IV (Maylene and the Sons of Disaster album)

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IV
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Studio album by Maylene and the Sons of Disaster
Released September 27, 2011
Genre
Length 41:38
Label Ferret
Producer
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster chronology
III
(2009)
IV
(2011)
Singles from IV
  1. "Open Your Eyes"
    Released: August 22, 2011[1]

IV is the fourth studio album by Maylene and the Sons of Disaster. It was released September 27, 2011.[2] The first single released from the album was 'In Dead We Dream', through the Revolver Magazine website, on August 4, 2011.[3] On August 15, 2011, Alternative Press released a new single by Maylene and the Sons of Disaster entitled 'Open Your Eyes' through their website.[4] Sept. 26, 2011, AOL began streaming the album via their website.[5]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[6]
Alternative Press (0.75/5)[7]
Christian Music Zine (4/5)[8]
Decoy Music 4.5/5 stars[9]
Exclaim! (negative)[10]
Jesus Freak Hideout 3/5 stars[11]
PopMatters 6/10 stars[12]
Rockfreaks.net (7/10)[13]
Tucson Weekly (positive)[14]
Under The Gun Review 9/10 [15]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In Dead We Dream" – 3:16
  2. "Save Me" – 4:00
  3. "Faith Healer (Bring Me Down)" – 3:37
  4. "Open Your Eyes" – 3:15
  5. "Killing Me Slow" – 4:04
  6. "Taking On Water" – 4:05
  7. "Fate Games" – 2:16
  8. "Come For You" – 3:59
  9. "Never Enough" – 2:51
  10. "Cat's Walk" – 2:37
  11. "Drought of '85" – 4:11
  12. "Off To The Laughing Place" – 3:27

Deluxe and 'limited' editions[edit]

Deluxe Editions of IV are available through iTunes[16] and Amazon MP3.[17] The Deluxe Edition includes 1 new song and 1 remix:

  1. "Carry Us Away" - 2:46
  2. "Save Me (High Top Kicks Remix)" - 5:47

The "Limited" Edition is a signed copy of the non-Deluxe album. This was only available to the first 500 pre-orders through MerchNOW.[18]

Personnel[edit]

Maylene & The Sons of Disaster
  • Dallas Taylor - vocals, acoustic guitar on "Off to the Laughing Place"
  • Chad Huff - lead guitar
  • Jake Duncan - guitar, vocals
  • Brad Lehmann - bass
  • Miles McPherson - drums, percussion
Production[19]
  • Brian Virtue - Producer
  • Rob Graves - Co-Producer
  • Forefathers Group - Artwork[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iTunes - Music - Open Your Eyes - Single by Maylene & The Sons of Disaster". Apple Inc. Retrieved April 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "IV: Maylene & The Sons Of Disaster: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  3. ^ Brandon Geist. "Exclusive: Maylene and the Sons of Disaster Debut New Song "In Dead We Dream" - Revolver Magazine". Revolvermag.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  4. ^ "Alternative Press | Features | Exclusive Stream: Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster's "Open Your Eyes"". Altpress.com. 2011-08-15. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  5. ^ "Play Full Music Albums Free - AOL Music". Music.aol.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  6. ^ Prato, Greg. "IV Review". Allmusic. All Media Guide (Rovi). Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  7. ^ Schreurs, Jason (September 26, 2011). "Reviews: IV from Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster". Alternative Press. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  8. ^ Garza, Adrian (September 28, 2011). "Maylene and the Sons of Disaster – IV (Review)". Christian Music Zine. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  9. ^ Lohr, Bill (September 20, 2011). "Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster - IV". Decoy Music. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  10. ^ Munro, Tyler (September 27, 2011). "Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster - IV". Exclaim!. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  11. ^ Fryberger, Scott (September 23, 2011). "Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster - IV". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  12. ^ Colgan, Chris (October 26, 2011). "Maylene and the Sons of Disaster: IV". PopMatters. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  13. ^ "Maylene and the Sons of Disaster - IV". Rockfreaks.net. November 20, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  14. ^ Keene, Jarret (November 24, 2011). "Maylene and the Sons of Disaster: IV (Ferret)". Tucson Weekly. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  15. ^ "REVIEW: Maylene and the Sons of Disaster: 'IV'". Under the Gun Review. September 15, 2011. 
  16. ^ "iTunes - Music - IV (Deluxe Version) by Maylene & The Sons of Disaster". Itunes.apple.com. 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  17. ^ "IV (Deluxe) [+Digital Booklet]: Maylene & The Sons Of Disaster: MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  18. ^ "MerchNOW". New.merchnow.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  19. ^ "Maylene Update | News". Indie Vision Music. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  20. ^ "MAYLENE AND THE SONS OF DISASTER TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM "IV" ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2011". Action! Pr. Retrieved 2012-03-22.