Let It All In

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Let It All In
Let It All In.jpg
Studio album by I Am Kloot
Released 21 January 2013[1][2]
Label Shepherd Moon
Producer Guy Garvey and Craig Potter
I Am Kloot chronology
Sky at Night
(2010)Sky at Night2010
Let It All In
(2013)
From There to Here
(2014)From There to Here2014
Singles from Let It All In
  1. "Hold Back the Night"
    Released: 5 November 2012
  2. "These Days Are Mine"
    Released: 14 January 2013
  3. "Some Better Day"
    Released: promo only
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 79/100[3]
Review scores
Source Rating
BBC Music 8/10 stars[4]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[5]
The Observer/The Guardian 3/5 stars [6]
The Telegraph 4/5 stars[7]
Impact 4/5 stars[8]
Mojo 4/5 stars[9]
The Fly 4/5 stars[10]
Q 4/5 stars[11]
The Press 4/5 stars[12]
Uncut 8/10 stars[4][9]
Drowned in Sound 8/10 stars[4][13]
New Musical Express 7/10 stars[4][14]
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[15]
The Independent 3/5 stars[16]
Financial Times 3/5 stars[17]

Let It All In is the sixth studio album by English rock band I Am Kloot. Like the previous one, this record was produced by Guy Garvey and Craig Potter of the band Elbow. It was released on 21 January 2013. On 27 January, the album debuted at #10 in the UK Albums Chart and at #1 in the Official Record Store Chart.

Since 14 January 2013, the whole album has been streamed for free on the guardian.co.uk website.[18]

The first single promoting the album, "Hold Back the Night", had its radio premiere and a video premiere on 1 October 2012.[19][20] However, the video clip "leaked out" a day early (on 30 September 2012).[21]

The second single from the album is the song "These Days Are Mine".[22] The music video for it was released on 26 November 2012.[23] The single was released on 14 January 2013.

The video for "Some Better Day" features John Simm and was released on 8 February 2013.[24]

Before the release of Let Them All In, I Am Kloot asked a British poet, Simon Armitage, to write a few words about this album.[25] Those liner notes are only to be found on the LP edition.

"Bullets"[edit]

In the opening track ("Bullets") John Bramwell sings with a slight lisp.[26][27] It's the result of an accident that occurred during the time the album was recorded and in which the singer lost some of his lower teeth.[26][27] In some interviews, Bramwell says that it was a speed-boating accident somewhere in Southern France, while in others he calls this version of events a myth.[26][27]

Track listing[edit]

The track listing for the album is as follows:[28]

1. "Bullets" 3:28
2. "Let Them All In" 4:03
3. "Hold Back the Night" 4:39
4. "Mouth on Me" 2:54
5. "Shoeless" 2:55
6. "Even the Stars" 4:09
  a new version of "Even the Stars" from the DVD I Am Kloot Play Moolah Rouge
7. "Masquerade" 2:20
8. "Some Better Day" 2:53
9. "These Days Are Mine" 5:41
10. "Forgive Me These Reminders" 4:36

The Japanese edition of Let It All In includes two additional tracks (#11, #12): "Too Late" and "To Send My Love to You (demo)".[29] Both were also published as b-sides of the singles from this album (see below).

Singles[edit]

