Shine a Light (Constantines album)

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Shine a Light
Constantines shinealight art.jpg
Studio album by Constantines
Released August 19, 2003
Genre Indie rock, alternative rock
Length 46:30
Label Three Gut, Sub Pop Records
Constantines chronology
Constantines
(2001)
Shine a Light
(2003)
Tournament of Hearts
(2005)

Shine a Light is the second full-length album released by the Constantines, and their first to be released internationally on the Sub Pop record label. It was the first album to feature keyboard player Will Kidman as a member of the band. The album also features some saxophone assistance from Jonas Berkeley.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (8.3/10)[2]

The music online magazine Pitchfork Media placed Shine a Light at number 172 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "National Hum" – 2:49
  2. "Shine a Light" – 4:47
  3. "Nighttime Anytime (It's Alright)" – 4:13
  4. "Insectivora" – 3:56
  5. "Young Lions" – 3:50
  6. "Goodbye Baby & Amen" – 4:57
  7. "On to You" – 4:36
  8. "Poison" – 3:36
  9. "Scoundrel Babes" – 2:44
  10. "Tiger & Crane" – 3:13
  11. "Tank Commander (Hung Up in a Warehouse Town)" – 4:02
  12. "Sub-Domestic" – 3:36

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  3. ^ Pitchfork staff (September 28, 2009). "The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 200-151". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 1, 2009.