Chasing Hamburg

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Chasing Hamburg
Polar Bear Club - Chasing Hamburg.jpg
Studio album by Polar Bear Club
Released September 8, 2009
Recorded April 6–May 4, 2009 at Red Room Recording in Seattle, Washington
Genre Post-hardcore, indie rock, pop punk, melodic hardcore
Length 31:56
Label Bridge Nine
Producer Matt Bayles
Polar Bear Club chronology
The Summer of George
(2008)
Chasing Hamburg
(2009)
Clash Battle Guilt Pride
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Rock Sound (8/10)[2]
AbsolutePunk.net (84%)[3]
Punknews.org 4/5 stars[4]

Chasing Hamburg, released on September 8, 2009, through Bridge Nine Records, is the second full-length studio album and fourth official release from the upstate New York-based post-hardcore/indie rock band Polar Bear Club. It is the follow-up to their teaser EP, The Summer of George, and received mostly favourable reviews.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "See the Wind" 2:21
2. "Living Saints" 2:33
3. "Boxes" 3:35
4. "Take Me to the Town" 3:34
5. "Drifting Thing" 2:28
6. "Light of Local Eyes" 3:19
7. "Song to Persona" 3:17
8. "The Old Fisher Burial Ground" 3:45
9. "One Hit Back" 2:52
10. "Chasing Hamburg" 4:12
Total length: 31:56

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog #
United States United States
Canada Canada
September 8, 2009[5] Bridge Nine Records CD 202232
12" vinyl 202231

Personnel[edit]

Details[edit]

  • Studio: Studio Litho and Red Room Recording in Seattle, Washington

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Review: Chasing Hamburg". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-11-04. 
  2. ^ Kearns, Emily. "Review: Chasing Hamburg". Rock Sound (127, October 2009): pg. 91. Retrieved 2009-11-04. 
  3. ^ Fallon, Chris (2009-10-05). "Review: Chasing Hamburg". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved 2009-11-04. 
  4. ^ French, Michael (2009-09-08). "Review: Chasing Hamburg". Punknews.org. Retrieved 2009-11-04. 
  5. ^ "Polar Bear Club "Chasing Hamburg" #B9R123". Bridge Nine Records. Retrieved 2009-11-04.