Go Now and Live

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Go Now and Live
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Studio album by We Are the Ocean
Released 25 April 2011
Recorded 6 December 2010–7 January 2011[1]
Genre Post-hardcore, alternative rock, melodic hardcore, pop punk, alternative metal
Length 33:19
Label Hassle
Producer Pete Miles
We Are the Ocean chronology
Cutting Our Teeth
(2010)
Go Now and Live
(2011)
Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow
(2012)
Singles from Go Now And Live
  1. "What It Feels Like"
    Released: 9 February 2011
  2. "The Waiting Room"
    Released: 21 March 2011
  3. "Runaway"
    Released: 21 June 2011
  4. "Overtime Is A Crime"
    Released: 3 October 2011

Go Now and Live is the second full-length album by English post-hardcore band We Are the Ocean, released on 25 April 2011. The album was produced by Pete Miles (The King Blues, Canterbury) and released through Hassle Records.

Two singles were released prior to the release of the album: "What It Feels Like" on 4 January 2011, and "The Waiting Room" on 18 April 2011. The music video of "What It Feels Like" premiered on 8 February 2011, while the music video for "The Waiting Room" premiered on 21 March 2011. Runaway was the third single to be released.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (59/100)[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Blare Magazine 3.5/5 stars[4]
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]
BBC Music (Favourable)[5]
Sputnikmusic 3/5 stars[7]
Rock Sound 9/10 stars[6]

Go Now and Live has received generally positive reviews from music critics upon its release. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 59, based on 5 reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews".[2]

Track listing[edit]

Original CD
No. Title Length
1. "Trouble Is Temporary, Time Is Tonic" 2:44
2. "What It Feels Like" 3:02
3. "The Waiting Room" 3:34
4. "Runaway" 3:45
5. "Trials and Tribulations" 3:19
6. "Overtime is a Crime" 3:09
7. "Godspeed" 2:53
8. "Now and Then" 3:59
9. "Follow What You Need" 3:15
10. "Before I Die" 3:39

Charts[edit]

Chart Position
UK Album Chart [8] 45
UK Rock Album Chart [9] 3
UK Album Download Chart [10] 40
UK Independent Album Chart [11] 5

Personnel[edit]

We Are The Ocean[1]
Additional Personnel[1]
  • Peter Miles - Producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Go Now and Live (CD insert). We Are The Ocean. Cardiff, Wales: Hassle Records. 2011. HOFF120CDA. 
  2. ^ a b "Go Now and Live Reviews, Ratings, Credits, and More". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Jon O'Brien. "Go Now and Live - We Are the Ocean : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". Allmusic. Rovi. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  4. ^ Joshua Khan (April 25, 2011). "REVIEW: We Are The Ocean - "Go Now And Live"". Blare Magazine. Retrieved May 26, 2011. 
  5. ^ Raziq Rauf (5 May 2011). "BBC - Music - Review of We Are The Ocean - Go Now And Live". BBC. BBC Music. Retrieved May 26, 2011. 
  6. ^ Andy Ritchie (April 24, 2011). "We Are The Ocean - Go Now And Live - Reviews - Rock Sound". Rock Sound. Freeway Press. Retrieved May 26, 2011. 
  7. ^ Davey Boy (May 9, 2011). "We Are The Ocean - Go Now And Live (staff review)". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved May 26, 2011. 
  8. ^ "WE ARE THE OCEAN". The Official Chart Company. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "2011 Top 40 Rock & Metal Albums Archive". The Official Chart Company. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "2011 Top 40 UK Album Downloads Archive". The Official Charts Company. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "2011 Top 40 Independent Albums Archive". The Official Chart Company. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.