Roots & Crowns

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Roots & Crowns
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Studio album by Califone
Released October 10, 2006 (2006-10-10)
Recorded October 2005-May 2006
Genre Post-rock, pop, folk, experimental
Label Thrill Jockey (thrill 163)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
cokemachineglow (87%)[2]
Pitchfork Media (8.7/10)[3]
Stylus Magazine (A-)[4]

Roots & Crowns is a studio album by the indie rock band Califone. It was released in 2006 on Thrill Jockey. The LP version contains different artwork. The song "The Orchids" is a cover of the Psychic TV song of the same name.

Reception[edit]

The music online magazine Pitchfork Media placed Roots & Crowns at number 168 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Pink & Sour" - 4:13
  2. "Spider's House" - 3:47
  3. "Sunday Noises" - 2:50
  4. "The Eye You Lost in the Crusades" - 4:42
  5. "A Chinese Actor" - 4:18
  6. "Our Kitten Sees Ghosts" - 2:47
  7. "Alice Crawley" - 0:37
  8. "The Orchids" - 2:55
  9. "Burned by the Christians" - 3:55
  10. "Black Metal Valentine" - 6:16
  11. "Rose Petal Ear" - 2:09
  12. "3 Legged Animals" - 4:08
  13. "If You Would" - 5:43

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