Demolished Thoughts

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Demolished Thoughts
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Studio album by
Released24 May 2011[1]
Recorded2010
GenreAcoustic rock
LabelMatador Records
ProducerBeck
Thurston Moore chronology
Trees Outside the Academy
(2007)
Demolished Thoughts
(2011)
The Best Day
(2014)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic78/100 [2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
The A.V. ClubA[4]
Clash7/10[5]
Drowned in Sound8/10[6]
MSN Music (Expert Witness)A–[7]
Pitchfork8.1/10[8]
Slant Magazine3/5 stars[9]

Demolished Thoughts is the third solo studio album by American musician Thurston Moore. Mojo placed the album at number 18 on its list of "Top 50 albums of 2011"[10] while Uncut placed the album at number 23.[11]

Background and recording[edit]

Demolished Thoughts was produced by Beck Hansen and recorded in 2010 in Massachusetts and Los Angeles.[12] The title derives from The Faith's "It’s Time".[13]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Thurston Moore.

  1. "Benediction" - 5:16
  2. "Illuminine" - 4:02
  3. "Circulation" - 4:10
  4. "Blood Never Lies" - 5:07
  5. "Orchard Street" - 6:56
  6. "In Silver Rain With a Paper Key" - 5:43
  7. "Mina Loy" - 4:02
  8. "Space" - 6:39
  9. "January" - 4:52
  10. "This Train Is Bound for Glory" (iTunes Bonus Track)

Personnel[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Katzif, Michael (2011-05-15). "First Listen: Thurston Moore, 'Demolished Thoughts'". NPR. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
  2. ^ "Demolished Thoughts by Thurston Moore". metacritic.com. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  3. ^ Heather Phares (2011-05-24). "Demolished Thoughts - Thurston Moore | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  4. ^ Martins, Chris (2011-05-24). "Thurston Moore: Demolished Thoughts | Music | MusicalWork Review". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  5. ^ "Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts | Reviews | Clash Magazine". Clashmusic.com. 2011-05-23. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  6. ^ Ward, Mark (2011-05-18). "Thurston Moore - Demolished Thoughts / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  7. ^ Christgau, Robert (10 June 2011). "Garland Jeffreys/Thurston Moore". Expert Witness. MSN Music. Retrieved 2 June 2017.
  8. ^ "Thurston Moore: Demolished Thoughts | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. 2011-05-24. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  9. ^ "Thurston Moore: Demolished Thoughts | Music Review". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  10. ^ "MOJO's Top 50 Albums Of 2011". Stereogum. December 2, 2011. Retrieved December 16, 2011.
  11. ^ "Uncut's Top 50 Albums Of 2011". Stereogum. 2011-11-29. Retrieved 2013-09-12.
  12. ^ "Thurston Moore Announces New Solo Album". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
  13. ^ "Matador Records". Matador Records. Retrieved 2011-05-17.

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