Confess (album)

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Confess
Twinshadowconfess.jpg
Studio album by
Released10 July 2012
Recorded2012
StudioRAD Studio, Music Friends, The House on Micheltorena, Jefferson Ave & Electric Lady Studios
Genre
Length43:08
Label4AD
ProducerTwin Shadow
Twin Shadow chronology
Forget
(2010)
Confess
(2012)
Eclipse
(2015)

Confess is the second album by Twin Shadow. It was produced by George Lewis Jr.[4][5]

Background and recording[edit]

Although its predecessor, Forget, reminisces over the past, Confess focuses on the present. As George Lewis Jr. said, "This album is about being on the road and the way my relationships have changed with people. I'm spelling out my reality as it is right now." [6]

Commercial performance and reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic76/100[7]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media8.6/10[8]
NME(8/10)[2]
Consequence of Sound3.5/5 stars[9]

The album debuted with first week sales of 8,000 copies. As of March 2015, Confess has sold 30,000 copies in the United States.[10] Critical reception for Confess was positive. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 76, based on 32 reviews.[7]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by George W. Lewis Jr.

No.TitleLength
1."Golden Light"4:38
2."You Call Me On"3:31
3."Five Seconds"4:20
4."Run My Heart"4:38
5."The One"3:18
6."Beg for the Night"3:42
7."Patient"3:25
8."When the Movie's Over"3:58
9."I Don't Care"2:47
10."Be Mine Tonight/Mirror In The Dark (Hidden Track starts at 5:27)"8:49
Total length:43:08

Personnel[edit]

Other personnel[edit]

  • Michael H. Brauer - mixing
  • Ryan Gilligan - mix assistant and Pro-Tools engineer
  • Leon Kelly - assistant recording engineer
  • Mixed at Electric Lady Studios, NY

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Belgian Albums Chart (Flanders)[11] 162

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Phares, Heather. "Confess - Twin Shadow". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 22 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b Stevens, Jenny. "Twin Shadow - 'Confess'". NME. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  3. ^ http://beatsperminute.com/reviews/album-review-twin-shadow-confess/
  4. ^ Stevens, Jenny (8 July 2012). "Twin Shadow –'Confess' George Lewis Jr's second album is a thrill ride". Retrieved 9 July 2012.
  5. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (5 July 2012). "Twin Shadow – Interview". Pitchforrk. Retrieved 9 July 2012.
  6. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry. "Interview: Twin Shadow; Pitchfork". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved 9 July 2012.
  7. ^ a b Confess (album) at Metacritic Retrieved 22 June 2013.
  8. ^ Cohen, Ian (6 July 2012). "Twin Shadow: Confess". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
  9. ^ Kivel, Adam (12 July 2012). "Album Review: Twin Shadow - Confess". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
  10. ^ "Upcoming Releases - HITS Daily Double". Hits Daily Double. Archived from the original on 14 March 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  11. ^ "Twin Shadow – Confess". Ultratop (in Dutch). Retrieved 31 July 2013.