Michigan Left (album)

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Michigan Left
Arkells - Michigan Left (2011).jpeg
Studio album by Arkells
Released October 18, 2011[1]
Recorded February 11 - April 15, 2011[2][3]
Genre Rock
Length 35:33
Label Universal Music Canada
Producer Dan Griffin
Arkells chronology
Jackson Square
(2008)
Michigan Left
(2011)
High Noon (2014)
Singles from Michigan Left
  1. "Whistleblower"
    Released: 30 July 2011[4]
  2. "Michigan Left"
    Released: 2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
[ [Paste Magazine] ] 7/10 stars [5]
Allmusic 3/5 stars [6]
Toronto Star 2/4 stars [7]

Michigan Left is the second full-length album by Arkells. It was announced on August 15, 2011 that the album would be released on October 18, 2011.[1] The album cover and tracklist were also debuted on the band's website the same day.[8] "Whistleblower", the first single, was premiered on July 30, 2011 and was released for purchase on iTunes July 5.[9] The video for the song premiered on New.Music.Live. on MuchMusic July 21, 2011.[10]

The album was nominated for Rock Album of the Year at the 2012 Juno Awards.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Book Club"   3:17
2. "Where U Goin"   3:46
3. "Michigan Left"   3:26
4. "Coffee"   4:11
5. "On Paper"   3:25
6. "Kiss Cam"   3:43
7. "One Foot Out the Door"   3:51
8. "Bloodlines"   3:27
9. "Whistleblower"   3:14
10. "Agent Zero"   3:13

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arkells to Release Sophomore Album "Michigan Left" October 18". Universal Music Canada. 15 August 2011. Retrieved 16 Aug 2011. 
  2. ^ "Recording Day 1 | Arkells". Arkells.ca. 2011-02-11. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 
  3. ^ "Recording Day 30: Smash Mouth Cover + Ballad Cover | Arkells". Arkells.ca. 2011-04-15. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 
  4. ^ "New Song – Whistleblower | Arkells". Arkells.ca. 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 
  5. ^ Kristen Blanton (18 April 2012). "Music: Arkells Michigan Left". Paste Magazine. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
  6. ^ Michigan Left (album) at AllMusic
  7. ^ Ben Rayner (17 October 2011). "Albums: Jane's Addiction and Arkells disappoint". Toronto Star. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 
  8. ^ "Arkells announce ‘Michigan Left’, new record out October 18th | Arkells". Arkells.ca. 2011-08-15. Retrieved 2012-12-30. 
  9. ^ "Whistleblower - Single by Arkells". iTunes. 5 July 2011. Retrieved 16 Aug 2011. 
  10. ^ Jessica F (19 July 2011). "Arkells Are Coming By New.Music.Live. To Premiere Their New Vid!". MuchMusic. Retrieved 16 Aug 2011. 
  11. ^ "2012 JUNO Award Nominees". junoawards.ca. Retrieved 2012-04-05.