Disconnect from Desire

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Disconnect from Desire
School of Seven Bells - Disconnect from Desire.png
Studio album by School of Seven Bells
Released July 7, 2010 (2010-07-07)
Genre
Length 50:11
Label
Producer Benjamin Curtis
School of Seven Bells chronology
Alpinisms
(2008)
Disconnect from Desire
(2010)
Ghostory
(2012)
Singles from Disconnect from Desire
  1. "Windstorm"
    Released: June 1, 2010[1]
  2. "Heart Is Strange"
    Released: September 14, 2010[2]
  3. "I L U"
    Released: December 5, 2010[3]
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 69/100[4]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[5]
The A.V. Club C[6]
Clash 6/10[7]
Consequence of Sound 4/5 stars[8]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[9]
Pitchfork Media 8.0/10[10]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[11]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[12]
Slant Magazine 3/5 stars[13]
Spin 7/10[14]

Disconnect from Desire is the second studio album by American indie rock band School of Seven Bells, released on July 7, 2010 by Vagrant Records and Ghostly International. It debuted at number 200 on the Billboard 200. A deluxe limited edition of the album was released in a box set containing 10 exclusive tarot cards and a bonus disc of alternate versions of the band's debut album Alpinisms.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Windstorm" 3:44
2. "Heart Is Strange" 5:01
3. "Dust Devil" 6:02
4. "I L U" 4:40
5. "Babelonia" 5:01
6. "Joviann" 5:06
7. "Camarilla" 4:52
8. "Dial" 4:54
9. "Bye Bye Bye" 4:15
10. "The Wait" 6:36
Total length: 50:11

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Disconnect from Desire.[16]

School of Seven Bells
  • Benjamin Curtis – recording, production
  • Alejandra Deheza – vocals
  • Claudia Deheza – vocals
Additional personnel
  • Bryan Collins – design
  • Joe Corey – mixing assistance
  • Tim DeLaughter – tubular bells (on "The Wait")
  • Toby Halbrooks – additional percussion (on "The Wait")
  • Mark Pirro – tubular bells recording (on "The Wait")
  • Jack Joseph Puig – mixing
  • Nolan Thies – additional percussion recording (on "The Wait")

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[17] 119
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[18] 16
US Billboard 200[19] 200
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[20] 9
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[21] 29

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Ref.
Japan July 7, 2010
  • Plancha
  • Art Union
[15]
Australia July 9, 2010 Speak N Spell [22]
United Kingdom July 12, 2010 Full Time Hobby [23]
United States July 13, 2010 [24]
Germany July 16, 2010 Full Time Hobby [25]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Windstorm – Single by School of Seven Bells". iTunes Store (US). Apple. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Heart Is Strange – EP by School of Seven Bells". iTunes Store (US). Apple. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ "I L U – Single by School of Seven Bells". iTunes Store (NO). Apple. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Reviews for Disconnect from Desire by School of Seven Bells". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  5. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Disconnect from Desire – School of Seven Bells". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  6. ^ Kornhaber, Spencer (July 13, 2010). "School Of Seven Bells: Disconnect From Desire". The A.V. Club. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  7. ^ Harris, Steve (July 12, 2010). "School Of Seven Bells – Disconnect From Desire". Clash. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  8. ^ Marvilli, Joe (July 22, 2010). "School of Seven Bells – Disconnect From Desire". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  9. ^ Hughes, Tom (July 8, 2010). "School of Seven Bells: Disconnect from Desire". The Guardian. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  10. ^ Granzin, Amy (July 14, 2010). "School of Seven Bells: Disconnect From Desire". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  11. ^ Branson, Scott (July 16, 2010). "School of Seven Bells: Disconnect from Desire". PopMatters. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  12. ^ Fricke, David (July 12, 2010). "Disconnect from Desire". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  13. ^ Cole, Matthew (July 12, 2010). "School of Seven Bells Disconnect from Desire". Slant Magazine. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  14. ^ Marchese, David (July 2, 2010). "School of Seven Bells, 'Disconnect From Desire'". Spin. Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  15. ^ a b "Disconnect From Desire : School of Seven Bells". HMV Japan. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  16. ^ Disconnect from Desire (CD liner notes). School of Seven Bells. Vagrant Records. 2010. VR597. 
  17. ^ "Chart Log UK: DJ S – The System Of Life". Zobbel. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  18. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  19. ^ "School of Seven Bells – Chart history" Billboard 200 for School of Seven Bells. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  20. ^ "School of Seven Bells – Chart history" Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums for School of Seven Bells. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  21. ^ "School of Seven Bells – Chart history" Billboard Independent Albums for School of Seven Bells. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
  22. ^ "School of Seven Bells". Speak N Spell. Archived from the original on August 2, 2010. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  23. ^ "Disconnect From Desire". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  24. ^ "Disconnect From Desire". Amazon.com. Retrieved May 7, 2016. 
  25. ^ "Disconnect from Desire" (in German). Amazon.de. Retrieved May 7, 2016.