Rescue (Silverstein album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedApril 26, 2011 (2011-04-26)
RecordedJune–September 2010
GenrePost-hardcore emo
ProducerJordan Valeriote
Silverstein chronology
Short Songs

Rescue is the fifth studio album by the Canadian post-hardcore band Silverstein. It was released on 26 April 2011,[1] the first full-length album to be released through Hopeless Records.


Rescue was produced by Jordan Valeriote and mixed by Cameron Webb.[2][nb 1]

Music and lyrics[edit]

The material on Rescue was described by Told as "a cross between Discovering and Shipwreck".[7]

Rescue contains two songs from the band's previously released EP Transitions.

Release and reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
AbsolutePunk3.5/5 stars[8]
Alternative Press4/5 stars
Sputnikmusic4/5 stars[9]
Ultimate Guitar Archive(7.7/10)[10]

A music video has already been released for the song "Sacrifice". On February 5, 2011 the band played a free show in Toronto, with Robby Starbuck filming the event for a music video for the song "The Artist", released on March 28. Frontman, Shane Told revealed that a video will also be released for the song "Burning Hearts".[11] Told also announced that there will be a 7" vinyl release for "The Artist" on their Record Store Day and it will have 3 exclusive covers as B-sides[12] along with there being an iTunes exclusive track for the album as well.[13] In April and May, the band co-headlined the Take Action Tour with Bayside. They were supported by Polar Bear Club, The Swellers and Texas in July.[14]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and performed by Silverstein, with specific writers for each track.

1."Medication"Neil Boshart, Josh Bradford, Billy Hamilton, Paul Koehler, Shane Told4:30
3."Forget Your Heart"Told3:45
4."Intervention"Boshart, Told3:06
5."Good Luck with Your Lives"Boshart, Bradford, Hamilton, Koehler, Told3:24
6."Texas Mickey" (featuring Anthony Raneri of Bayside)Boshart, Bradford, Hamilton, Koehler, Told2:41
7."The Artist" (featuring Brendan Murphy of Counterparts)Bradford, Told3:06
8."Burning Hearts"Boshart, Told3:02
9."Darling Harbour"Bradford, Told2:53
10."Live to Kill"Told2:53
11."Replace You"Told3:25
12."In Memory Of..."Boshart, Told4:46
Total length:40:08


Personnel per digital booklet.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Charts (2011) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200[18] 38
U.S. Billboard Alternative Albums[19] 6
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums[20] 23
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums[21] 5
U.S. Billboard Rock Albums[22] 11


  1. ^ Webb previously worked with the band producing Discovering the Waterfront (2005)[3] and A Shipwreck in the Sand (2009),[4] and mixing Decade (Live at the El Mocambo) (2010)[5] and Transitions (2010)[6]
  1. ^ "Official 'Rescue' album page on Hopeless Records". Retrieved 2011-03-05.
  2. ^ a b Rescue (Digital booklet). Silverstein. Hopeless. 2011. p. 4.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ Discovering the Waterfront (Booklet). Silverstein. Victory. 2005. VR257.CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. ^ A Shipwreck in the Sand (Booklet). Silverstein. Victory. 2009. VR458.CS1 maint: others (link)
  5. ^ Decade (Live at the El Mocambo) (Booklet). Silverstein. Victory. 2010. VR589.CS1 maint: others (link)
  6. ^ Transitions (Booklet). Silverstein. Hopeless. 2010. HR726-2.CS1 maint: others (link)
  7. ^ "Interview with Shane Told". AMP. Jan 31, 2011. Archived from the original on 2011-02-13. Retrieved 2011-03-01.
  8. ^ Absolute Punk review
  9. ^ sputnikmusic review
  10. ^ Ultimate Guitar Archive review
  11. ^ "Silverstein Official Formspring Page". Formspring. Retrieved 2011-03-01.
  12. ^ "Can you give us any details on your Record Store Day release?". Formspring. Retrieved 2011-03-01.
  13. ^ "Formspring Question; Bonus Tracks". Formspring. Retrieved 2011-03-05.
  14. ^ Common, Tyler (February 14, 2011). "Take Action tour dates announced with Silverstein, Bayside, Polar Bear Club, the Swellers and more". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. Retrieved December 17, 2017.
  15. ^ "Rescue : Hopeless Records". Retrieved 2011-03-05.
  16. ^ "Rescue (Deluxe Edition) | Music , Music Genres, Alternative : JB HI-FI". 2011-04-29. Retrieved 2012-03-07.
  17. ^ "日本語タイトル: Rescue Deluxe Version [初回限定盤]/ SILVERSTEIN". 2011-04-27.
  18. ^ "Silverstein - Chart history (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved February 12, 2014.
  19. ^ "Silverstein - Chart history (Alternative Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 12, 2014.
  20. ^ "Silverstein - Chart history (Digital Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 12, 2014.
  21. ^ "Silverstein - Chart history (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 12, 2014.
  22. ^ "Silverstein - Chart history (Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved February 12, 2014.

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