Rolling Blackouts

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Rolling Blackouts
Rolling Blackouts cover.jpg
Studio album by The Go! Team
Released 31 January 2011 (2011-01-31)
Genre Indie pop, alternative dance, alternative hip hop
Length 40:40
Label Memphis Industries
The Go! Team chronology
Proof of Youth
(2007)Proof of Youth2007
Rolling Blackouts
(2011)
The Scene Between
(2015)The Scene Between2015

Rolling Blackouts is the third studio album by Brighton, England-based band The Go! Team. It was released on 31 January 2011 in the United Kingdom and on 1 February 2011 in the United States.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 73/100[3]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[4]
The A.V. Club B+[5]
Entertainment Weekly B+[6]
The Guardian 2/5 stars[7]
Mojo 3/5 stars[8]
NME 3/10[9]
Pitchfork Media 7.5/10[10]
Q 4/5 stars[11]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[12]
Spin 7/10[13]

Rolling Blackout currently holds a score of 73 on the review aggregate website Metacritic, indicating "generally positive reviews".[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "T.O.R.N.A.D.O." 2:09
2. "Secretary Song" 3:32
3. "Apollo Throwdown" 3:20
4. "Ready to Go Steady" 2:45
5. "Bust-Out Brigade" 2:42
6. "Buy Nothing Day" 3:59
7. "Super Triangle" 1:46
8. "Voice Yr Choice" 3:34
9. "Yosemite Theme" 4:09
10. "The Running Range" 3:45
11. "Lazy Poltergeist" 1:40
12. "Rolling Blackouts" 3:30
13. "Back Like 8 Track" 3:49
Total length: 40:40

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Go! Team: 'Rolling Blackouts' could be our last album'". NME. 2 February 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Breihan, Tom (26 January 2011). "Go! Team Stream New Album, Share New Videos". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 8 February 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Reviews for Rolling Blackouts by The Go! Team". Metacritic. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  4. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Rolling Blackouts – The Go! Team". AllMusic. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  5. ^ Hawthorne, Marc (1 February 2011). "The Go! Team: Rolling Blackouts". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  6. ^ Petrusich, Amanda (26 January 2011). "Rolling Blackouts". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  7. ^ Cragg, Michael (27 January 2011). "The Go! Team: Rolling Blackouts – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "The Go! Team: Rolling Blackouts". Mojo (207): 97. February 2011. 
  9. ^ Cashmore, Pete (31 January 2011). "Album Review: The GO! Team – Rolling Blackouts (Wichita)". NME. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  10. ^ Berman, Stuart (3 February 2011). "The Go! Team: Rolling Blackouts". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  11. ^ "The Go! Team: Rolling Blackouts". Q (295): 117. February 2011. 
  12. ^ Dolan, Jon (1 February 2011). "Rolling Blackouts". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 18 August 2015. 
  13. ^ Kornhaber, Spencer (1 February 2011). "The Go! Team, 'Rolling Blackouts' (Memphis Industries)". Spin. Archived from the original on 5 January 2011. Retrieved 18 August 2015.