Lit (album)

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Lit
Lit Lit 2004.jpg
Studio album by Lit
Released June 22, 2004
Recorded 2003–2004 at World Class Audio, Anaheim, California; The Pool House, Fullerton, California
Genre
Length 47:07
Label
Producer
  • Lit
  • Gretchen Brennison
Lit chronology
Platinum & Gold Collection
(2004)Platinum & Gold Collection2004
Lit
(2004)
The View from the Bottom
(2012)The View from the Bottom2012
Singles from Lit
  1. "Looks Like They Were Right"
    Released: May 4, 2004
  2. "Times Like This"
    Released: August 24, 2004

Lit is the fourth studio album by the American rock band Lit. The album was recorded at World Class Audio in Anaheim and The Pool House in Fullerton, California. This is the band's last album with original drummer Allen Shellenberger before his death in 2009.

Release[edit]

"Looks Like They Were Right" was released to radio on May 4, 2004.[1] It was released on June 22, 2004 and also marked the only album issued by their label Nitrus Records and DRT Entertainment. (During their three-year hiatus, they split with RCA Records.) "Times Like This" was released to radio on August 24, 2004 and again on September 21.[1]


Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[2]
IGN5.5/10 [3]
Melodic3/5 stars [4]
Punknews.org1/5 stars[5]
Rolling Stone(favorable)[6]

It peaked at #113 on the US Billboard 200 and #6 on the Top Independent Albums chart.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Too Fast for a U-Turn"A. Jay Popoff, Jeremy Popoff3:15
2."Looks Like They Were Right"A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:56
3."Needle & Thread"Kevin Baldes, J. Popoff3:04
4."Times Like This"Marti Frederiksen, A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:20
5."Throwaway"Baldes, J. Popoff, A. Popoff3:31
6."Forever Begins Right Now"Dennis Hill, A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:07
7."Moonshine"A. Popoff, J. Popoff3:21
8."Alright"J. Popoff2:40
9."Lullaby"J. Popoff4:15
10."Hard to Find"Baldes, J. Popoff, A. Popoff3:40
11."All or Nothing"A. Popoff, J. Popoff4:02
12."Pictures of You"The Cure4:46
13."Bulletproof"Frederiksen, A. Popoff, J. Popoff4:19
Total length:47:07

Tracks released as non-LP B-sides

  1. "Over It"
  2. "Get Back"
  3. "No Turning Back" (Alternate version of "All Or Nothing")

Personnel[edit]

  • A. Jay Popoff – lead vocals
  • Jeremy Popoff – guitar, backing vocals
  • Kevin Baldes – bass
  • Allen Shellenberger — drums

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "FMQB Airplay Archive: Modern Rock". Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report, Incorporated. Archived from the original on June 2, 2013. Retrieved October 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Lit - Lit". AllMusic. 
  3. ^ Clayman, David (July 2, 2004). "Lit". IGN. Archived from the original on December 17, 2005. Retrieved July 21, 2017. 
  4. ^ Roth, Kaj (June 7, 2004). "Lit - Atomic". Melodic. Retrieved July 18, 2017. 
  5. ^ https://www.punknews.org/review/3358/lit-lit
  6. ^ St. Leger, Marie Elsie (2004-07-06). "Lit: Lit : Music Reviews". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2007-10-22. Retrieved 2012-06-21.