title label format,
catalog number
release date track listing additional
informations
"Hold Back the Night" Shepherd Moon/[PIAS] Recordings[30][31] download[30][31] 5 November 2012[30][31] [2][30][32]
  1. "Hold Back the Night" 4:39
  2. "To Send My Love to You (demo)" 2:51
Shepherd Moon[32] gramophone record 7",[2][32]
SM0022
12 November 2012[2][32] Limited edition of 500 copies.[33]
"These Days Are Mine" Shepherd Moon[34] download[34] 11 January 2013[34] [2][34][35]
  1. "These Days Are Mine (radio edit)" 3:25
  2. "Too Late" 3:43
Shepherd Moon[35] gramophone record 7",[2][35]
SM0032
14 January 2013[2] Limited edition.[2]
"These Days Are Mine (Dave Clarke remix)" [PIAS] Recordings[36] download,
PIASR339DS2[36]
14 January 2013[36][37] "These Days Are Mine (Dave Clarke remix)" 7:01[36]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I Am Kloot - Let It All In". I Am Kloot (iamkloot.com). Archived from the original on 22 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h I Am Kloot Official Online Store
  3. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/music/let-it-all-in/i-am-kloot
  4. ^ a b c d "Let It All In by I Am Kloot reviews". Any Decent Music. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  5. ^ Sullivan, Caroline (17 January 2013). "I Am Kloot: Let It All In – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  6. ^ Carnwath, Ally (20 January 2013). "I Am Kloot: Let it All in – review". The Guardian/The Observer. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  7. ^ Brown, Helen (18 January 2013). "I Am Kloot, Let it all in, album review". The Telegraph. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  8. ^ Keyworth, Adam (25 January 2013). "Album Review: I Am Kloot – 'Let It All In'". Impact. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  9. ^ a b I Am Kloot's photos @ Facebook
  10. ^ Devlin, Edward (8 January 2013). "I Am Kloot 'Let It All In' (Shepherd Moon)". New Album Reviews / Music News. The Fly. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  11. ^ Harrison, Ian. "Dour Rangers. Stoical Manchester three, feeling life's tribulations on album five". Q. United Kingdom: Bauer Media Group (Q319 February 2013).  (a scan of the review can be found here)
  12. ^ Hutchinson, Charles (24 January 2013). "I Am Kloot, Let It All In (Shepherd Moon) ****". The Press. A Gannett Company Newsquest (Yorkshire & North East) Ltd. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  13. ^ Lavery, Aaron (15 January 2013). "I Am Kloot - Let It All In". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  14. ^ Howard, Tom (18 January 2013). "NME Album Reviews - I Am Kloot - 'Let It All In'". New Musical Express. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  15. ^ Wilkinson, James. "Let It All In - I Am Kloot / Review by James Wilkinson". AllMusic. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  16. ^ Gill, Andy (18 January 2013). "Album review: I Am Kloot, Let It All In (Shepherd Moon)". The Independent. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  17. ^ Hunter-Tilney, Ludovic (18 January 2013). "I Am Kloot: Let It All In". Financial Times. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "I Am Kloot – Let It All In: exclusive album stream". guardian.co.uk. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  19. ^ "Marc Riley will be playing the brand new single "Hold Back The Night" on his #BBC6Music show from 7pm, Mon 1st Oct !!". The official I Am Kloot's Twitter profile. 28 September 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  20. ^ "The video for "Hold Back The Night" is also being released on Monday (1st Oct) & here is a still from the video". The official I Am Kloot's Twitter profile. 28 September 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  21. ^ "Looks like the video for the new track "Hold Back The Night" has been leaked a day ahead of schedule. See it here". The official I Am Kloot's Twitter profile. 30 September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  22. ^ "Interview: I Am Kloot". ROCKSUCKER. 5 November 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  23. ^ "I Am Kloot unveil new video for new single 'These Days Are Mine' – watch". New Musical Express. 26 November 2012. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  24. ^ ""Some Better Day" - official video live this Friday on @VEVO_UK featuring @john_simm". I Am Kloot @ Twitter. 5 February 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  25. ^ "I Am Kloot... In Conversation". Clash. 7 November 2012. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  26. ^ a b c Bray, Elisa (17 November 2012). "I Am Kloot - In from the shadows". The Independent. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  27. ^ a b c "I Am Kloot Star Struggled To Sing Without Teeth". Contactmusic.com Ltd. 28 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  28. ^ "Sky At Night - I Am Kloot". AllMusic. 
  29. ^ "Let It All In I Am Kloot [CD]". CDJapan (Neo Wing Co.). Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  30. ^ a b c d "Hold Back The Night - I Am Kloot" (in French). Qobuz. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  31. ^ a b c "Hold Back The Night - I Am Kloot" (in French). Starzik. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  32. ^ a b c d "Hold Back The Night - I Am Kloot". AllMusic. 
  33. ^ "Hold Back The Night – Exclusive Signed 7"". News. iamkloot.com. 16 October 2012. 
  34. ^ a b c d "iTunes - Music - These Days Are Mine - Single by I Am Kloot". iTunes. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  35. ^ a b c "These Days Are Mine - I Am Kloot". AllMusic. 
  36. ^ a b c d "These Days Are Mine (Dave Clarke Remix) [[PIAS] Recordings]". Beatport, LLC. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  37. ^ "These Days Are Mine - Dave Clarke Remix". News. iamkloot.com. 9 January 2013. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 

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