Fits (album)

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Fits
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Studio album by White Denim
Released

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
Exposion
(2008)Exposion2008
Fits
(2009)
Last Day of Summer
(2010)Last Day of Summer2010
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 81/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
NME (8/10)[3]
Pitchfork Media (7.0/10)[4]
Planet Sound (5/10)[5]
Drowned In Sound (5/10)[6]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[7]
The Independent 5/5 stars[8]
The Skinny 4/5 stars[9]
The Daily Telegraph 4/5 stars[10]
Uncut 4/5 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]

No. Title Length
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
12. "Syncn" 4:19

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

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References[edit]

  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". Telegraph.co.uk. 
  11. ^ "Album Review: White Denim – Fits". Uncut. 16 June 2009. 
  12. ^ NME News, "White Denim return with new album", NME.com, 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", Exclaim.ca, April 6, 2009.
  15. ^ White Denim, whitedenimmusic.com, August 2009.
  16. ^ Tim Chester, "White Denim - Mirrored And Reverse - Free MP3", NME.com, April 24, 2009.
  17. ^ Chris Cantalini, "New White Denim :: I Start To Run", gorillavsbear.net, June 8, 2009.
  18. ^ NME News, "White Denim stream new album online before release", NME.com, June 15, 2009.
  19. ^ "Fits 2 disc edition", Discogs.

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