Some Are Lakes

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Some Are Lakes
Studio album by Land of Talk
Released October 7, 2008
Genre Indie rock
Length 49:40
Label Secret City Records (Canada)
Saddle Creek Records (US)
Producer Justin Vernon and Land of Talk
Land of Talk chronology
Applause Cheer Boo Hiss
(2005)
Some Are Lakes
(2008)
L'Aventure acoustique
(2008)

Some Are Lakes is the first full-length album by Canadian indie rock band Land of Talk, released October 7, 2008, on Secret City Records in Canada and Saddle Creek Records in the United States.

The album was produced by Justin Vernon of the American indie folk group Bon Iver.[1]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (74/100)[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[3]
BBC Music (mixed)[4]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[5]
New York Times (favorable)[6]
Pitchfork Media (6.9/10)[7]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[8]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3/5 stars[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Yuppy Flu"  
2. "Death by Fire"  
3. "The Man Who Breaks Things (Dark Shuffle)"  
4. "Some Are Lakes"  
5. "Give Me Back My Heart Attack"  
6. "It's Okay"  
7. "Young Bridge"  
8. "Corner Phone"  
9. "Got a Call"  
10. "Troubled"  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Land of Talk: Some Are Lakes". Stereogum, August 27, 2008.
  2. ^ "Land of Talk". Metacritic. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Phares, Heather. "Some Are Lakes Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  4. ^ Gill, Jaime (2008). "Some Are Lakes Review". BBC Music. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  5. ^ Berry, David (3 December 2008). "Some Are Lakes". PopMatters. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Chinen, Nate (19 October 2008). "Travelers Through Time and Space". New York Times. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  7. ^ Bevan, David (1 October 2008). "Some Are Lakes". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  8. ^ Christgau, Robert (May 2009). "Consumer Guide". MSN Music. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  9. ^ Bearmcnair. "Some Are Lakes Review". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 30 October 2016.