In Rolling Waves

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In Rolling Waves
The Naked and Famous - In Rolling Waves.png
Studio album by
Released13 September 2013 (2013-09-13)
StudioSunset Sound Recorders
(Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles)
Genre
Length55:35
Label
Producer
The Naked and Famous chronology
Passive Me, Aggressive You (Remixes & B-Sides)
(2013)
In Rolling Waves
(2013)
Simple Forms
(2016)
Singles from In Rolling Waves
  1. "Hearts Like Ours"
    Released: 23 July 2013
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic72/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
Alternative Press3.5/5 stars[4]
The A.V. ClubB[5]
Clash7/10[1]
DIY7/10[6]
The Guardian4/5 stars[7]
musicOMH3.5/5 stars[8]
NME7/10[9]
PopMatters5/10[10]

In Rolling Waves is the second studio album by New Zealand indie electronic band The Naked and Famous. It was released on 13 September 2013 by Fiction Records and Island Records. On 23 July 2013, the album's lead single, "Hearts Like Ours", premiered on BBC Radio 1.[11] The music video premiered on 29 July 2013.[12]

Touring[edit]

Following the release of the album, the band toured the United States[13] with Orange County alternative rock[14] band The Colourist.[13][15][16][17][18]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Thom Powers, Alisa Xayalith and Aaron Short, except where noted. All tracks produced by Powers and Short, except where noted.

No.TitleLength
1."A Stillness"5:22
2."Hearts Like Ours"4:32
3."Waltz"5:12
4."Rolling Waves"3:39
5."The Mess" (producers: Powers, Justin Meldal-Johnsen)4:06
6."Grow Old"6:36
7."Golden Girl"2:12
8."I Kill Giants" (producers: Powers, Meldal-Johnsen)4:12
9."What We Want" (writers: Powers, Xayalith, Max McElligott)4:19
10."We Are Leaving"4:39
11."To Move with Purpose"5:03
12."A Small Reunion"5:45
Total length:55:35

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of In Rolling Waves.[20]

The Naked and Famous

  • Aaron Short – production (tracks 1–4, 6, 7, 9–12)
  • Thom Powers – production (all tracks); string arrangements (track 12)

Additional personnel

  • Andrew Bulbrook – string arrangements (track 12)
  • Billy Bush – engineering
  • The Calder Quartet – strings (track 12)
    • Andrew Bulbrook – violin
    • Eric Byers – cello
    • Benjamin Jacobson – violin
    • Jonathan Moerschel – viola
  • John Catlin – mix engineering
  • Joel Kefali – artwork
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Paul McKessar – management
  • Justin Meldal-Johnsen – production (tracks 5, 8)
  • Alan Moulder – mixing
  • David Schwerkolt – engineering assistance
  • Campbell Smith – management

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[21] 12
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[22] 33
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[23] 23
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[24] 96
Irish Albums (IRMA)[25] 68
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[26] 4
Scottish Albums (OCC)[27] 56
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[28] 34
UK Albums (OCC)[29] 53
US Billboard 200[30] 48
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)[31] 14
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[32] 19

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Ref.
New Zealand 13 September 2013 [33][34]
Australia [35][36]
Germany Fiction [37][38]
United Kingdom 16 September 2013
  • CD
  • LP
  • digital download
[39][40][41]
Canada 17 September 2013
  • CD
  • digital download
[42][43]
United States [44][45]
Japan 18 September 2013 Somewhat Damaged Digital download [46]
United States 8 October 2013
  • Fiction
  • Republic
LP [47]

Deluxe edition

Region Date Label Format Ref.
Australia 27 June 2014 Somewhat Damaged Digital download [48]
Japan Fiction [49]
United States 1 July 2014 [50]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Reviews and Tracks for In Rolling Waves by The Naked and Famous". Metacritic. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
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  4. ^ LeRoy, Dan (19 September 2013). "The Naked And Famous – In Rolling Waves". Alternative Press. Archived from the original on 21 October 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
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