Days (album)

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Studio album by Real Estate
Released 18 October 2011 (2011-10-18)
Genre Indie rock
Length 41:25
Label Domino Recording Company
Real Estate chronology
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Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 77/100 (32 reviews)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
AV Club A link
NME (7/10) link
Pitchfork Media (8.7/10) link
Popmatters (7/10) link 8.5/10 link

Days is the second full length album from indie rock band Real Estate. The album was recorded and produced by Kevin S. McMahon.[2] On their "Top 50 Albums of 2011" lists, Pitchfork Media placed it at number 9, Q and Uncut placed it at number 24,[3][4] and Paste placed it at number 47.[5] A video for the lead track "Easy" was released through Funny or Die and directed by Tom Scharpling.[6]

The album was recognized as #13 on The 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far list by Pitchfork Media in August 2014.[7]

The artwork for the album comes from conceptual artist Dan Graham's 1967 photographic collection Homes for America.

Critical reception[edit]

The album was met with very positive reviews upon its release. Pitchfork Media labeled it "Best New Music".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Easy" (Courtney, Real Estate) - 3:53
  2. "Green Aisles" (Courtney, Real Estate) - 5:01
  3. "It's Real" (Courtney, Real Estate) - 2:48
  4. "Kinder Blumen" (Mondanile) - 3:55
  5. "Out of Tune" (Courtney, Real Estate) - 4:51
  6. "Municipality" (Courtney, Real Estate) - 3:36
  7. "Wonder Years" (Bleeker) - 2:34
  8. "Three Blocks" (Courtney, Real Estate) - 3:18
  9. "Younger Than Yesterday" (Courtney, Real Estate) - 4:08
  10. "All the Same" (Courtney, Real Estate) - 7:21