Dark Eyes (Half Moon Run album)

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Dark Eyes
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Studio album by Half Moon Run
Released 27 March 2012
Recorded Autumn 2011
Genre Indie rock, Indie folk, Indie pop
Length 39:28 (Canadian release)
43:34 (International release)
Label Indica Records, Glassnote Records, Communion Records
Producer Nygel Asselin and Daniel Lagacé
Half Moon Run chronology
Dark Eyes
(2012)
Sun Leads Me On
(2015)Sun Leads Me On2015
Singles from Dark Eyes
  1. "Full Circle"
    Released: 2012
  2. "Call Me in the Afternoon"
    Released: 2013
  3. "She Wants to Know"
    Released: 2014

Dark Eyes is the debut studio album by the Canadian indie rock band Half Moon Run, released through Indica Records in Canada on March 27, 2012.[1] Their debut single "Full Circle" reached number 29 on the Canadian rock/alternative chart in 2012. The track was also used on the 'Horizon' trailer for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, shown during E3 2013. The album's second single "Call Me in the Afternoon" peaked at number 19 on the Canadian rock/alternative chart in 2013. In the United States, the album has sold 12,000 copies as of September 2015.[2] The band also released a song entitled 'Unofferable' on the album's international release in July 2013.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
13Strings 4.5/5 stars[3]
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[4]
Buzz Magazine 3.5/5 stars[5]
Sputnik Music 4/5 stars[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Half Moon Run[7].

Original Canadian release
No. Title Length
1. "Full Circle" 3:02
2. "Call Me in the Afternoon" 3:04
3. "No More Losing the War" 3:57
4. "She Wants to Know" 4:12
5. "Need It" 3:26
6. "Give Up" 3:51
7. "Judgement" 3:05
8. "Drug You" 3:48
9. "Nerve" 3:17
10. "Fire Escape" 2:54
11. "21 Gun Salute" 4:52
Total length: 39:28

All tracks written by Half Moon Run, except "Unofferable" written with Isaac Symonds.

Chart performance[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[8] 8
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[9] 119
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[10] 186
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[11] 48
French Albums (SNEP)[12] 138
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[13] 12

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HALF MOON RUN WILL RELEASE THEIR DEBUT ALBUM 'DARK EYES'". Indica Records. 28 February 2012. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 
  2. ^ "Upcoming Releases". Hits Daily Double. HITS Digital Ventures. Archived from the original on September 17, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Half Moon Run Dark Eyes". 13Strings. Retrieved 7 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Monger, James. "Half Moon Run Dark Eyes". AllMusic. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Griffiths, Dave. "Half Moon Run - Dark Eyes". BuzzMagazine. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  6. ^ Aziz (6 February 2013). "Half Moon Run Dark Eyes". Sputnik Music. Retrieved 30 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "Half Moon Run - Dark Eyes". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-06-05. 
  8. ^ "Half Moon Run – Chart history" Billboard Canadian Albums Chart for Half Moon Run.
  9. ^ "Ultratop.be – Half Moon Run – Dark Eyes" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  10. ^ "Ultratop.be – Half Moon Run – Dark Eyes" (in French). Hung Medien.
  11. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Half Moon Run – Dark Eyes" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  12. ^ "Lescharts.com – Half Moon Run – Dark Eyes". Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "Half Moon Run – Chart history" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for Half Moon Run.