Stage Four

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Stage Four
Stage Four Touche Amore.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 16, 2016 (2016-09-16)
Genre
Length34:58
LabelEpitaph
ProducerBrad Wood
Touché Amoré chronology
Is Survived By
(2013)
Stage Four
(2016)
10 Years / 1000 Shows - Live at the Regent Theater
(2018)
Singles from Stage Four
  1. "Palm Dreams"
    Released: June 20, 2016[1]
  2. "Displacement"
    Released: July 18, 2016[2]
  3. "Skyscraper"
    Released: August 23, 2016[3]
  4. "Rapture"
    Released: September 13, 2016[4]
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic84/100[7]
Review scores
SourceRating
The A.V. ClubA-[5]
The 4059/10 [6]
Pitchfork8.1/10[8]
PunkNews4.5/5 stars[9]
Drowned In Sound9/10 [10]
Exclaim!9/10 [11]
Revolver4./5 stars[12]

Stage Four is the fourth studio album by American post-hardcore band Touché Amoré. The album was released in the United States and Europe on September 24, 2016 through Epitaph.[13] The albums title refers to the fact that it is the band's fourth album as well as singer Jeremy Bolm's mother dying from cancer which is the central inspiration for most of the album's lyrics.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Flowers and You"3:34
2."New Halloween"3:28
3."Rapture"3:12
4."Displacement"2:11
5."Benediction"3:40
6."Eight Seconds"1:32
7."Palm Dreams"2:27
8."Softer Spoken"1:56
9."Posing Holy"2:48
10."Water Damage"3:53
11."Skyscraper"3:53
12."Gather" (bonus track)2:34
Total length:34:58

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[14] 168
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)[15] 16
US Top Hard Rock Albums (Billboard)[16] 6
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[17] 18
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[18] 21
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[19] 9
US Top Vinyl Albums (Billboard)[20] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gotrich, Lars (June 20, 2016). "Touché Amoré Announces New Album, Shares 'Palm Dreams'" (Web). National Public Radio. NPR. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  2. ^ Rettig, James (July 18, 2016). "Touché Amoré – "Displacement"". Stereogum. SpinMedia Group, LLC. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  3. ^ Brennan, Collin (August 23, 2016). "Touché Amoré share "Skyscraper", a heartbreaking ode to NYC featuring Julien Baker" (Web/Audio). Consequence of Sound. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  4. ^ Barrett, Samantha (September 13, 2016). "Touché Amoré: "Rapture"". Punknews.org. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  5. ^ Warwick, Kevin. "Stage Four - Touche Amore - Music Review". The AV Club. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Touché Amoré - Stage Four". The 405. Retrieved 2017-05-26.
  7. ^ "Reviews for Stage Four By Touche Amore". Metacritic. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  8. ^ Camp, Zoe. "Touche Amore: Stage Four Album Review l Pitchfork". Pitchfork. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  9. ^ Renaldo69. "Touche Amore - Stage Four l Punknews.org". Punknews.org. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Touché Amoré - Stage Four". Drowned In Sound. Retrieved 2017-05-26.
  11. ^ "Touché Amoré - Stage Four". Exclaim!. Retrieved 2017-05-26.
  12. ^ "Touché Amoré - Stage Four". Revolver. Retrieved 2017-05-26.
  13. ^ "Touché Amoré - Stage Four". Epitaph. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  14. ^ "Touche Amore Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  15. ^ "Touche Amore Chart History (Top Alternative Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  16. ^ "Touche Amore Chart History (Top Hard Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  17. ^ "Touche Amore Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  18. ^ "Touche Amore Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  19. ^ "Touche Amore Chart History (Top Tastemaker Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  20. ^ "Touche Amore – Chart History". Billboard Top Vinyl Albums for Touche Amore. Retrieved November 22, 2016.