Departing (album)

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Studio album by The Rural Alberta Advantage
Released 1 March 2011
Genre Indie rock, Indie folk
Label Paper Bag Records (CAN)
Saddle Creek Records (US)
The Rural Alberta Advantage chronology
Mended with Gold

Departing is the second full-length album by Canadian indie rock band The Rural Alberta Advantage, released 1 March 2011 on Paper Bag Records in Canada and Saddle Creek Records in the United States.[1]

In a review of their December 2010 concert performance at Lee's Palace, The Globe and Mail recommended the album as a must-hear for 2011.[2]

The album was named as a longlisted nominee for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize.[3]

The song "Tornado '87" is about the Edmonton tornado of July 31, 1987, which occurred when band leader Nils Edenloff was living in that city.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Two Lovers" 3:23
2. "The Breakup" 3:18
3. "Under the Knife" 3:35
4. "Muscle Relaxants" 2:55
5. "North Star" 3:06
6. "Stamp" 3:09
7. "Tornado '87" 3:48
8. "Barnes' Yard" 2:25
9. "Coldest Days" 3:08
10. "Good Night" 4:05