Exploding Head

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Exploding Head
Explodingheadalbumcover.jpg
Studio album by A Place to Bury Strangers
Released 6 October 2009
Recorded 2008 - 2009
Genre Noise rock
Shoegazing
Post-punk revival
Length 43:02
Label Mute
Producer Andy Smith
A Place to Bury Strangers chronology
A Place to Bury Strangers
(2007)
Exploding Head
(2009)
Worship
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars link
AltSounds(93%) [1]
BBC(favourable) link
CHARTattack4.5/5 stars link
Drowned in Sound(9/10) link
Pitchfork Media(6.6/10) link
PopMatters(7/10) link
Rock Sound(9/10) [2]
Spin3.5/5 stars link
Tiny Mix Tapes4/5 stars link

Exploding Head is the second album from the noise rock band A Place to Bury Strangers. It is their first release on a major label and the first album for their new label Mute Records. "In Your Heart" was released as the first single and "Keep Slipping Away" was released as a single on Monday 7 December 2009 in the UK. The album was a critical success and received a metascore of 79 out of 100.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."It Is Nothing"3:08
2."In Your Heart"3:10
3."Lost Feeling"5:13
4."Deadbeat"3:32
5."Keep Slipping Away"4:35
6."Ego Death"5:42
7."Smile When You Smile"4:51
8."Everything Always Goes Wrong"3:40
9."Exploding Head"3:33
10."I Lived My Life to Stand in the Shadow of Your Heart"5:38

Japan bonus tracks[edit]

No.TitleLength
11."It's a Fast Driving Rave-Up with a Place to Bury Strangers"4:24
12."Alive"2:29
13."Hit the Ground"4:29
14."Strictly Looks"4:14
15."You Still Love Me"2:37
16."Keep Slipping Away" (South Central Remix)4:40