Mind Control (Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats album)

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Mind Control
Mind control uncle acid cover art.jpg
Studio album by Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats
Released 15 April 2013 (2013-04-15)
Recorded October–November 2012
Studio Chapel Studios, Lincolnshire
Length 50:30
Label Rise Above
Producer Kevin Starrs
Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats chronology
Blood Lust
(2012)Blood Lust2012
Mind Control
(2013)
The Night Creeper
(2015)The Night Creeper2015

Mind Control is the third studio album by English band Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats. The album released in the United Kingdom on 12 April 2013,[1] and later in North America on 14 May 2014.[2] Following the release of the album, the band toured with Black Sabbath in Europe.[3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic81/100[4]
Review scores
SourceRating
NME8/10[1]
Pitchfork Media6.8/10[5]
The Skinny4/5 stars[6]
Spin8/10[7]

Mind Control received positive reviews from critics.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Kevin Starrs.[8]

No.TitleLength
1."Mt. Abraxas"7:08
2."Mind Crawler"4:21
3."Poison Apple"4:13
4."Desert Ceremony"5:09
5."Evil Love"4:07
6."Death Valley Blues"4:58
7."Follow the Leader"6:28
8."Valley of the Dolls"7:11
9."Devil's Work"6:55

Personnel[edit]

Personnel adapted from liner notes.[8]

Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats
  • Kevin Starrs – vocals, lead guitar
  • Yotam Rubinger – vocals, guitar
  • Dean Millar – bass guitar
  • Thomas Mowforth – drums
Technical personnel
  • Kevin Starrs – production, artwork
  • Jim Spencer – engineering
  • Fran Wheeldon – engineering
  • Noel Summerville – mastering
  • Ygor Lugosi – artwork

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wright, Lisa (12 April 2013). "Uncle Acid And The Deadbeats - 'Mind Control'". NME. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats: New Song Available For Streaming". Blabbermouth.net. 25 April 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  3. ^ "Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats To Support Black Sabbath on European Tour". Blabbermouth.net. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Reviews for Mind Control by Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  5. ^ O'Connor, Andy (14 May 2013). "Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats: Mind Control". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  6. ^ Watson, Ross (28 March 2013). "Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats – Mind Control". The Skinny. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  7. ^ Grow, Kory (19 April 2013). "Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, 'Mind Control' (Rise Above/Metal Blade)". Spin. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  8. ^ a b Mind Control (booklet). Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats. Rise Above Records. 2013.