Fits (album)

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Studio album by White Denim

June 22, 2009 EU

October 20, 2009 US
Recorded 2008
Genre Indie rock, psychedelic rock
Length 36:52
Label Downtown Records
Full Time Hobby
Producer White Denim
White Denim chronology
Last Day of Summer
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media(7.0/10)[4]
Planet Sound(5/10)[5]
Drowned In Sound(5/10)[6]
The Guardian4/5 stars[7]
The Independent5/5 stars[8]
The Skinny4/5 stars[9]
The Daily Telegraph4/5 stars[10]
Uncut4/5 stars[11]

Fits is White Denim's second LP on European label Full Time Hobby Records,[12] following up the critically acclaimed releases of 2008's EU debut Workout Holiday and US debut Exposion.[13] The band's third full-length album was released in Europe on June 22, 2009, and was released in the United States on October 20, 2009 on Downtown Records.[14][15]

Prior to the album's release, on April 24, 2009, NME posted the song "Mirrored and Reverse" on their website, giving fans their first taste of Fits.[16] On June 8, 2009, Dallas-based music blog Gorilla vs. Bear released the song "I Start To Run."[17] A week before the album's official release, NME allowed readers to stream the entire album via their website.[18]

Track listing[edit]

1."Radio Milk How Can You Stand It"3:53
2."All Consolation"2:55
3."Say What You Want"2:51
4."El Hard Attack DCWYW"1:58
5."I Start to Run"2:52
6."Sex Prayer"2:04
7."Mirrored and Reverse"3:54
8."Paint Yourself"3:25
9."I'd Have It Just the Way We Were"2:19
10."Everybody Somebody"2:53
11."Regina Holding Hands"3:29

The album was later repackaged by Downtown Records as a 2 disc set with the U.S.-only album Exposion.[19]




  1. ^ "Reviews for Fits by White Denim - Metacritic". Metacritic. 
  2. ^ Lymangrover, Jason. "Review: Fits". Allmusic. Retrieved 27 February 2010. 
  3. ^ NME.COM. "NME Reviews - Album review: White Denim - 'Fits' - NME.COM". NME.COM. 
  4. ^ "White Denim: Fits - Album Reviews - Pitchfork". 
  5. ^ Earls, John. "Review: White Denim/Fits". Teletext. Retrieved 21 June 2009. 
  6. ^ Philip Bloomfield. "Album Review: White Denim - Fits". DrownedInSound. 
  7. ^ Ben Thompson. "CD: Pop review: White Denim: Fits". the Guardian. 
  8. ^ Andy Gill (18 June 2009). "Album: White Denim, Fits, (Full Time Hobby)". The Independent. 
  9. ^ "White Denim - Fits - The Skinny". Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  10. ^ Andrew Perry (22 June 2009). "White Denim: Fits, CD review". 
  11. ^ "Album Review: White Denim – Fits". Uncut. 16 June 2009. 
  12. ^ NME News, "White Denim return with new album",, April 3, 2009.
  13. ^ John Mulvey, "White Denim: Fits", Uncut Magazine, April 9, 2009.
  14. ^ Brock Thiessen, "White Denim Get Set To Release Second Album",, April 6, 2009.
  15. ^ White Denim,, August 2009.
  16. ^ Tim Chester, "White Denim - Mirrored And Reverse - Free MP3",, April 24, 2009.
  17. ^ Chris Cantalini, "New White Denim :: I Start To Run",, June 8, 2009.
  18. ^ NME News, "White Denim stream new album online before release",, June 15, 2009.
  19. ^ "Fits 2 disc edition", Discogs.

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