Bring It Back (Mates of State album)

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Bring It Back
Studio album by Mates of State
Released March 21, 2006
Genre Indie Pop, Electronica
Label Barsuk Records
Mates of State chronology
Team Boo
(2003)
Bring It Back
(2006)
Re-Arrange Us
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
The A.V. Club B+ [2]
Pitchfork Media (7.8/10) [3]
Entertainment Weekly B [4]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [5]

Bring It Back is the fourth album by American indie pop band Mates of State. Released March 21, 2006 on Barsuk records, the band's fourth album was their first to register on the Billboard charts, reaching #35 on the Top Independent Albums chart, and #32 on the Top Heatseekers chart. The first track, "Think Long", references the Modest Mouse song of the same name.

The song "For the Actor" from the album has been used on commercials for both AT&T wireless phones and for the Royal Caribbean cruise line.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Think Long" - 4:43
  2. "Fraud in the '80s" - 4:22
  3. "Like U Crazy" - 3:57
  4. "Beautiful Dreamer" - 4:39
  5. "What It Means" - 2:25
  6. "For the Actor" - 4:33
  7. "Nature and the Wreck" - 2:22
  8. "So Many Ways" - 3:57
  9. "Punchlines" - 3:53
  10. "Running Out" - 6:49

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