Civilian (Wye Oak album)

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Civilian
Wye Oak - Civilian album cover.jpg
Studio album by Wye Oak
Released March 8, 2011
Genre Indie rock, indie folk
Length 38:46
Language English
Label Merge (US)
City Slang (EU)
Producer John Congleton, Wye Oak
Wye Oak chronology
My Neighbor / My Creator (EP)
(2010)
Civilian
(2011)
Shriek
(2014)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (81/100) [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork 7.9/10[2]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]
The A.V. Club A[4]
Spin 8/10 stars[5]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3/5 discs[6]
Drowned in Sound 6/10 stars[7]
The Boston Phoenix 3.5/4 stars[8]
BBC Music (Positive)[9]

Civilian is the third studio album by indie band Wye Oak. It was released on March 8, 2011 by Merge Records in the United States and City Slang in Europe.[10]

The A.V. Club named Civilian the best album of 2011.[11]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Jenn Wasner.

No. Title Length
1. "Two Small Deaths" 3:50
2. "The Alter" 3:42
3. "Holy Holy" 4:35
4. "Dogs Eyes" 3:24
5. "Civilian" 3:40
6. "Fish" 4:49
7. "Plains" 3:45
8. "Hot as Day" 3:50
9. "We Were Wealth" 4:38
10. "Doubt" 2:27
Total length: 38:40

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Critic Reviews for Civilian. Metacritic. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  2. ^ Benan, David (March 11, 2011). "Civilian review". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  3. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Civilian review". Allmusic. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  4. ^ Hyden, Steven (March 8, 2011). "Wye Oak Civilian". The A.V. Club. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  5. ^ Modell, Josh. "Wye Oak Civilian review". Spin.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  6. ^ RS, Nick. "Wye Oak - Civilian". Tinymixtapes.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  7. ^ Clarke, Paul (March 4, 2011). "Wye Oak Civilian review". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  8. ^ Stewart, Ryan (March 31, 2011). "Wye Oak - Civilian CD review". Thephoenix.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  9. ^ Mulholland, Garry (March 10, 2011). "Sensual whispers and twilight moans from the Baltimore duo". BBC. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Civilian - Wye Oak orders". Mergerecords.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  11. ^ "The Best Music of 2011". The A.V. Club. Retrieved December 10, 2011.