The Beatific Visions

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The Beatific Visions
The Beatific Visions.jpg
Studio album by
Released6 November 2006 (2006-11-06) (UK)
8 May 2007 (2007-05-08) (US)
RecordedHouse of David, Nashville, Tennessee in June 2006
GenreAlternative rock
Length28:00
LabelRough Trade
ProducerStuart Sikes and Brakes
Brakes chronology
Give Blood
(2005)
The Beatific Visions
(2006)
Touchdown
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound9/10 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media(7.8/10)[3]
Playlouder4.5/5 stars[4]
Stylus MagazineC+[5]
This Is Fake DIY3.5/5 stars[6]

The Beatific Visions is the second album by Brakes. It was released in November 2006. The Rough Trade Shop named it the fifth best album of the year.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Hold Me in the River" – 2:00
  2. "Margarita" – 2:06
  3. "If I Should Die Tonight" – 2:01
  4. "Mobile Communication" – 3:47
  5. "Spring Chicken" – 2:00
  6. "Isabel" – 2:26
  7. "Beatific Visions" – 2:53
  8. "Porcupine or Pineapple" – 1:04
  9. "Cease and Desist" – 2:27
  10. "On Your Side" – 2:20
  11. "No Return" – 4:57

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r928882
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20070128180332/http://www.drownedinsound.com/release/view/8440
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20070125204704/http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/record_review/39851/Brakes_The_Beatific_Visions
  4. ^ http://www.playlouder.com/review/+the-beatific-vis/
  5. ^ http://www.stylusmagazine.com/reviews/brakes/the-beatific-visions.htm
  6. ^ http://www.thisisfakediy.co.uk/articles/3383.html
  7. ^ "Top 100 2006". Rough Trade Shops. 1 January 2007. Archived from the original on 1 January 2007. Retrieved 14 August 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)