Capture/Release

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Capture/Release
The Rakes - Capture-Release.jpg
Studio album by The Rakes
Released 15 August 2005
Recorded 2004–2005
Genre Post-punk revival
Length 41:23
Label V2 Records
Producer Paul Epworth, The Rakes
The Rakes chronology
Capture/Release
(2005)
Ten New Messages
(2007)Ten New Messages2007
Singles from Capture/Release
  1. "22 Grand Job"
    Released: 2004 (maxi single)
  2. "Strasbourg"
    Released: 27 September 2004
  3. "Retreat (The Rakes song)"
    Released: 2005
  4. "Work, Work, Work (Pub, Club, Sleep)"
    Released: 2005
  5. "22 Grand Job"
    Released: 31 October 2005
  6. "All Too Human"
    Released: 2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars link
NME (9/10) link
Drowned in Sound (9/10) link
Robert Christgau A− link
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars link
Playlouder 4.5/5 stars link
Dot Music (7/10) link
Pitchfork (6.3/10) link
The Guardian 3/5 stars link
PopMatters (4/10) link

Capture/Release is the debut album by The Rakes, released on 15 August 2005. The album peaked at number 32 on the UK. NME named it the 13th best album of 2005 and received general critical acclaim. It was released in the US on 18 April 2006 with the additional track "All Too Human".

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Alan Donohoe, Jamie Hornsmith, Lasse Petersen and Matthew Swinnerton.

  1. "Strasbourg" – 2:30
  2. "Retreat" – 2:58
  3. "22 Grand Job" – 1:46
  4. "Open Book" – 2:17
  5. "The Guilt" – 3:47
  6. "Binary Love" – 3:45
  7. "We Are All Animals" – 4:08
  8. "Violent" – 2:34
  9. "T Bone" – 3:36
  10. "Terror!" – 2:54
  11. "Work, Work, Work (Pub, Club, Sleep)" – 4:07
  12. "All Too Human" (US release) – 3:30

Japanese bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Wish You Were Here" – 2:13
  2. "Automaton" – 2:00

Media usage[edit]

"We Are All Animals" features in the documentary One Night in Turin, a film about the England national football team's 1990 World Cup campaign in Italy.

"Open Book" is a playable track in the video game Rayman Raving Rabbids: TV Party.

Personnel[edit]

  • Alan Donohoe – vocals
  • Jamie Hornsmith – bass guitar
  • Lasse Petersen – drums
  • Matthew Swinnerton – lead guitar