Pins and Needles (The Birthday Massacre album)

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Pins and Needles
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Studio album by The Birthday Massacre
Released September 14, 2010
Recorded Dire Studios Toronto, Ontario; The Basement Dundas, Ontario
Genre Electronic rock, gothic rock, new wave, alternative rock
Length 41:57
Label Metropolis Records
Producer Rainbow and M. Falcore
The Birthday Massacre chronology
Show and Tell
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Pins and Needles
(2010)
Imaginary Monsters EP
(2011)Imaginary Monsters EP2011
Singles from Pins and Needles
  1. "In the Dark"
    Released: September 7, 2010
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Pins and Needles is the fourth studio album by Canadian rock band The Birthday Massacre. The album was released on September 14, 2010. The first single and video from the album, "In the Dark," premiered on September 7, 2010, directed and edited by M.Falcore and Rodrigo Gudiño of Rue Morgue.[2]

Track listing[3][4][edit]

All tracks written and performed by Chibi, Rainbow, Michael Falcore, OE

No.TitleLength
1."In the Dark"3:42
2."Always"4:11
3."Pale"3:58
4."Control"3:20
5."Shallow Grave"3:47
6."Sideways"3:25
7."Midnight"3:43
8."Pins and Needles"4:19
9."Two Hearts"3:20
10."Sleepwalking"3:49
11."Secret"4:23

Personnel[edit]

  • The band:
    • Chibi - Vocals
    • Rainbow - Guitar, Synth/Percussion Programming, Vocals
    • Michael Falcore - Guitar, Synth/Percussion Programming
    • O.E. - Bass, Vocals
    • Rhim - Drums
    • Owen - Keyboards
  • Rainbow and M. Falcore - Producing and Recording
  • Dave "Rave" Ogilvie and Rainbow - Mixing
  • Dave "Rave" Ogilvie - Mix Engineer
  • Brock McFarlane - Assistant Mix Engineer
  • Noah Mintz - Mastering
  • Kevin James Maher - Programming and Editing
  • Mixed At: Mushroom Studios (Vancouver, Canada) & Dire Studios (Toronto, Canada)
  • Mastered At: Lacquer Channel
  • Design Artwork: Vincent Marcone, Cole Sullivan, James Furlong, Natalie Shau

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Charts[edit]

On the issue date of September 23, 2010, Pins And Needles debuted at number 6 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart[5] and number 152 on the Top 200 chart. It stayed on the Heatseekers chart for 3 weeks.

Chart Peak
position
Deutsche Alternative Charts 1
German Newcomer Chart[6] 7
US Billboard 200[7] 152
US Top Heatseekers[8] 6
US Independent Albums 34

Notes[edit]

Album artwork was created by illustrator and director Vincent Marcone of Johnny Hollow and MyPetSkeleton.com.

The Album was recorded in a basement studio in Dundas, Ontario, hometown of Rainbow and M.Falcore.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heaney, Gregory. "The Birthday Massacre: Pins and Needles". Allmusic. Retrieved 2016-03-26.
  2. ^ "The Birthday Massacre's IN THE DARK video debuts!". Archived from the original on 2012-07-03.
  3. ^ "Metropolis Mail-Order // Pins And Needles". Metropolis-Mail Order. Retrieved 27 June 2010.
  4. ^ "Amazon.com: Pins And Needles: The Birthday Massacre". Amazon. Retrieved 5 September 2010.
  5. ^ "Billboard.com ChateDate 2010/ 10 /02". Billboard.com. Retrieved 10 August 2011.
  6. ^ http://www.gfk-entertainment.com/news/newcomer-charts-hanauer-band-feiert-besten-neueinstieg.html
  7. ^ Birthday Massacre makes the Billboard Top 200
  8. ^ Pins And Needles Previously on the Charts

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