Everybody (The Sea and Cake album)

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Everybody
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Studio album by The Sea and Cake
Released May 8, 2007 (2007-05-08)
Studio Key Club in Benton Harbor, Michigan
Soma Electronic Music Studios in Chicago, Illinois
Genre Indie rock, post-rock
Length 36:32
Label Thrill Jockey
The Sea and Cake chronology
Glass
(2003)
Everybody
(2007)
Car Alarm
(2008)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 74/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Exclaim! favorable[3]
Pitchfork 7.6/10[4]
PopMatters 6/10 stars[5]
Spin favorable[6]
Stylus Magazine B[7]

Everybody is a 2007 studio album by The Sea and Cake, released on Thrill Jockey.[8]

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Everybody received an average score of 74% based on 24 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews."[1]

Jason Crock of Pitchfork gave the album a 7.6 out of 10, saying, "It's been four years since their last album, and Chicago's post-rock heyday has past, but the Sea and Cake remain relevant simply by becoming more transparent."[4] Michael Franco of PopMatters gave the album 6 stars out of 10, stating that "this is the most rock-based album the Sea and Cake have made, but it still sounds modern, sophisticated, and ultra-cool."[5] Vish Khanna of Exclaim! called it "a mature yet adventurous effort by the Sea and Cake."[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Up on Crutches" 3:36
2. "Too Strong" 2:52
3. "Crossing Line" 2:46
4. "Middlenight" 3:32
5. "Coconut" 2:54
6. "Exact to Me" 3:39
7. "Lightning" 4:11
8. "Introducing" 3:22
9. "Left On" 4:53
10. "Transparent" 4:47

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[9] 9
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[10] 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Everybody by The Sea and Cake". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Everybody - The Sea and Cake". AllMusic. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Khanna, Vish (April 19, 2007). "The Sea and Cake - Everybody". Exclaim!. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Crock, Jason (May 8, 2007). "The Sea and Cake: Everybody". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  5. ^ a b Franco, Michael (May 8, 2007). "The Sea and Cake: Everybody". PopMatters. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  6. ^ Young, Jon (June 11, 2007). "The Sea and Cake, 'Everybody' (Thrill Jockey)". Spin. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  7. ^ Rosenberg, Tal (May 18, 2007). "The Sea and Cake - Everybody". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on February 4, 2010. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  8. ^ Ciminelli, Eddie (January 2, 2008). "Everybody Enduring: An Interview with Sam Prekop". PopMatters. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  9. ^ "The Sea and Cake - Chart history - Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 
  10. ^ "The Sea and Cake - Chart history - Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved April 10, 2017. 

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