Burn the Maps

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Burn the Maps
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Studio album by The Frames
Released September 17, 2004
Recorded Black Box Studios, France; Electrical Audio, Chicago, Illinois; Joe's House
Genre Rock
Length 56:30
Label Plateau Records
The Frames chronology
Set List
(2003)
Burn the Maps
(2004)
The Cost
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The New York Times (not rated)[2]
Pitchfork Media (4.7/10)[3]
Billboard 8/10 stars[4]
The Austin Chronicle 4/5 stars[5]
Planet Sound (7/10)
Stylus Magazine B+[6]

Burn The Maps is the fifth studio album by The Frames, released in Ireland on Plateau Records on September 17, 2004 and worldwide on ANTI- Records on February 8, 2005.

This was their first studio album to go to #1 in the Irish Album Charts. The songs "Fake", "Finally" & "Sideways Down" became their highest charting hits, reaching 4, 6, and 10 respectively.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Happy"
  2. "Finally"
  3. "Dream Awake"
  4. "A Caution to the Birds"
  5. "Trying"
  6. "Fake"
  7. "Sideways Down"
  8. "Underglass"
  9. "Ship Caught in the Bay"
  10. "Keepsake"
  11. "Suffer in Silence"
  12. "Locusts"

The song "Dream Awake" was featured in the NBC drama series Life at the end of series premiere and "Finally" is featured at the end of episode 11 of the first season, "Fill It Up".

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[7] 85
Irish Albums (IRMA)[8] 1
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[9] 54

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnny Loftus (2005-02-08). "Burn the Maps - The Frames | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-01-02. 
  2. ^ "New CD's". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-01-02. 
  3. ^ [1] Archived March 22, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "The Frames - Chart history". Billboard. 2009-07-04. Retrieved 2016-01-02. 
  5. ^ David Lynch (2005-03-18). "Review: The Frames - Music". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 2016-01-02. 
  6. ^ [2] Archived March 7, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – The Frames – Burn the Maps" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week 39, 2004". Chart-Track. IRMA.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – The Frames – Burn the Maps" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.

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