Sometimes Things Just Disappear

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Sometimes Things Just Disappear
Polar Bear Club - Sometimes This Just Disappear.jpg
Studio album by Polar Bear Club
Released March 11, 2008
Recorded July 16–August 2, 2007 at Nada Recording Studio in New Windsor, New York
Genre Post-hardcore, indie rock, pop punk, melodic hardcore, emo
Length 39:29
Label Red Leader
Producer John Naclerio
Polar Bear Club chronology
The Redder, the Better
(2006)The Redder, the Better2006
Sometimes Things Just Disappear
(2008)
The Summer of George
(2009)The Summer of George2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Alternative Press 4.5/5 stars[1]
Rock Sound (7/10)[2]
Sputnikmusic (4/5)[3]
Punknews.org 4/5 stars[4]

Sometimes Things Just Disappear is the debut studio album by American rock band Polar Bear Club. It is the follow-up to their critically acclaimed EP, The Redder, the Better, and received mostly favorable reviews.

Release[edit]

Sometimes Things Just Disappear was released on March 11, 2008 through Red Leader Records. In August and September, the band went on tour with the Gaslight Anthem and American Steel.[5] In between dates on this tour, the band performed shows in Canada with the Swellers.[6] In October, the band went on a tour of the US with Crime in Stereo and Broadway Calls.[7] In December, the band went on a brief tour with Fireworks and Forfeit in the US,[8] followed by a few shows in Canada with Cancer Bats and the Holly Springs Disaster.[9] In February and March 2009, the band went on a tour of Europe alongside the Gaslight Anthem.[10] Also in March, the band went a headlining UK tour,[11] followed by a brief tour with Have Heart and Trapped Under Ice.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Eat Dinner, Bury the Dog, and Run" 4:22
2. "Hollow Place" 4:12
3. "Bug Parade" 4:01
4. "Another Night in the Rock" 3:48
5. "Burned Out in a Jar" 3:17
6. "As 'Twere the Mirror" 3:59
7. "Tried" 3:20
8. "Our Ballads" 3:32
9. "Heart Attack at Thirty" 3:27
10. "Convinced I'm Wrong" 5:31
Total length: 39:29

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog #
United States United States
Canada Canada
March 11, 2008[13] Red Leader Records CD RLR15
April 7, 2009[14] Bridge Nine Records LP 202101

Personnel[edit]

Details[edit]

  • Studio: Nada Recording Studio in New Windsor, New York
  • Distributor: Lumberjack Mordam Music Group
  • Recording type: studio
  • Recording mode: stereo
  • SPARS code: n/a

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rogowski, Jordan (2008-06-03). "Review: Sometimes Things Just Disappear". Alternative Press. Retrieved 2009-11-02. 
  2. ^ Childs, Richard. "Review: Sometimes Things Just Disappear". Rock Sound (109, May 2008): 97. 
  3. ^ Greer, Nick (2008-05-22). "Review: Sometimes Things Just Disappear". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2009-11-04. 
  4. ^ Nader, Dark. "Review:"Sometimes Things Just Disappear"". Punknews.org. 
  5. ^ "The Gaslight Anthem hitting the road". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. July 13, 2008. Retrieved July 10, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Polar Bear Club heading north with the Swellers". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. August 27, 2008. Retrieved July 24, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Crime In Stereo posts "Desertbed," announces dates with Polar Bear Club / Broadway Calls". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. September 16, 2008. Retrieved July 25, 2017. 
  8. ^ "Polar Bear Club / Fireworks / Forfeit doing short tour together". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. October 27, 2008. Retrieved July 26, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Cancer Bats / The Holly Springs Disaster / Polar Bear Club set for short Canadian run". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. October 30, 2008. Retrieved July 26, 2017. 
  10. ^ "The Gaslight Anthem / Frank Turner / Polar Bear Club set for European tour next year". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. October 28, 2008. Retrieved July 26, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Polar Bear Club UK headlining tour announced". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. January 16, 2009. Retrieved July 31, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Have Heart / Polar Bear Club / Trapped Under Ice to tour". Alternative Press. Alternative Press Magazine, Inc. February 3, 2009. Retrieved July 31, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Polar Bear Club - Sometimes Things Just Disappear". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved 2009-11-02. 
  14. ^ "Polar Bear Club "Sometimes Things Just Disappear" #B9R110". Bridge Nine Records. Retrieved 2009-11-02. 

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