Silver Age (album)

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Silver Age
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Studio album by Bob Mould
Released September 4, 2012 (2012-09-04)
Genre Alternative rock
Length 38:08
Label Merge
Producer Bob Mould
Bob Mould chronology
Life and Times
(2009)Life and Times2009
Silver Age
(2012)
Beauty & Ruin
(2014)Beauty & Ruin2014

Silver Age is the tenth solo album from former Hüsker Dü and Sugar frontman Bob Mould. Mould was joined on bass by Jason Narducy and on drums by Superchunk's Jon Wurster.

For the release of Silver Age, the trio embarked on a series of concerts where, in addition to material from the new album and a few Hüsker Dü songs, they played the entirety of Sugar's Copper Blue in order. Copper Blue was simultaneously released in a 20th anniversary edition.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club (A-) [3]
Pitchfork Media (7.6/10) [4]
Treble (Positive) [5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Bob Mould.

  1. "Star Machine" - 3:25
  2. "Silver Age" - 3:02
  3. "The Descent" - 3:55
  4. "Briefest Moment" - 3:18
  5. "Steam of Hercules" - 4:17
  6. "Fugue State" - 3:33
  7. "Round The City Square" - 4:04
  8. "Angels Rearrange" - 3:16
  9. "Keep Believing" - 4:25
  10. "First Time Joy" - 4:53

Personnel[edit]

  • Bob Mould - guitars, vocals, keyboards, producer
  • Jason Narducy - bass
  • Jon Wurster - drums
  • Beau Sorenson - engineer
  • Nathan Winter - assistant engineer
  • Jim Wilson - mastering
  • Nic Pope - assistant mix engineer
  • Maggie Frost - artwork
  • Shelly Mosman - portrait
  • Frank Riley - Booking Agents
  • Paul Boswell - Booking Agents
  • Josh Grier - legal
  • Jaime Herman - legal assistant
  • Jordan Kurland - management
  • Justin Little - management
  • Nasty Little Man - publicity
  • Steve Martin - publicity

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[6] 52
US Billboard Independent Albums[6] 13
US Billboard Top Modern Rock/Alternative Albums[6] 12
US Billboard Top Rock Albums[6] 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review Retrieved 20 November 2012
  2. ^ Rolling Stone review Retrieved 20 November 2012
  3. ^ Heller, Jason (4 September 2012). Review, The A.V. Club, Retrieved 20 November 2012
  4. ^ Berman, Stuart (6 September 2012). Pitchfork Media review, Retrieved 20 November 2012
  5. ^ Brown, Connor (5 September 2012). review treblezine Retrieved 20 November 2012
  6. ^ a b c d "allmusic ((( Bob Mould > Awards )))". Billboard. Retrieved 2015-08-12.