Kick Up the Fire, and Let the Flames Break Loose

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Kick Up the Fire, and Let the Flames Break Loose
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Studio album by The Cooper Temple Clause
Released 8 September 2003
Recorded 2002–2003, The Bleak House
Genre Alternative rock, space rock, new prog, electronic rock
Length 53:40
Label Morning Records, RCA Records
Producer Dan Austin, The Cooper Temple Clause
The Cooper Temple Clause chronology
See This Through and Leave
(2002)See This Through and Leave2002
Kick Up the Fire, and Let the Flames Break Loose
(2003)
Make This Your Own
(2007)Make This Your Own2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Blender 2/5 stars[2]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]
NME (8/10)[5]
Playlouder 4/5 stars[6]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars[7]

Kick Up the Fire, and Let the Flames Break Loose is the second album from the British alternative rock band, The Cooper Temple Clause.

It was released on CD and vinyl, including a limited edition with bonus DVD, a Japanese edition and an album sampler. Some CD releases of the album feature Copy Control protection.

The title is a quotation from a poem by Philip Larkin.

The album charted at #5 in the UK charts and dropped to #41 the following week. It was however considered a big success for the band.

Track listing[edit]

CD[edit]

  1. "The Same Mistakes" – 4:52
  2. "Promises, Promises" – 3:26
  3. "New Toys" – 5:26
  4. "Talking to a Brick Wall" – 5:59
  5. "Into My Arms" – 6:12
  6. "Blind Pilots" 4:01
  7. "A.I.M." – 4:58
  8. "Music Box" – 6:28
  9. "In Your Prime" – 2:14
  10. "Written Apology" – 10:10

The Japanese version includes "I Know" as a bonus song.

Bonus DVD[edit]

Bonus DVD video tracks (1–6), audio tracks (7–10):

  1. "Promises, Promises"
  2. "Making Promises, Promises"
  3. "Let's Kill Music"
  4. "Film-Maker"
  5. "Been Training Dogs"
  6. "Who Needs Enemies?"
  7. "Promises, Promises" (live)
  8. "Blind Pilots" (live)
  9. "The Same Mistakes" (live)
  10. "A.I.M." (live)

Album Sampler[edit]

  1. "The Same Mistakes"
  2. "Promises, Promises"
  3. "Blind Pilots"
  4. "New Toys"
  5. "Music Box"

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r675380
  2. ^ [1] Archived 22 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Future, Andrew (2003-09-08). "The Cooper Temple Clause – Kick Up The Fire And Let The Flames Break Loose / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2011-06-21. 
  4. ^ Betty Clarke (2003-09-05). "CD: The Cooper Temple Clause, Kick Up the Fire, and Let the Flames Break Loose | Music | The Guardian". London: Arts.guardian.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-06-21. 
  5. ^ "Cooper Temple Clause : Kick Up The Fire, And Let The Flames Break Loose – Album Reviews". Nme.Com. 2003-09-02. Retrieved 2011-06-21. 
  6. ^ "Playlouder MSP Music Service". Playlouder.com. Retrieved 2011-06-21. 
  7. ^ [2] Archived 2 October 2007 at the Wayback Machine.