Sex with an X

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sex with an X
Sexwithanx.jpg
Studio album by The Vaselines
Released 14 September 2010
Recorded 2010, Analogue Catalogue Studios, Mossley, England
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock
Length 42:11
Label Sub Pop
Producer Jamie Watson
The Vaselines chronology
Dum-Dum
(1989)Dum-Dum1989
Sex with an X
(2010)
V for Vaselines
(2014)V for Vaselines2014
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 65/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club B-[3]
Drowned in Sound 7/10[4]
Mojo 3/5 stars[1]
NME 6/10[5]
Pitchfork 6.9/10[6]
PopMatters 6/10[7]
Spin 7/10 stars[8]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3/5 stars[9]
Uncut 3/5 stars[1]

Sex with an X is the second studio album by the Scottish alternative rock band The Vaselines, which was released on 14 September 2010 on Sub Pop.[10] The first single from the album, "I Hate The 80's" was released on 10 June 2010. The second single, the title track "Sex with an X", was released on 24 August 2010 with a B-Side entitled "Roaster",[11] while the third single "Mouth To Mouth" was released on Valentine's Day, 14 February 2011.

On 9 September 2010, guardian.co.uk streamed the entire album on its Music Blog. The album was released with a track by track guide written by The Vaselines.[12]

The final track, "Exit the Vaselines", is a reference to the compilation album, Enter the Vaselines.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written and composed by Eugene Kelly/Frances McKee

  1. "Ruined" – 2:11
  2. "Sex with an X" – 3:34
  3. "The Devil's Inside Me" – 4:34
  4. "Such A Fool" – 2:56
  5. "Turning It On" – 3:37
  6. "Overweight But Over You" – 3:05
  7. "Poison Pen" – 4:18
  8. "I Hate The 80s" – 3:29
  9. "Mouth To Mouth" – 3:35
  10. "Whitechapel" – 3:31
  11. "My God's Bigger Than Your God" – 2:51
  12. "Exit The Vaselines" – 4:36
  13. "Picked A Cherry" (iTunes Bonus Track) - 2:54

Personnel[edit]

The Vaselines

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Critic Reviews for Sex With An X. Metacritic. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  2. ^ Sex with an X at AllMusic
  3. ^ Heller, Jason. "Sex With An X · The Vaselines · Music Review The Vaselines: Sex With An X · Music Review · The A.V. Club". Avclub.com. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  4. ^ Farah, Amanda (2010-09-14). "Album Review: The Vaselines - Sex With an X / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  5. ^ "Album review: The Vaselines - Sex With An X (Sub Pop)". Nme.com. 2010-09-13. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  6. ^ Douglas Wolk (2010-09-14). "The Vaselines: The Vaselines: Sex with an X Album Review". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  7. ^ "The Vaselines: Sex with an X". PopMatters.com. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  8. ^ "The Vaselines, 'Sex With an X' (Sub Pop)". Spin.com. 2010-08-20. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  9. ^ "The Vaselines - Sex with an X | Music Review | Tiny Mix Tapes". Tinymixtapes.com. Retrieved 2016-06-02. 
  10. ^ "The Vaselines Return With New Album | News". Pitchfork. 2010-06-10. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  11. ^ "New Vaselines: "Sex With an X" | News". Pitchfork. 2010-08-04. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 
  12. ^ Jonze, Tim (2010-09-09). "The Vaselines – Sex With An X: exclusive album stream | Music | guardian.co.uk". Guardian. Retrieved 2012-03-09. 

External links[edit]