Myth Takes

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Myth Takes
Studio album by !!!
Released March 5, 2007
Recorded 2006
Genre Dance-punk
Length 48:20
Label Warp
Producer Justin Van Der Volgen, The Brothers
!!! chronology
Take Ecstasy with Me/Get Up
Myth Takes
Strange Weather, Isn't It?
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 76/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating (74%) [2]
Allmusic 4/5 stars [3]
Alternative Press 4.5/5 stars [4]
Drowned in Sound (9/10) [5]
The Guardian 4/5 stars [6]
Pitchfork Media (8.0/10) [7]
Rockfeedback 4/5 stars [8]
Sonic Frontiers (8.5/10) [9]
Stylus Magazine A− [10]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [11]

Myth Takes is the third album by !!!. The album was released on March 5, 2007.[12] It was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, and features drummer Jerry Fuchs. Early limited edition copies of the CD version of the album came with a second disc containing three remixes.

The first single was "Heart of Hearts", which was released as a free download and a limited vinyl picture disc on February 19, 2007.[13] A video has been made for "Must Be the Moon" by Ben Dickinson.[14] "Must Be the Moon" was released as a single on May 14, 2007 (June 5, 2007 in North America). It is only available as a digital download and 12" vinyl.[15]

The song "All My Heroes Are Weirdos" is available in the video games Tony Hawk's Proving Ground and FIFA 08. In addition, the Still Going to the Roadhouse mix of "Yadnus" appears on the Radio Broker radio station in Grand Theft Auto IV. The album art was created by artist Kevin Hooyman, a friend of the band. The song "Must Be the Moon" was featured in a 2010 Cartoon Network bumper.

A poster advertising this album is prominently featured on the wall of the basement apartment that forms the setting of the British sitcom The IT Crowd.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Myth Takes"   2:24
2. "All My Heroes Are Weirdos"   3:04
3. "Must Be the Moon"   5:56
4. "A New Name"   4:54
5. "Heart of Hearts"   6:02
6. "Sweet Life"   3:46
7. "Yadnus"   5:13
8. "Bend Over Beethoven"   8:06
9. "Break in Case of Anything"   3:39
10. "Infinifold"   5:11
Total length:
Bonus disc
No. Title Length
1. "Myth Takes" (Acouth Take) 2:14
2. "Bend Over Beethoven" (Original Nashville Jam) 4:03
3. "Heart of Hearts" (The Brothers Mix) 5:43


Band members
  • Mario Andreoni – guitars, bass guitar, some keyboard, some percussion
  • Nic Offer – vocals, keyboards, some guitars
  • Tyler Pope – guitars, bass guitar, synths, drum programming
  • John Pugh – vocals, drums, some bass, some percussion
  • Justin van der Volgen – bass
  • Allan Wilson – horns, synth, percussion
  • Gerhardt Fuchs – drums
Additional musicians
  • Jonno Lee, David Weiss, Joseph Baldbridge, Dayvan Duronslet, John Blake – drum corps on "All My Heroes Are Weirdos"
  • Shannon Funchess – vocals on "Heart of Hearts"
  • Jared Samuel clavinet on "Heart of Hearts"
  • Eric Emm – E bow on "Infinifold"
  • Olivia Mori – vocals on "Infinifold"
  • Phyllis Forbes, Molly Schnick, Madeline Davies – vocals on "Break in Case of Anything"
  • Amy Cimini – viola on "Infinifold"
  • Heather Sommerlad, Lori Told, Alex Powell, Adele Mori – strings on "Yadnus"


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