Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone

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Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone
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Studio album by The Walkmen
Released March 26, 2002
Recorded 2001
Genre Post-punk revival
Length 50:49
Label Startime International
Producer The Walkmen, Greg Talenfeld
The Walkmen chronology
Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone
(2002)
Bows + Arrows
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B−[2]
Pitchfork Media 8.7/10[3]
The Village Voice C+[4]

Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone is the debut studio album by the American indie rock band The Walkmen, released on March 26, 2002 on Startime International. The album received generally positive reviews, especially from independent music reviewers. The song "We've Been Had" was featured in commercials for the Saturn Ion.

The cover is a detail of a Lewis W. Hine photograph, called Newsies at Skeeter's Branch, St. Louis, Missouri, 11:00 am, May 9, 1910.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "They're Winning" – 2:06
  2. "Wake Up" – 4:13
  3. "Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone" – 4:12
  4. "Revenge Wears No Wristwatch" – 3:20
  5. "The Blizzard of '96" – 3:01
  6. "French Vacation" – 4:31
  7. "Stop Talking" – 4:07
  8. "We've Been Had" – 3:29
  9. "Roll Down the Line" – 3:11
  10. "That's the Punch Line" – 3:13
  11. "It Should Take a While" – 6:22
  12. "Rue the Day" – 3:36
  13. "I'm Never Bored" – 5:28

Personnel[edit]

The Walkmen
Additional Personnel
  • Kisten McCord, Karen Waltuch, Meredith Yayanos - strings (3)
  • Harlem Horns - horns (7)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spano, Charles. "Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone – The Walkmen". AllMusic. Retrieved June 14, 2016. 
  2. ^ Sinclair, Charles (June 7, 2002). "Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 14, 2016. 
  3. ^ Dahlen, Chris (April 7, 2004). "The Walkmen: Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved June 14, 2016. 
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert (April 29, 2003). "Consumer Guide: Not Hop, Stomp". The Village Voice. Retrieved June 14, 2016.