Comeback Kid (song)
|Single by Sleigh Bells|
|from the album Reign of Terror|
|Released||January 17, 2012|
|Format||CD, digital, vinyl|
|Producer(s)||Derek E. Miller|
|Sleigh Bells singles chronology|
|Reign of Terror track listing|
"Comeback Kid" is a song written and performed by noise pop duo Sleigh Bells, issued as the official lead single for their second album Reign of Terror (following the promotional single “Born to Lose”). The song was released January 17, 2012. On February 18, the band performed the song on Saturday Night Live.
The music video was directed by Miller and Gregory Kohn. It was filmed in Jupiter, Florida, Miller's home town. Scenes were shot in his old neighborhood, his mother's room and a local grocery store.
The song has received positive reviews from critics. Billboard described the song as “a bizarrely catchy track”. Greg Kot of the Chicago Tribune positively compared the song to songs from the band’s debut album Treats, stating that “the production is more refined” and has “a more spacious arrangement”.
- Track Review: Sleigh Bells, 'Comeback Kid' | Billboard.com. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
- SPIN Mobile - Misc - Sleigh Bells Exclusive: Hear New Single 'Born to Lose'. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
- Amazon.com: Comeback Kid: Sleigh Bells: MP3 Downloads. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
- SNL Archives | Episode. Retrieved February 1, 2015.
- Sleigh Bells – “Comeback Kid” Video – Stereogum. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
- Video: Sleigh Bells: "Comeback Kid" | News | Pitchfork. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
- Sleigh Bells album review; Reign of Terror reviewed - Chicago Tribune. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
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