The Airing of Grievances
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|The Airing of Grievances|
|Studio album by Titus Andronicus|
|Released||April 14, 2008
January 20, 2009 (reissue)
|Recorded||August – December 2007|
|Label||Troubleman Unlimited (original)
XL Recordings (reissue)
|Titus Andronicus chronology|
The Airing of Grievances is the first studio album by American punk rock band Titus Andronicus, released on the Troubleman Unlimited record label on April 14, 2008. The album combines elements of punk rock, shoegaze, and lo-fi music. It was reissued on January 20, 2009 on XL Recordings.
The album title is a reference to the "Festivus", a holiday made famous by Seinfeld. "Fear and Loathing in Mahwah, NJ" features a reading of a speech given by Aaron the Moor from the Shakespeare play Titus Andronicus. "No Future Part Two: The Days After No Future" ends with a reading from The Stranger by Albert Camus, as translated by Stuart Gilbert.
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- "Fear and Loathing in Mahwah, NJ" – 5:56
- "My Time Outside the Womb" – 2:55
- "Joset of Nazareth's Blues" – 2:30
- "Arms Against Atrophy" – 5:16
- "Upon Viewing Bruegel's 'Landscape with the Fall of Icarus'" – 4:25
- "Titus Andronicus" – 3:13
- "No Future Part I" – 7:39
- "No Future Part II: The Day After No Future" – 6:54
- "Albert Camus" – 6:25
- Sarim Al-Rawi: Vocals, percussion
- David Bently: Cello
- Liam Betson: Guitar, vocals, percussion
- Andrew Cedermark: Guitar
- Elio Deluca: Electric piano
- Ian Dykstra: Drums
- Ian Graetzer: Bass guitar
- Eric Harm: Vocals, percussion
- Kevin Kearns: Vocals
- Amy Klein: Violin
- Eliane Labate: Saxophone
- Kevin McMahon: Guitar, vocals
- Sean Neafsey: Vocals
- Brian Nowakowski: Trumpet
- Susan Putnins: Vocals, piano
- Megan Stickles: Baby noises
- Patrick Stickles: Vocals, guitar, synthesiser, piano, glockenspiel, tambourine
- Ava Tews: Clarinet
- Daniel Tews: Guitar, vocals, percussion
Production and recording by Kevin McMahon at Marcata Recording, New Paltz, NY between August and December 2007. Mastered by Guy Davie at Electric Mastering, London.
Cover photo by Patrick Stickles and typography by Ian O'Neil.
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