Floral Green

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Floral Green
Floral Green.jpg
Studio album by Title Fight
Released September 18, 2012 (2012-09-18)
Studio Studio 4, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Genre
Length 32:47
Label SideOneDummy
Producer Will Yip
Title Fight chronology
Shed
(2011)
Floral Green
(2012)
Spring Songs
(2013)

Floral Green is the second studio album by American rock band Title Fight.

Production and composition[edit]

It was recorded with producer Will Yip[1] at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

The album's sound has been described as melodic hardcore,[2][3] post-hardcore,[4] emo,[5] art rock,[6] post-rock,[4] and shoegazing.[5]

Release[edit]

On July 8, 2012, posted a picture with the caption "September 2012".[7] The following day, the group's label SideOneDummy Records posted album artwork for Floral Green.[8] On July 24, "Head in the Ceiling Fan" was made available for streaming and as a free download via the group's website.[9] A music video was released for "Head in the Ceiling Fan", directed by Grey Zine guitarist Evan Evans. In August, the band performed at This Is Hardcore festival.[10] It was made available for streaming through NME on 14 September[11] and released a few days later through SideOneDummy Records.[12] In September and October, the band went on European tour with La Dispute and Make Do and Mend.[13] The band performed a celebratory release show for the album on October 19.[14]

In October and November, the group went on a headlining US tour with main support from Pianos Become the Teeth and Single Mothers. They were also supported on select dates by Tigers Jaw, Whirr, Power Trip and Face Reality.[15] On September 4, a music video was released for "Secret Society",[16] directed by Hannah Roman.[17] A 7" vinyl was released featuring "Secret Society" and an untitled B-side.[18] In March 2013, the band went on a tour of Australia with support from Luca Brasi.[19] In April and May, the group went on tour of Europe and the UK with support from Dead End Path and Whirr.[20] In August, the group appeared at FYF Fest.[21] In September and October, the band went on a headlining US tour with support from Balance And Composure, Cruel Hand and Slingshot Dakota.[22] In November, the band performed at Fun Fun Fun Fest.[23]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic84/100[24]
Review scores
SourceRating
AbsolutePunk90%[5]
Alter the Press!5/5[4]
BBC MusicFavorable[25]
idobi4/5[26]
Sputnikmusic3.5/5[2]

It peaked at number 69 on the Billboard Top 200. The album was included in TheWaster's top albums of 2012 list.[27]

Track list[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Numb, But I Still Feel It"3:03
2."Leaf"2:33
3."Like a Ritual"3:08
4."Secret Society"3:07
5."Head in the Ceiling Fan"4:00
6."Make You Cry"2:54
7."Sympathy"2:52
8."Frown"2:19
9."Calloused"2:02
10."Lefty"4:01
11."In-Between"2:54

All songs written by Title Fight

Personnel[edit]

  • Jamie Rhoden – guitar, vocals
  • Ned Russin – bass, vocals
  • Shane Moran – guitar
  • Ben Russin – drums

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Vinyl Albums[28] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brown, Harley. "Title Fight Break Down 'Floral Green': Exclusive Stream". SPIN. spin.com. Archived from the original on 5 April 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Gallo, Alexa. "Title Fight – Floral Green: Album Review". idobi Network. Archived from the original on January 7, 2016. Retrieved January 7, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-01-07. Retrieved 2016-01-07. 
  4. ^ a b c Garland, Emma. "Album Review: Title Fight - Floral Green". Alter the Press!. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved January 7, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c Beringer, Drew (September 17, 2012). "Title Fight - Floral Green". AbsoutePunk. Retrieved December 30, 2016. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-02-05. Retrieved 2016-01-07. 
  7. ^ Kraus, Brian (July 8, 2012). "Title Fight teasing "Floral Green" in September". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on July 12, 2012. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  8. ^ Whitt, Cassie (July 9, 2012). "SideOneDummy confirm Title Fight album title and cover". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on February 15, 2016. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  9. ^ Colwell, Matthew (July 24, 2012). "Title Fight release stream and free download of new song, "Head In The Ceiling Fan"". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on February 15, 2016. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  10. ^ Yancey, Bryne (May 10, 2012). "Gorilla Biscuits, Lifetime, Title Fight, dozens more tapped for This Is Hardcore 2012". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on August 21, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-01-07. Retrieved 2016-01-07. 
  12. ^ Gotrich, Lars. "Song Premiere: Title Fight, 'Sympathy'". All Songs Considered. NPR. Archived from the original on 22 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  13. ^ Yancey, Bryne (April 23, 2012). "La Dispute announce European tour with Make Do And Mend, Title Fight". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on April 26, 2014. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  14. ^ Kraus, Brian (September 15, 2012). "Title Fight announce 'Floral Green' record release show". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on December 17, 2017. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  15. ^ Colwell, Matthew (August 13, 2012). "Title Fight announce headlining tour dates with Pianos Become The Teeth and Single Mothers". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on April 4, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  16. ^ Colwell, Matthew (September 4, 2012). "Title Fight release insanely violent "Secret Society" music video". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on April 1, 2016. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  17. ^ Kennedy, Kerrie. "Shane Moran of Title Fight". Moshcam. Moshcam. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  18. ^ Kraus, Brian (September 9, 2012). "Title Fight releasing "Secret Society" 7-inch". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on December 17, 2017. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  19. ^ Kraus, Brian (November 11, 2012). "Title Fight announce Australian tour with Luca Brasi". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on December 17, 2017. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  20. ^ Whitt, Cassie (December 10, 2012). "Title Fight announce 2013 European tour with Whirr and Dead End Path". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on April 3, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  21. ^ Whitt, Cassie (May 13, 2013). "My Bloody Valentine, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Touche Amore, Title Fight to play FYF Fest". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on December 17, 2017. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  22. ^ Whitt, Cassie (June 10, 2013). "Title Fight announce headlining tour with Balance And Composure". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  23. ^ Campbell, Rachel (July 10, 2013). "Title Fight, August Burns Red, Slayer, MGMT to play Fun Fun Fun Fest". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Archived from the original on January 12, 2016. Retrieved December 17, 2017. 
  24. ^ "Critic Reviews for Floral Green". Metacritic. Archived from the original on December 17, 2017. Retrieved January 7, 2016. 
  25. ^ Deller, Alex. "Title Fight Floral Green Review". BBC Music. BBC. Archived from the original on January 7, 2016. Retrieved January 7, 2016. 
  26. ^ Lowe, Robert. "Title Fight - Floral Green (album review 2)". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved January 7, 2016. 
  27. ^ Antonio, Bill San. "Best Albums of 2012". TheWaster.com. Archived from the original on January 7, 2016. Retrieved January 7, 2016. 
  28. ^ "Vinyl Albums : October 6, 2012". Billboard. Archived from the original on December 17, 2017. Retrieved July 6, 2015.