Stone Temple Pilots (2018 album)

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Stone Temple Pilots
STP2018cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 16, 2018
StudioHOMEFRY Studios
Los Angeles, California
Bomb Shelter Studios
South Pasadena, California
Genre
Length48:26
LabelRhino
ProducerStone Temple Pilots[1]
Stone Temple Pilots chronology
High Rise
(2013)
Stone Temple Pilots
(2018)
Singles from Stone Temple Pilots
  1. "Meadow"
    Released: November 15, 2017
  2. "Roll Me Under"
    Released: January 31, 2018
  3. "The Art of Letting Go"
    Released: February 20, 2018
  4. "Never Enough"
    Released: March 8, 2018
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic63/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
Consequence Of SoundB-[4]
Drowned In Sound6/10[5]
Kerrang!3/5 stars[6]
Newsday3/4 stars[7]
Popmatters6/10 stars[8]
Q4/5 stars[9]
Record Collector3.5/5 stars[10]
The Times3/5 stars[11]
Sound Vapors7/10[12]

Stone Temple Pilots is the seventh studio album by American rock band Stone Temple Pilots and their first with lead singer Jeff Gutt, who joined the band in 2017. The first single from the album, "Meadow", was released on November 15, 2017.[13] A second single, "Roll Me Under", was released on January 31, 2018 to announce the album's release and the band's 2018 tour.[14] A third single from the album, "The Art of Letting Go", was released on February 22, 2018 and a fourth single, "Never Enough", was released on March 8, 2018.[15][16]

Critical reception[edit]

Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic gave a favorable review of the album, stating that it "shows they haven't lost their knack for hooky-heavy hard rock" and "certainly opens the door on another act in their career."[3]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by J. Gutt, R. DeLeo, D. DeLeo & E. Kretz.

No.TitleLength
1."Middle of Nowhere"3:41
2."Guilty"3:14
3."Meadow"3:29
4."Just a Little Lie"4:00
5."Six Eight"3:33
6."Thought She'd Be Mine"5:31
7."Roll Me Under"3:45
8."Never Enough"3:46
9."The Art of Letting Go"4:36
10."Finest Hour"4:11
11."Good Shoes"3:39
12."Reds & Blues"5:00
Total length:44:46
Best Buy bonus tracks[17]
No.TitleLength
13."Already Gone"2:59
14."Forget Forever"3:23

Personnel[edit]

Stone Temple Pilots

Recording[edit]

  • Stone Temple Pilots - production
  • Ryan Williams - recording, engineering
  • Ken Andrews - mixing
  • Dave Cooley - mastering

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[18] 38
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[19] 105
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[20] 155
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[21] 36
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[22] 94
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[23] 44
US Billboard 200[24] 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stone Temple Pilots - Stone Temple Pilots (2018) (CD liner notes). Rhino Records. Catalog No.:R2-565812
  2. ^ "STONE TEMPLE PILOTS [2018] by Stone Temple Pilots". Metacritic. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Stone Temple Pilots: Stone Temple Pilots [2018]". Allmusic. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  4. ^ Clark, Tyler (22 March 2018). "Stone Temple Pilots Struggle to Find Themselves Without Scott Weiland". Consequence Of Sound. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  5. ^ Miller, Kellan (16 March 2018). "Stone Temple Pilots: Stone Temple Pilots". Drowned In Sound. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Stone Temple Pilots: Stone Temple Pilots (2018)". Kerrang!: 55. 17 March 2018.
  7. ^ Gamboa, Glenn (14 March 2018). "'Stone Temple Pilots' review: Much smoother than the original band". Newsday. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  8. ^ Conaton, Chris (19 March 2018). "Stone Temple Pilots Return With a New Singer and a Familiar-Sounding Album". Popmatters. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Stone Temple Pilots: Stone Temple Pilots (2018)". Q: 112. May 2018.
  10. ^ McIver, Joel (April 2018). "STONE TEMPLE PILOTS - STONE TEMPLE PILOTS". Record Collector. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  11. ^ Hodgkinson, Will (16 March 2018). "Pop review: Stone Temple Pilots: Stone Temple Pilots". The Times. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  12. ^ Tommy Marz. "Stone Temple Pilots: Stone Temple Pilots [2018]". [[Sound Vapors]]. Retrieved 18 April 2018. External link in |work= (help)
  13. ^ Bienstock, Richard (November 15, 2017). "Stone Temple Pilots Talk New Singer, Honoring Scott Weiland and Chester Bennington". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  14. ^ Leight, Elias (January 31, 2018). "Stone Temple Pilots Preview New LP With Roaring 'Roll Me Under'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  15. ^ "Stone Temple Pilots Debut New Song "The Art Of Letting Go"". The PRP. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  16. ^ Buchanan, Brett (March 8, 2018). "Listen To Stone Temple Pilots' Emotional New Song "Never Enough"". Alternative Nation. Retrieved March 10, 2018.
  17. ^ "Stone Temple Pilots [2018] [Bonus Tracks] [Only @ Best Buy] [CD]". Best Buy. Retrieved March 16, 2018.
  18. ^ "ARIA Australian Top 50 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. March 26, 2018. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  19. ^ "Ultratop.be – Stone Temple Pilots – Stone Temple Pilots" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  20. ^ "Ultratop.be – Stone Temple Pilots – Stone Temple Pilots" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  21. ^ "Stone Temple Pilots Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  22. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Stone Temple Pilots – Stone Temple Pilots [2018"] (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved March 23, 2018.
  23. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Stone Temple Pilots – Stone Temple Pilots". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  24. ^ "Stone Temple Pilots Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved March 27, 2018.