Clinging to a Scheme

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Clinging to a Scheme
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Studio album by The Radio Dept.
Released 19 April 2010
Recorded 2007–2009
Genre
Length 34:45
Label Labrador
Producer
  • Johan Duncanson
  • Martin Carlberg
The Radio Dept. chronology
Pet Grief
(2006)
Clinging to a Scheme
(2010)
Passive Aggressive: Singles 2002–2010
(2011)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 78/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The Boston Phoenix 3/4 stars[3]
Consequence of Sound A−[4]
Drowned in Sound 8/10[5]
NME 8/10[6]
Pitchfork 8.3/10[7]
PopMatters 8/10[8]
Q 3/5 stars[9]
Under the Radar 7/10[10]

Clinging to a Scheme is the third studio album by Swedish indie pop band The Radio Dept. It was released on 19 April 2010 by Labrador Records.

The first single, "David", was released on 23 June 2009. The second single, "Heaven's on Fire", was released on 1 April 2010.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Domestic Scene" 2:25
2. "Heaven's on Fire" 3:32
3. "This Time Around" 3:46
4. "Never Follow Suit" 4:09
5. "A Token of Gratitude" 4:07
6. "The Video Dept." 3:25
7. "Memory Loss" 4:17
8. "David" 3:32
9. "Four Months in the Shade" 1:50
10. "You Stopped Making Sense" 3:54

Personnel[edit]

  • Martin Larsson
  • Johan Duncanson
  • Daniel Tjäder
  • Per Blomgren – drums (track 10)
  • Mikael Häggström – live drums (track 3)
  • Mattias Oldén – saxophone (track 2)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clinging To A Scheme by The Radio Dept". Metacritic. Retrieved 21 April 2018. 
  2. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Clinging to a Scheme – The Radio Dept". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 April 2018. 
  3. ^ Brodeur, Michael (21 April 2010). "The Radio Dept. | Clinging To A Scheme". The Boston Phoenix. Archived from the original on 13 December 2010. Retrieved 21 April 2018. 
  4. ^ Young, Alex (26 April 2010). "The Radio Dept. – Clinging To A Scheme". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 21 April 2018. 
  5. ^ Ashurst, Hari (14 April 2010). "Album Review: The Radio Dept. – Clinging to a Scheme". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 21 April 2018. 
  6. ^ Snapes, Laura (16 April 2010). "Album Review: The Radio Dept – 'Clinging To A Scheme' (Labradour)". NME. Archived from the original on 19 April 2010. Retrieved 21 April 2018. 
  7. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (26 April 2010). "The Radio Dept.: Clinging to a Scheme". Pitchfork. Retrieved 21 April 2018. 
  8. ^ Corsa, Zach (19 April 2010). "The Radio Dept.: Clinging to a Scheme". PopMatters. Retrieved 21 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "The Radio Dept.: Clinging to a Scheme". Q (286): 125. May 2010. 
  10. ^ Studarus, Laura (18 April 2010). "The Radio Dept.: Clinging to a Scheme". Under the Radar. Retrieved 21 April 2018.