Love Is Simple

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Love Is Simple
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Studio album by Akron/Family
Released September 18, 2007
Genre Psychedelic rock, indie folk, experimental rock
Length 56:51
Label Young God Records
Akron/Family chronology
Meek Warrior
(2005)
Love Is Simple
(2007)
Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free
(2009)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 74/100 link
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (7.8/10) link
PopMatters (8/10) link
Prefix Magazine (8/10) link
Tiny Mix Tapes 4/5 stars link

Love Is Simple is the third album by Akron/Family. It was released on September 18, 2007 on Young God Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Love, Love, Love (Everyone)" - 1.46
  2. "Ed Is a Portal" - 7:31
  3. "Don't Be Afraid, You're Already Dead" - 4:35*
  4. "I've Got Some Friends" - 3:09
  5. "Lake Song/New Ceremonial Music for Moms" - 7:24
  6. "There's So Many Colors" - 8:11
  7. "Crickets" - 3:59
  8. "Phenomena" - 3:46
  9. "Pony's O.G." - 5:19
  10. "Of All the Things" - 7:41
  11. "Love, Love, Love 2 (Reprise)" - 3:07


  • The band also released a limited edition CD/DVD of the band's "The Great American Mess Tour 2006". The Live footage was shot at various locations while on tour.
  • The song "Don't Be Afraid, You're Already Dead" featured on the third episode of the fifth season of the British TV series, "Skins", and also in the 2009 film World's Greatest Dad, which was written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait and stars Robin Williams.

DVD Track listing[edit]

  1. "Awake"
  2. "Moment"
  3. "Suchness"
  4. "Running, Returning"
  5. "Blessing Force"
  6. "Afford"
  7. "Raising the Sparks"
  8. "I'll Be On The Water"
  9. "Future Myth"
  10. "Love And Space"