Philophobia (album)

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Philophobia
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Studio album by Arab Strap
Released 19 May 1998
Recorded Cava Studios and Chem 19
Genre Indie rock, slowcore, alternative rock
Length 65:44
Label Matador Records
Producer Geoff Allan, Paul Savage
Arab Strap chronology
The Week Never Starts Round Here
(1996)The Week Never Starts Round Here1996
Philophobia
(1998)
Mad for Sadness
(1999)Mad for Sadness1999
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]
Drowned in Sound (10/10) (reissue)[2]
MP3.com 3/5 stars [3]
Pitchfork Media (8.4/10)
(7.7/10) (reissue)[4]
PopMatters 8/10 stars (reissue)[5]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [6]

Philophobia is the second album by Arab Strap, released in 1998.

The artwork is of singer Aidan Moffat and his then girlfriend posing nude, created by Marianne Greated.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Packs of Three" – 3:23
  2. "(Afternoon) Soaps" – 4:16
  3. "Here We Go" – 5:04
  4. "New Birds" – 6:27
  5. "One Day, After School" – 5:01
  6. "Islands" – 3:42
  7. "The Night Before the Funeral" – 4:51
  8. "Not Quite a Yes" – 3:42
  9. "Piglet" – 6:48
  10. "Afterwards" – 4:23
  11. "My Favourite Muse" – 5:03
  12. "I Would've Liked Me a Lot Last Night" – 7:26
  13. "The First Time You're Unfaithful" – 5:38

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