Holy Ghost! (album)

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Holy Ghost!
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Studio album by Holy Ghost!
Released April 1, 2011 (2011-04-01)
Genre
Length 49:15
Label DFA
Producer Holy Ghost!
Holy Ghost! chronology
Static on the Wire
(2010)Static on the Wire2010
Holy Ghost!
(2011)
Dynamics
(2013)Dynamics2013
Singles from Holy Ghost!
  1. "Do It Again"
    Released: January 25, 2011[1]
  2. "Wait & See"
    Released: May 10, 2011[2]
  3. "Hold My Breath"
    Released: October 24, 2011[3]
  4. "It's Not Over"
    Released: January 24, 2012[4]
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 69/100[5]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[6]
Consequence of Sound 4/5 stars[7]
Los Angeles Times 3.5/4 stars[8]
The New York Times favorable[9]
NME 7/10[10]
Paste 6.8/10[11]
Pitchfork Media 7.1/10[12]
PopMatters 6/10[13]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[14]
Slant Magazine 2.5/5 stars[15]

Holy Ghost! is the first studio album by the electronic band Holy Ghost!. It was released in 2011 through DFA Records.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Alex Frankel; all music composed by Holy Ghost!.

No. Title Length
1. "Do It Again" 4:13
2. "Wait and See" 3:39
3. "Hold My Breath" 3:56
4. "Say My Name" 6:33
5. "Jam for Jerry" 4:45
6. "Hold On" 5:56
7. "It's Not Over" 4:09
8. "Slow Motion" 3:47
9. "Static on the Wire" 6:26
10. "Some Children" (featuring Michael McDonald) 5:52

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
US Dance/Electronic Albums[17] 11
US Heatseekers Albums[18] 11

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Australia[19] April 1, 2011 Digital download Shock Records
Germany[20] Cooperative Music
United Kingdom[21]
United States[16] April 4, 2011 DFA Records
United Kingdom[22] April 11, 2011 CD Cooperative Music
Australia[23] April 22, 2011 Shock Records
United States[24] April 26, 2011 DFA Records
Germany[25] April 29, 2011
  • CD
  • LP
Cooperative Music

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Do It Again – Single by Holy Ghost!". iTunes Store US. Apple. Archived from the original on November 4, 2013. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Wait & See (Remixes) by Holy Ghost!". iTunes Store US. Apple. Archived from the original on November 4, 2013. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hold My Breath Remix – EP by Holy Ghost!". iTunes Store US. Apple. Archived from the original on November 4, 2013. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ "It's Not Over – EP by Holy Ghost!". iTunes Store US. Apple. Archived from the original on April 10, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Holy Ghost! – Holy Ghost!". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  6. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Holy Ghost! – Holy Ghost!". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved May 27, 2011. 
  7. ^ Koren, Daniel (April 1, 2011). "Album Review: Holy Ghost! – Holy Ghost!". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ Diehl, Matt (April 12, 2011). "Album review: Holy Ghost!'s debut album". Los Angeles Times. Tribune Company. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  9. ^ Chinen, Nate (April 1, 2011). "Look Back at a Legend, Then Revisit Disco". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  10. ^ Gardner, Noel (April 6, 2011). "Album Review: Holy Ghost! – Holy Ghost! (DFA)". NME. IPC Media. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  11. ^ Reed, Ryan (April 4, 2011). "Holy Ghost!: Holy Ghost!". Paste. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  12. ^ Patrin, Nate (April 1, 2011). "Holy Ghost!: Holy Ghost!". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved April 13, 2011. 
  13. ^ Fairall, Jer (May 4, 2011). "Holy Ghost!: Holy Ghost!". PopMatters. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  14. ^ Anderson, Stacey (April 25, 2011). "Holy Ghost!". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  15. ^ Cole, Matthew (April 22, 2011). "Holy Ghost!: Holy Ghost!". Slant Magazine. Retrieved April 22, 2011. 
  16. ^ a b "Holy Ghost! by Holy Ghost!". iTunes Store US. Apple. Archived from the original on April 1, 2012. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Holy Ghost! – Chart history: Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Holy Ghost! – Chart history: Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  19. ^ "Holy Ghost! by Holy Ghost!". iTunes Store Australia. Apple. Archived from the original on February 15, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Holy Ghost! von Holy Ghost!" (in German). iTunes Store Germany. Apple. Archived from the original on February 15, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Holy Ghost! by Holy Ghost!". iTunes Store UK. Apple. Archived from the original on August 10, 2011. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Holy Ghost!". Amazon.co.uk. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  23. ^ "Holy Ghost! – Holy Ghost!". JB Hi-Fi. Archived from the original on March 6, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
  24. ^ "Holy Ghost". Amazon.com. Retrieved January 27, 2013. 
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