Light Up Gold

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Light Up Gold
Light Up Gold artwork.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 18th, 2012
January 15th, 2013 (Reissue)
Genre
Length33:06
Label
ProducerJonathan Schenke
Parquet Courts chronology
American Specialties
(2011)
Light Up Gold
(2012)
Tally All the Things That You Broke
(2013)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
AnyDecentMusic?8.0/10[1]
Metacritic84/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[3]
The Guardian5/5 stars[4]
The Irish Times4/5 stars[5]
MSN MusicA−[6]
NME9/10[7]
Pitchfork8.0/10[8]
Q4/5 stars[9]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[10]
Spin8/10[11]
Uncut8/10[12]

Light Up Gold is the second studio album by American indie rock band Parquet Courts, initially released on August 18, 2012 on the lead frontman A. Savage's label, Dull Tools. It was later released on a larger label, What's Your Rupture?, in 2013 to highly positive reviews, with a Metascore of 84/100 on Metacritic.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Parquet Courts.

No.TitleLength
1."Master of My Craft"3:10
2."Borrowed Time"2:32
3."Donuts Only"1:21
4."Yr No Stoner"1:50
5."Yonder Is Closer to the Heart"2:59
6."Careers in Combat"1:07
7."Light Up Gold I"0:18
8."Light Up Gold II"1:13
9."N Dakota"2:19
10."Stoned and Starving"5:11
11."No Ideas"2:37
12."Caster of Worthless Spells"1:18
13."Disney P.T."1:12
14."Tears O Plenty"3:16
15."Picture of Health"2:45
Total length:33:06

Personnel[edit]

Parquet Courts
  • A. Savage – vocals, guitar
  • Austin Brown – vocals, guitar
  • Sean Yeaton – vocals, bass guitar
  • Max Savage – drums, percussion
Recording personnel
  • Jonathan Schenke – recording, mixing, mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Light Up Gold by Parquet Courts reviews". AnyDecentMusic?. Retrieved June 18, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Reviews for Light Up Gold by Parquet Courts". Metacritic. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  3. ^ Thomas, Fred. "Light Up Gold – Parquet Courts". AllMusic. Retrieved January 14, 2013.
  4. ^ Hughes, Tom (January 10, 2013). "Parquet Courts: Light Up Gold – review". The Guardian. London. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  5. ^ Carroll, Jim (January 25, 2013). "Parquet Courts". The Irish Times. Dublin. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  6. ^ Christgau, Robert (February 26, 2013). "Parquet Courts/Alt-J". MSN Music. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  7. ^ Wilkinson, Matt (January 24, 2013). "Parquet Courts – 'Light Up Gold'". NME. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2013.
  8. ^ Thompson, Paul (January 14, 2013). "Parquet Courts: Light Up Gold". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  9. ^ "Parquet Courts: Light Up Gold". Q (323): 104. June 2013.
  10. ^ Dolan, Jon (January 28, 2013). "Light Up Gold". Rolling Stone. Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  11. ^ Menconi, David (January 11, 2013). "Parquet Courts, 'Light Up Gold' (Dull Tools/What's Your Rupture?)". Spin. Retrieved January 25, 2013.
  12. ^ "Parquet Courts: Light Up Gold". Uncut (193): 78. June 2013.