6, 2008). "WHY? - Alopecia". The Skinny. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  6. ^ McBee, Wilson (March 12, 2008). "Why?: Alopecia". Slant Magazine. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  7. ^ Zimmerman, Shannon (April 15, 2008). "Why?, 'Alopecia' (Anticon)". Spin. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  8. ^ Grandy, Eric (March 6, 2008). "Album Reviews". The Stranger. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  9. ^ Canino, Jeffrey. "WHY? - Alopecia". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  10. ^ Lewis, David (April 4, 2008). "Review: ‘WHY? – ‘Alopecia’’". Variety. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  11. ^ Gewolb, Matt (March 11, 2008). "Why?'s Alopecia". The Village Voice. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 

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