Emotionalism (album)

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Emotionalism
Emotionalismcover.jpg
Studio album by The Avett Brothers
Released May 15, 2007
Genre Folk rock
Length

58:45 (Standard Edition)

67:49 (iTunes Edition)
Label Ramseur Records
The Avett Brothers chronology
The Gleam
(2006)
Emotionalism
(2007)
The Second Gleam
(2008)

Emotionalism is an album released in 2007 by folk artists The Avett Brothers under Ramseur Records. The album's widespread success launched The Avett Brothers into the national spotlight, catching the eye of producer Rick Rubin who would then produce their next album I And Love And You. This album is considered to have launched them onto a national stage.[1][2]

Emotionalism was also the first album to introduce cellist Joe Kwon to their ensemble, who would become a permanent member of the band.[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net (83%)[4]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[5]
Paste Magazine 4.5/5 stars[6]
Pitchfork Media (7.5/10)[7]
Stylus Magazine (A)[8]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by The Avett Brothers.[9]

  1. "Die, Die, Die" - 2:50
  2. "Shame" - 3:53
  3. "Paranoia in B-Flat Major" - 3:37
  4. "The Weight of Lies" - 4:29
  5. "Will You Return?" - 2:46
  6. "The Ballad of Love and Hate" - 5:20
  7. "Salina" - 4:44
  8. "Pretty Girl from Chile" - 5:42
  9. "All My Mistakes" - 5:07
  10. "Living of Love" - 4:31
  11. "I Would Be Sad" - 3:44
  12. "Pretty Girl from San Diego" - 3:50
  13. "Go to Sleep"- 4:04
  14. "Hand-Me-Down Tune" - 4:07
  15. "In the Curve" (iTunes Bonus Track) - 3:44
  16. "Tales of Coming News" (iTunes Bonus Track) - 5:20

Personnel[edit]

The Avett Brothers

  • Seth Avett – lead & backing vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, piano, organ, glockenspiel, drums, percussion
  • Scott Avett – lead & backing vocals, banjo, acoustic & electric guitars, piano, drums, percussion
  • Bob Crawford – backing vocals, upright & electric bass, saxophones, bass clarinet, trumpet, percussion

Additional Musicians

  • Joe Kwon – cello (5, 7, 10, 13, 14), vocals (12)
  • Paleface - vocals, harmonica, guitar (13)
  • Donny Herron - fiddle (8, 13)
  • Monica Samalot - drums (13)

Notes and References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Avett Brothers: Beyond Blood". Retrieved September 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Forward Motion". Retrieved September 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Catching up with Joe Kwon of the Avett Brothers". Retrieved September 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ "The Avett Brothers - Emotionalism". AbsolutePunk.net. 
  5. ^ Emotionalism (album) at AllMusic
  6. ^ http://www.pastemagazine.com/action/article/4189/review/music/the_avett_brothers_emotionalism[dead link]
  7. ^ "The Avett Brothers". Pitchfork. 
  8. ^ "The Avett Brothers - Emotionalism - Review - Stylus Magazine". 
  9. ^ "Emotionalism (Bonus Track Version) by The Avett Brothers". iTunes. Retrieved September 1, 2015.