Shriek (Wye Oak album)

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Shriek
Wye Oak - Shriek album artwork.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 29, 2014
Genre
Length41:34
LanguageEnglish
Label
ProducerWye Oak
Wye Oak chronology
Civilian
(2011)
Shriek
(2014)
Tween
(2016)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic76/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. ClubA-[3]
The New York Times8/10 stars[4]
Pitchfork7.2/10[5]
Spin7/10 stars[6]

Shriek is the fourth studio album by indie band Wye Oak. It was released on April 29, 2014 by Merge Records in the United States and City Slang in Europe.[7][8]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Jenn Wasner[9].

No.TitleLength
1."Before"4:19
2."Shriek"3:39
3."The Tower"4:06
4."Glory"4:53
5."Sick Talk"4:25
6."Schools of Eyes"4:14
7."Despicable Animal"4:50
8."Paradise"4:21
9."I Know the Law"3:44
10."Logic of Color"2:59
Total length:41:34

Music videos[edit]

Shriek's single "The Tower" was released on January 29, 2014, followed by the official music video on April 3, 2014. On April 30, 2014, a second music video was debuted for the track "Glory".

Personnel[edit]

  • Jenn Wasner – Vocals, Bass, keyboards, programming, producer
  • Andy Stack - Drums, keyboards, upright bass, programming, guitar, producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shriek by Wye Oak". www.metacritic.com.
  2. ^ Sendra, Tim. "Shriek review". Allmusic. Retrieved June 19, 2014.
  3. ^ Adams, Erik (29 April 2014). "Wye Oak Shriek". The A.V. Club. Retrieved June 19, 2014.
  4. ^ Chinen, Nate (28 April 2014). "Wye Oak - Shriek CD review". Thephoenix.com. Retrieved June 19, 2014.
  5. ^ Brown, Harley (April 28, 2014). "Shriek review". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved June 19, 2014.
  6. ^ Ayers, Mike. "Wye Oak Shriek review". Spin.com. Retrieved June 19, 2014.
  7. ^ "Wye Oak Announce New Album, Shriek, Share "The Tower"". Pitchfork.
  8. ^ "Wye Oak - Shriek". Merge Records. Retrieved December 18, 2018.
  9. ^ "First Listen: Wye Oak, 'Shriek'". NPR.org.