Finelines

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Finelines
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Studio album by My Vitriol
Released 5 March 2001[1]
Recorded 1999–2000
Genre Alternative rock, nu gaze[2]
Length 48:02
Label Infectious (UK) / Epic, Sony (U.S.)
Producer Chris Sheldon and Som Wardner
Singles from Finelines
  1. "Losing Touch"
    Released: 3 April 2000
  2. "Cemented Shoes"
    Released: 10 July 2000
  3. "Pieces"
    Released: 30 October 2000
  4. "Always: Your Way"
    Released: 12 February 2001
  5. "Grounded"
    Released: 7 May 2001
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 74/100[3]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[4]
Contactmusic.com (9.5/10)[5]
NME (6/10)[6]
Rockfeedback 3/5 stars[7]

Finelines is the debut album released in 2001 by the British alternative rock band My Vitriol. The album spawned five singles and reached 24th on the UK Albums Chart and received huge critical acclaim.[8] The album features an alternative rock sound.[9] Exclaim! compared the sound to the genres shoegazing and grunge.[10] with inspirations from Smashing Pumpkins, My Bloody Valentine and Foo Fighters.[9]

Track listing[edit]

Finelines

  • All songs written by Som Wardner.
  1. "Alpha Waves" – 2:16
  2. "Always: Your Way" – 3:50
  3. "The Gentle Art of Choking" – 3:29
  4. "Kohlstream" – 0:26
  5. "Cemented Shoes" – 3:02
  6. "Grounded" – 2:31
  7. "C.O.R. (Critic-Orientated-Rock)" – 0:38
  8. "Infantile" – 3:48
  9. "Ode to the Red Queen" – 4:04
  10. "Tongue Tied" – 5:18
  11. "Windows & Walls" – 3:29
  12. "Taprobane" – 1:19
  13. "Losing Touch" – 3:03
  14. "Pieces" – 4:25
  15. "Falling Off the Floor" – 3:22
  16. "Under the Wheels" – 3:02
  17. "All of Me" – 4:01 (Japanese release only)
  18. "Another Lie" – 2:07 (Japanese release only)
  19. "Safety Zones & Crumple Zones" – 2:36 (Japanese release only)

Between the Lines (included in 2002 UK release)

  1. "Deadlines"
  2. "Wait a Minute"
  3. "Windows & Walls (Piano Version)"
  4. "Safety Zones & Crumple Zones"
  5. "Vapour Trails"
  6. "Taprobane & Losing Touch (Acoustic Session)"
  7. "Oh Father" (Written by Madonna and Patrick Leonard)
  8. "Spotlights"
  9. "Moodswings"
  10. "Game of Pricks"
  11. "Another Lie"
  12. "It Came Crashing"
  13. "Static"
  14. "Always: Your Way (Live Acoustic)"
  15. "Breakfast (Live session)"
  16. "All of Me"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pamela Leader (26 March 2001). "My Vitriol - Finelines". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 6 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Murray, John (4 November 2016). "25 Albums That Owe Their Existence To My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless’ 1992-2016". Overblown. Retrieved 25 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Finelines Reviews". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2016-12-08. 
  4. ^ Dean Carlson. "Finelines". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "My Vitriol: Finelines/Between the Lines". Contactmusic.com. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  6. ^ Mark Beaumont (8 March 2001). "My Vitriol : Finelines". NME. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  7. ^ Toby L. "My Vitriol - 'Finelines' & 'Between The Lines' (Infectious)". Rockfeedback. Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "Metacritic Reviews of Finelines". Retrieved August 14, 2010. 
  9. ^ a b Snierson, Dan (28 June 2002). "Finelines". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
  10. ^ Lindsay, Cam (1 January 2006). "My Vitriol Finelines". Exclaim!. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 

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