Could We Survive

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Could We Survive
EP by Joseph Arthur
Released March 18, 2008
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre Alternative rock
Length 20:56
Label Lonely Astronaut Records
Producer Joseph Arthur, Mathias Schneeberger, Matt Boynton, Jennifer Turner
Joseph Arthur chronology
Let's Just Be
Could We Survive (EP)
Crazy Rain (EP)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic (not rated) [1]
Comfort Comes (8/10) [2]
Pitchfork Media (5.4/10) [3]
PopMatters (4/10) [4]

Could We Survive is an EP from singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Joseph Arthur. The EP was released in the US on March 18, 2008. Could We Survive is the first in a series of four EPs released in anticipation for the release of Joseph's seventh studio album Temporary People on September 30.[5] From

The title track "Could We Survive" appeared in the House M.D. episode "Lucky Thirteen", which first aired on October 21, 2008. "Walk Away" also appeared in the Hung episode "Do It, Monkey!" and in the Lie to Me episode "Undercover".

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Rages of Babylon" Arthur, Turner 3:40
2. "Morning Cup" Arthur, Turner 5:12
3. "Shadows of Lies" Arthur 4:01
4. "Could We Survive" Arthur 2:14
5. "Walk Away" Arthur 3:16
6. "King of the Pavement" Arthur 2:35


  • Recorded and produced by Joseph Arthur, Mathias Schneeberger, Matt Boynton, and Jennifer Turner.
  • Musicians: Joseph Arthur, Mathias Schneeberger, Jennifer Turner, and Hoss.
  • Photography: Front cover by Joseph Arthur. Inside and back cover by Cerise Leang.
  • Lonely Astronaut Records #LA003.