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, Canada & 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
(2009/2010)
Pins and Needles
(2010)
Imaginary Monsters EP
(2011)
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. Title Length
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 | Reuters Peak
position
Deutsche Alternative Charts 1
Billboard Billboard 200[6] 152
Billboard Top Heatseekers[7] 6
Billboard Independent Albums 34
German Newcomer Chart[8] 7

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.

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