The Beatific Visions

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The Beatific Visions
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Studio album by Brakes
Released 6 November 2006 (2006-11-06) (UK)
8 May 2007 (2007-05-08) (US)
Recorded House of David, Nashville, Tennessee in June 2006
Genre Alternative rock
Length 28:00
Label Rough Trade
Producer Stuart Sikes and Brakes
Brakes chronology
Give Blood
(2005)
The Beatific Visions
(2006)
Touchdown
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Drowned in Sound 9/10 stars link
Pitchfork Media (7.8/10) link
Playlouder 4.5/5 stars link
Stylus Magazine C+ link
This Is Fake DIY 3.5/5 stars link
The Wheel's Still in Spin link

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

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