Cigarettes After Sex (album)

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Cigarettes After Sex
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 9, 2017 (2017-06-09)
Recorded
  • December 2015 (Brooklyn, NY)
  • May 2016 (Manhattan, NY)[a]
Genre
Length46:56
LabelPartisan
ProducerGreg Gonzalez
Cigarettes After Sex chronology
I.
(2012)
Cigarettes After Sex
(2017)
Cry
(2019)
Singles from Cigarettes After Sex
  1. "K."
    Released: December 1, 2016[3]
  2. "Apocalypse"
    Released: March 20, 2017[4]
  3. "Each Time You Fall in Love"
    Released: May 16, 2017[5]
  4. "Sweet"
    Released: August 29, 2017[6]

Cigarettes After Sex is the debut studio album by American ambient pop band Cigarettes After Sex. It was released on June 9, 2017, by Partisan Records and received positive reviews from critics.[7]

As of May 2018, it had sold 19,194 copies in United Kingdom.[8]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
AnyDecentMusic?7.5/10[9]
Metacritic75/100[7]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[10]
The A.V. ClubB[11]
Financial Times4/5 stars[12]
The Guardian4/5 stars[1]
Mojo4/5 stars[13]
Pitchfork7.4/10[2]
PopMatters8/10[14]
Q4/5 stars[15]
Record Collector4/5 stars[16]
Uncut6/10[17]

Accolades[edit]

Publication Accolade Year Rank Ref.
Rough Trade Albums of the Year 2017
6

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Greg Gonzalez.

No.TitleLength
1."K."5:19
2."Each Time You Fall in Love"4:50
3."Sunsetz"3:34
4."Apocalypse"4:50
5."Flash"4:34
6."Sweet"4:51
7."Opera House"6:04
8."Truly"4:03
9."John Wayne"4:18
10."Young & Dumb"4:33

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Cigarettes After Sex.[19]

Cigarettes After Sex

  • Greg Gonzalez – vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, recording, production
  • Phillip Tubbs – keyboards
  • Randy Miller – bass, graphic design
  • Jacob Tomsky – drums

Additional personnel

  • Rocky Gallo – recording on "Each Time You Fall In Love", mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Charts[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Each Time You Fall in Love"

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Cook, Cameron (June 8, 2017). "Cigarettes After Sex: Cigarettes After Sex". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  3. ^ "K. – Single by Cigarettes After Sex". iTunes Store (United States). Retrieved June 19, 2017.
  4. ^ "Apocalypse – Single by Cigarettes After Sex". iTunes Store (United States). Retrieved June 19, 2017.
  5. ^ "Each Time You Fall In Love – Single by Cigarettes After Sex". iTunes Store (United States). Retrieved June 19, 2017.
  6. ^ "Sweet – Single by Cigarettes After Sex". iTunes Store (United States). Retrieved October 13, 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Reviews and Tracks for Cigarettes After Sex by Cigarettes After Sex". Metacritic. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  8. ^ Homewood, Ben (May 11, 2018). "Cigarettes After Sex ready new music ahead of biggest UK show". Music Week. Retrieved June 9, 2018.
  9. ^ "Cigarettes After Sex by Cigarettes After Sex reviews". AnyDecentMusic?. Retrieved August 29, 2019.
  10. ^ Bemrose, Bekki. "Cigarettes After Sex – Cigarettes After Sex". AllMusic. Retrieved June 10, 2017.
  11. ^ Partridge, Kenneth (June 9, 2017). "Cigarettes After Sex makes mysterious dream-pop for your postcoital haze". The A.V. Club. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  12. ^ Hunter-Tilney, Ludovic (June 16, 2017). "Cigarettes After Sex: Cigarettes After Sex — 'authentically obsessive mood'". Financial Times. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  13. ^ Catchpole, Chris (September 2017). "Cigarettes After Sex: Cigarettes After Sex". Mojo (286): 88.
  14. ^ Lathan, Ryan (June 21, 2017). "Cigarettes After Sex: Cigarettes After Sex". PopMatters. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  15. ^ Barton, Laura (August 2017). "Cigarettes After Sex: Cigarettes After Sex". Q (375): 103.
  16. ^ Kennedy, Jake (June 2017). "Cigarettes After Sex – Cigarettes After Sex". Record Collector (467). Retrieved July 23, 2018.
  17. ^ Watts, Peter (July 2017). "Cigarettes After Sex: Cigarettes After Sex". Uncut (242): 26.
  18. ^ "Albums of the Year". Rough Trade. November 14, 2017. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
  19. ^ Cigarettes After Sex (liner notes). Cigarettes After Sex. Partisan Records. 2017. PTKF2146-2.CS1 maint: others (link)
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