Foil Deer

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Foil Deer
FoilDeer.jpg
Studio album by Speedy Ortiz
Released April 21, 2015 (2015-04-21)
Genre Noise pop, alternative rock, indie rock, pop punk, grunge
Length 41:30
Label Carpark Records
Speedy Ortiz chronology
Real Hair
(2014)
Foil Deer
(2015)
Twerp Verse
(2018)

Foil Deer is the second studio album by Boston, Massachusetts indie rock band, Speedy Ortiz. The album was released by Carpark Records on April 21, 2015.

Critical reception[edit]

Foil Deer received generally favorable reviews from critics; on Metacritic, it has a score of 83 out of 100, indicating "universal acclaim."[1]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(83%)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[8]
The A.V. ClubB[10]
Consequence of SoundB+[3]
The Guardian3/5 stars[9]
Pitchfork Media7.9/10[2]
PopMatters8/10 stars[7]
Robert ChristgauA–[4]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[6]
Spin7/10[5]

Accolades[edit]

Publication Accolade Year Rank
Stereogum The 50 Best Albums of 2015 2015 #44[11]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Good Neck"1:36
2."Raising the Skate"4:14
3."The Graduates"3:57
4."Dot X"3:38
5."Homonovus"3:18
6."Puffer"2:46
7."Swell Content"1:48
8."Zig"4:32
9."My Dead Girl"4:22
10."Ginger"2:38
11."Mister Difficult"3:36
12."Dvrk Wvrld"4:41
Total length:41:00

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Foil Deer Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. ^ Mapes, Jillian (20 April 2015). "Foil Deer Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ Kivel, Adam (15 April 2015). "Speedy Ortiz – Foil Deer". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Consumer Guide: Foil Deer". Noisey. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  5. ^ Brown, Harley (21 April 2015). "Foil Deer Review". Spin. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  6. ^ Exposito, Suzy (21 April 2015). "Speedy Ortiz: Foil Deer". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  7. ^ Pan, Arnold (20 April 2015). "Foil Deer Review". PopMatters. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  8. ^ Phares, Heather. "Foil Deer Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  9. ^ Empire, Kitty (19 April 2015). "Speedy Ortiz: Foil Deer review – unoriginal retro musings". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  10. ^ Anthony, David (21 April 2015). "Speedy Ortiz wrestles with its influences on Foil Deer". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
  11. ^ "The 50 Best Albums Of 2015". stereogum.com. 2015-12-01. Retrieved 2015-12-10.