Infiniheart

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Infiniheart
Chad VanGaalen Infiniheart.jpg
Studio album by Chad VanGaalen
Released January 20, 2004
August 23, 2005 (Rerelease)
Recorded 2001-2003
Genre Rock
Length 64:57 (2004)
57:04 (2005)
Label Flemish Eye (2004)
Sub Pop (2005)
Producer Self-Produced
Chad VanGaalen chronology
Infiniheart
(2004)
Skelliconnection
(2006)Skelliconnection2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media (7.1/10)[3]
Prefix Magazine (9.0/10)[4]

Infiniheart is an album by Canadian artist Chad VanGaalen. It was originally released in 2004 on Flemish Eye and was rereleased in 2005 on Sub Pop. The album was recorded in a makeshift studio in VanGaalen's basement, and uses a diverse array of instruments and equipment, almost all played by VanGaalen and some handmade by the artist.[5][6] Overall, Infiniheart received favorable reviews[7] and drew comparisons to The Flaming Lips[5][8] and Neil Young.[9][6]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Clinically Dead" – 2:18
  2. "After the Afterlife" – 3:38
  3. "Kill Me in My Sleep" – 5:58
  4. "The Warp Zone/Hidden Bridge" – 4:13
  5. "J.C.'s Head on the Cross" – 3:18
  6. "Somewhere I Know There Is Nothing" – 4:14
  7. "Blood Machine" – 4:25
  8. "Echo Train" – 3:19
  9. "Build a Home Like a Bee" – 2:13
  10. "I Miss You Like I Miss You" – 2:59
  11. "Human Totem" – 2:56
  12. "Red Blood" – 4:02
  13. "1000 Pound Eyelids" – 3:29
  14. "Graduated Assassin" – 2:53
  15. "Chronograph #1" – 3:23
  16. "Sunshine Snare Hits" – 3:58
  17. "Liquid + Light" – 2:32
  18. "Dolphinariums" – 2:21
  19. "Traffic" – 2:48

Rerelease in 2005[edit]

The album was rereleased on August 23, 2005 on Sub Pop with a different track listing.

  1. "Clinically Dead"
  2. "After the Afterlife"
  3. "Kill Me in My Sleep"
  4. "J.C.'s Head on the Cross"
  5. "Somewhere I Know There Is Nothing"
  6. "Blood Machine"
  7. "Echo Train"
  8. "Build a Home Like a Bee"
  9. "I Miss You Like I Miss You"
  10. "Red Blood"
  11. "1000 Pound Eyelids"
  12. "The Warp Zone/Hidden Bridge"
  13. "Chronograph #1"
  14. "Sunshine Snare Hits"
  15. "Liquid + Light"
  16. "Traffic"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ The Guardian review
  3. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  4. ^ Prefix Magazine review
  5. ^ a b Stephen M. Deusner (2005-08-19). "Infiniheart: Pitchfork Record Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2007-01-23. 
  6. ^ a b Ciabattoni, Steve. "Chan VanGaalen: Heart of Gold". College Music Journal. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-01-23. 
  7. ^ "Chad VanGaalen: Infiniheart (2005) Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2007-01-23. 
  8. ^ Peschek, David (2005-08-26). "Chad Van Gaalen, Infiniheart". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-01-23. 
  9. ^ Krolak, Mike (2004-02-11). "Chad VanGaalen Infiniheart (prefixmag review)". Prefix Magazine. Retrieved 2007-01-23.