Arc (Everything Everything album)

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Arc
EE Arc Cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released14 January 2013
Recorded2011-2012
Genre
Length48:05
LabelSony RCA
ProducerDavid Kosten
Everything Everything chronology
Man Alive
(2010)
Arc
(2013)
Get to Heaven
(2015)
Singles from Arc
  1. "Cough Cough"
    Released: 14 October 2012
  2. "Kemosabe"
    Released: 14 January 2013
  3. "Duet"
    Released: 24 March 2013
  4. "Don't Try"
    Released: 16 June 2013

Arc is the second studio album by British indie pop band Everything Everything. It was released in the United Kingdom on 14 January 2013,[1] having been preceded by the singles "Cough Cough" and "Kemosabe".

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic79/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
Clash8/10[3]
Impact4/5 stars[4]
NME(8/10)[5]
Pitchfork(7.6/10)[6]
The Guardian4/5 stars[7]
musicOMH4.5/5 stars[8]
Mixmag4/5 stars[9]
Drowned in Sound(8/10)[10]
This Is Fake DIY8/10[11]
No Ripcord5/10[12]

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition[1]
No.TitleLength
1."Cough Cough"3:42
2."Kemosabe"3:45
3."Torso of the Week"4:33
4."Duet"3:42
5."Choice Mountain"3:24
6."Feet for Hands"3:56
7."Undrowned"3:03
8."_Arc_"1:28
9."Armourland"3:41
10."The House Is Dust"3:28
11."Radiant"3:52
12."The Peaks"5:26
13."Don't Try"4:09

Critical reception[edit]

Freddie Holmes of The Underclassed gave the album a positive review stating:

A masterpiece, a deviation from the norm, and an extraordinary example of music and unquestionable talent; Arc is worth its weight in gold.[14]

7digital featured Arc as album of the week, praising the record as "schizophrenic, electro-pop perfection."[15]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "'Arc' by Everything Everything'". iTunes. Retrieved 2012-11-03.
  2. ^ "Arc". Metacritic. Retrieved 2013-08-19.
  3. ^ Freeman, John. "Everything Everything - Arc". Clash. Retrieved 2013-01-08.
  4. ^ Dixon, Jack (January 17, 2013). "Album Review: Everything Everything – 'Arc'". Impact. Retrieved January 17, 2013.
  5. ^ Kosten, David. "Everything Everything - Arc (NME Review". NME. Retrieved 2013-01-14.
  6. ^ Snapes, Laura. "Everything Everything - Arc (Pitchfork Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2013-01-17.
  7. ^ Mongredien, Phil (2013-01-13). "Everything Everything: Arc Review". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-01-22.
  8. ^ Headon, Martin (2013-01-14). "Everything Everything - Arc". musicOMH. Retrieved 2013-08-19.
  9. ^ Green, Thomas H. (2013-02-14). "Everything Everything". Mixmag. Archived from the original on 2013-08-18. Retrieved 2013-08-19.
  10. ^ Monroe, Jazz (2013-01-09). "Everything Everything - Arc". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 2013-08-19.
  11. ^ Backhouse, Andrew. "Everything Everything - Arc". ThisIsFakeDIY.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-08-19.
  12. ^ Coleman, David (2013-01-18). "Everything Everything: Arc". NoRipcord.com. Retrieved 2013-08-19.
  13. ^ "'Arc' (Deluxe Edition) by Everything Everything". iTunes. Retrieved 2012-11-03.
  14. ^ Holmes, Freddie (8 January 2013). "Everything Everything - New Album - 'Arc'". The Underclassed. Archived from the original on 5 May 2013.
  15. ^ "Everything Everything - 'Arc'". 7digital. January 2013.