Grow Up (Svoy album)

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Grow Up
SvoyGrowUpAlbumCover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 22, 2011 (2011-06-22)
GenreElectronica, pop, alternative rock
Length33:30 (U.S.)
37:38 (Japan)
LabelSixteenth Republic Records (U.S.)
Thistime Records (Japan)
ProducerSvoy
Svoy chronology
Automatons
(2009)
Grow Up
(2011)
Solved EP
(2012)
Alternative Cover
SvoyGrowUpJapanCover.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
TheCelebrityCafe.com(favorable)[1]
Skream! Magazine(favorable)[2]
FlakeRecords Magazine(favorable)[3]
Boundee.com(favorable)[4]
FM Kento(favorable)[5]
Bounce Magazine(favorable)[6]

Grow Up is the third self-produced solo album by Svoy. It was released in Japan on June 22, 2011, on Thistime Records. U.S./International release followed on June 28, 2011, on Sixteenth Republic Records. In July 2011, it was announced that the album's opening track "Never Grow Up" was picked up for power rotation by Japan's FM Ishikawa 80.5 MHz[7] with the song debuting at #95 on the station's HOT 100 Chart and subsequently peaking at #63.[8] In the same month, it was announced that another track from the album, "Right Here, Right Now", was picked up for Hyper Power Play by Japan's FM Kento 76.5 MHz,[9] with an exclusive feature of "Grow Up" album cover artwork on FM Kento's internet home page. In November, 2011, Russian version of "Never Grow Up" entitled "Navsegda" was added by Moscow's major radio network 94.8 MHz RU.FM and remained in steady rotation until July 2013. Following its release, the album received international critical acclaim: New York's TheCelebrityCafe.com described the album as "...A sonic adventure. Swooning. Emotive."; Tokyo's Skream! Magazine called it "...Superb. Sophisticated. Beautiful."; Tokyo's Bounce Magazine described it as "...Wispy. Poetic."; Osaka's Flake Records Magazine noted that the album is "...Beautiful. Exhilarating." and Niigata's 76.5 FM Kento gave the album "...High praise.".

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Never Grow Up"Svoy3:37
2."Right Here, Right Now"Svoy3:08
3."Help Me Remember"Svoy3:17
4."Everything You Want"Svoy3:52
5."Unpopular"Svoy2:47
6."Front Line (Telling You)"Svoy3:21
7."Something That's Not Yours"Svoy3:09
8."Appreciate"Svoy1:45
9."Crocodile Tears (Say Goodbye)"Svoy4:28
10."When I Think of You"Svoy4:03
Japan Bonus Track
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
11."Exit Through You"Peter Gabriel, Joseph Arthur3:50

Personnel[edit]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label
Japan June 22, 2011 (2011-06-22) Thistime Records
United States June 28, 2011 (2011-06-28) Sixteenth Republic Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ TheCelebrityCafe.com review
  2. ^ Skream! Magazine review
  3. ^ FlakeRecords Magazine review
  4. ^ Boundee.com review
  5. ^ FM Kento review
  6. ^ Bounce Magazine review
  7. ^ "Svoy "Never Grow Up FM Ishikawa 80.5MHz Music Pickup".
  8. ^ "Svoy "Never Grow Up" Debut on FM Ishikawa HOT 100 Chart".
  9. ^ "Svoy "Right Here, Right Now" on FM Kento 76.5MHz".