Standards (Tortoise album)

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Standards
Tortoise-standards.jpg
Studio album by Tortoise
Released February 20, 2001 (2001-02-20)
Genre Post-rock, experimental rock, jazz fusion
Length 44:18
Label Thrill Jockey
Tortoise chronology
In the Fishtank 5
(1999)In the Fishtank 51999
Standards
(2001)
It's All Around You
(2004)It's All Around You2004
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 78/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club favorable[3]
Pitchfork 9.2/10[4]
PopMatters favorable[5]

Standards is the fourth studio album by American post-rock band Tortoise. It was released on Thrill Jockey in 2001.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Tortoise.

No. Title Length
1. "Seneca" 6:20
2. "Eros" 4:26
3. "Benway" 4:46
4. "Firefly" 3:56
5. "Six Pack" 3:11
6. "Eden 2" 2:08
7. "Monica" 6:30
8. "Blackjack" 4:07
9. "Eden 1" 2:36
10. "Speakeasy" 6:18

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
US Billboard 200[6] 200
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[7] 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Standards by Tortoise". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved April 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Standards - Tortoise". AllMusic. Retrieved April 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ Murray, Noel (April 19, 2002). "Tortoise: Standards". The A.V. Club. Retrieved April 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ LeMay, Matt (February 20, 2011). "Tortoise: Standards". Pitchfork. Retrieved April 9, 2017. 
  5. ^ Young, John. "Tortoise: Standards". PopMatters. Retrieved April 9, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Tortoise - Chart history - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved April 9, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Tortoise - Chart history - Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved April 9, 2017. 

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