Cleopatra (album)

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Cleopatra
Cleopatra album cover.jpg
Studio album by The Lumineers
Released April 8, 2016
Recorded 2013–15
Genre
Length 33:47
Label
Producer Simone Felice
The Lumineers chronology
The Lumineers
(2012)
Cleopatra
(2016)
Singles from Cleopatra
  1. "Ophelia"
    Released: February 5, 2016
  2. "Cleopatra"
    Released: March 25, 2016
  3. "Angela"
    Released: April 1, 2016
  4. "Sleep on the Floor"
    Released: November 16, 2016

Cleopatra is the second studio album by American indie folk band The Lumineers. The album was released in the United States on April 8, 2016, and contains the singles "Ophelia", "Cleopatra" and "Angela". The album received positive reviews and commercial success, debuting at number one on the UK Albums Chart and the Billboard 200.

The cover is a photograph of actress Theda Bara.

Critical reception[edit]

Cleopatra received positive reviews. At Metacritic, the album received an average score of 67. PopMatters gave the album 60 points, saying : "If the Lumineers debut record was a representation of their metaphorical college years, Cleopatra is definitely their more mature, but confused, post-grad understanding of fame".

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic67/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Consequence of SoundC+[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."Sleep on the Floor"3:31
2."Ophelia"2:40
3."Cleopatra" (Schultz, Fraites, Simone Felice)3:21
4."Gun Song"3:36
5."Angela" (Schultz, Fraites, Simone Felice)3:21
6."In the Light"3:51
7."Gale Song" (Schultz, Fraites, Neyla Pekarek)3:13
8."Long Way from Home"2:32
9."Sick in the Head"2:31
10."My Eyes" (Schultz, Fraites, Neyla Pekarek)3:36
11."Patience"1:35
Deluxe version bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
12."Where the Skies Are Blue" (Abraham Hovey)2:20
13."Everyone Requires a Plan"2:40
14."White Lie"3:15
15."Cleopatra" (Acoustic Demo)4:48
Target bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
12."Sailor Song (Moitessier)"2:24
13."For Fra"1:42
14."Boots of Spanish Leather" (Bob Dylan)4:43

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[24] Platinum 835,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Cleopatra". AllMusic. 
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  21. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 2016". Billboard. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  22. ^ "Top Canadian Albums – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved December 15, 2017. 
  23. ^ "Top Billboard 200 Albums – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved December 12, 2017. 
  24. ^ "American album certifications – The Lumineers – Cleopatra". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved May 10, 2017.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH