Echoes (The Rapture album)

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Echoes
Rapture echoes.jpg
Studio album by The Rapture
Released September 8, 2003
Recorded 2003
Genre
Length 47:00
Label
Producer
The Rapture chronology
Out of the Races and Onto the Tracks
(2001)
Echoes
(2003)
Pieces of the People We Love
(2006)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 76/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly B+[3]
The Guardian 3/5 stars[4]
Hot Press 8/10[5]
Pitchfork 9.0/10[6]
Q 4/5 stars[7]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[8]
Spin B−[9]
Uncut 4/5 stars[10]
The Village Voice A−[11]

Echoes is the debut studio album by American dance-punk band The Rapture, released in 2003.

The album was highly praised by Pitchfork, who hailed the album as the best of 2003,[12] as well as placing the songs "I Need Your Love" at number 323 and "House of Jealous Lovers" at number 16 on their best songs of the 2000s countdown. Resident Advisor ranked the album at number 35 on their list of the best albums of the decade.[13] The song "House of Jealous Lovers" was also ranked sixth on NME's list of the top 100 tracks of the decade.[14]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by The Rapture, except where noted.

  1. "Olio" – 5:20
  2. "Heaven" – 3:47
  3. "Open Up Your Heart" – 5:22
  4. "I Need Your Love" (The Rapture, The DFA) – 4:39
  5. "The Coming of Spring" – 2:43
  6. "House of Jealous Lovers" – 5:04
  7. "Echoes" – 3:06
  8. "Killing" (The Rapture, The DFA) – 3:37
  9. "Sister Saviour" (The Rapture, The DFA, E. Passelli) – 3:51
  10. "Love Is All" – 4:26
  11. "Infatuation" – 5:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Luke Jenner – guitar, percussion, keyboards, vocals
  • Pete Caffarella – keyboards
  • Gabriel Andruzzi – percussion, saxophone
  • Vito Roccoforte – percussion, drums
  • Matt Safer – bass, percussion, keyboards, vocals
  • Tyler Brodie – backing vocals
  • Amber Lasciak – backing vocals
  • Helen Stickler – backing vocals
  • James Murphy – programming, multi instruments, engineering, mixing
  • Tim Goldsworthy – programming, multi instruments, engineering, mixing

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[15] 121
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[16] 2

Use of songs in other media[edit]

  • The song "Echoes" appeared in the 2007 comedy Superbad.
  • "Echoes" is also the theme song for the British drama Misfits.[17]
  • The song "Killing" was featured in the 2005 video game True Crime: New York City

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Echoes by The Rapture". Metacritic. Retrieved February 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Echoes – The Rapture". AllMusic. Retrieved May 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ Hermes, Will (October 17, 2003). "Echoes / DFA Records Compilation #1". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Petridis, Alexis (August 29, 2003). "The Rapture: Echoes". The Guardian. London. ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. Retrieved May 6, 2015. 
  5. ^ Porcelli, Kim (September 18, 2003). "Echoes". Hot Press. Retrieved August 30, 2015. (subscription required (help)). 
  6. ^ Schreiber, Ryan (September 9, 2003). "The Rapture: Echoes". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved May 6, 2015. 
  7. ^ "The Rapture: Echoes". Q (207): 114. October 2003. 
  8. ^ Sheffield, Rob (October 30, 2003). "The Rapture: Echoes". Rolling Stone (934). OCLC 680063773. Archived from the original on February 23, 2004. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  9. ^ Wolk, Douglas (November 2003). "The Rapture: Echoes / Various Artists: DFA Records Compilation #1". Spin. 19 (11): 111. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Bliss Factory". Uncut (77): 122. October 2003. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  11. ^ Christgau, Robert (February 10, 2004). "Consumer Guide: Parts of the Elephunk". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  12. ^ Pitchfork staff (December 31, 2003). "Top 50 Albums of 2003". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved August 30, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Top 100 albums of the '00s". Resident Advisor. January 25, 2010. Retrieved March 19, 2010. 
  14. ^ "100 Tracks Of The Decade". NME. ISSN 0028-6362. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  15. ^ "The Rapture – Chart history" Billboard 200 for The Rapture. Retrieved September 25, 2012.
  16. ^ "The Rapture – Chart history" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for The Rapture. Retrieved September 25, 2012.
  17. ^ "Misfits - Episode 1 playlists". E4. Retrieved September 6, 2011.