As Tall as Lions (album)

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As Tall as Lions
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Studio album by As Tall as Lions
Released August 8, 2006
Recorded 2006 at Vu Du Studios (Freeport, NY)
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock, emo
Length 45:12
Label Triple Crown Records
Producer Mike Watts and Steve Haigler
As Tall as Lions chronology
Lafcadio
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As Tall as Lions
(2006)
Into the Flood
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net (90%) [1]
Alternative Press 5/5 stars [2]
Pitchfork Media (5.3/10.0) [3]
PopMatters (8/10) [4]

As Tall as Lions is the second full-length album from As Tall as Lions. It was released on August 8, 2006, on Triple Crown Records.

Recording and production[edit]

The album took seven months to write and two months to record.[5] It was produced by Mike Watts and Steve Haigler, and was released on CD and Limited Edition Vinyl.[5]

Critical reception[edit]

The album received generally positive reviews. AbsolutePunk.net gave it a rating of nine out of ten, comparing them to (amongst others) Damien Rice, U2 and The Mars Volta.[6] PopMatters was equally enthusiastic, giving it 8 out of 10 and calling it "skillful, beautiful, and musically significant".[7] Alternative Press Magazine, known for reviewing mostly rock and indie bands, gave the album five of five stars and listed the band amongst their 2008's Most Anticipated Bands due to this "self-titled masterpiece."

Track listing[edit]

  1. Stab City - 3:36
  2. Song for Luna - 3:45
  3. A Break a Pause - 3:40
  4. Love, Love, Love (Love, Love) - 4:33
  5. Ghost of York - 4:07
  6. Milk & Honey - 4:34
  7. Be Here Now - 3:58
  8. I'm Kickin' Myself - 3:04
  9. Where Do I Stand? - 3:39
  10. Maybe I'm Just Tired - 10:30
    • Contains hidden track "A Soft Hum"

References[edit]

  1. ^ AbsolutePunk.net review
  2. ^ Alternative Press
  3. ^ Pitchfork Media review Archived May 14, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ PopMatters review
  5. ^ a b "Interviews: As Tall as Lions". MPLS Scene. Archived from the original on 2008-01-31. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 
  6. ^ Garett Press. "As Tall As Lions - As Tall As Lions review". AbsolutePunk.net. Archived from the original on 23 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 
  7. ^ Neal Hayes. "As Tall As Lions - As Tall As Lions review". PopMatters. Archived from the original on 6 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-24.