The Devil, You + Me

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The Devil, You + Me
The Notwist - The Devil, You + Me.jpg
Studio album by The Notwist
Released 2 May 2008 (2008-05-02)
Genre Indie rock
Length 43:54
Label Big Store, City Slang
Producer The Notwist, Olaf Opal
The Notwist chronology
Neon Golden
(2002)Neon Golden2002
The Devil, You + Me
(2008)
Close to the Glass
(2014)Close to the Glass2014
Singles from The Devil, You + Me
  1. "Where in This World"
    Released: 2008
  2. "Boneless"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic74/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. ClubB[3]
Drowned in Sound8/10[4]
Pitchfork7.7/10[5]
PopMatters7/10 stars[6]
Slant Magazine3/5 stars[7]
Tiny Mix Tapes2.5/5 stars[8]

The Devil, You + Me is the sixth studio album by German indie rock band The Notwist. It was released in 2008.

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 74% based on 22 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Andy Kellman of AllMusic gave the album 3.5 stars out of 5 and said, "you might want to take it everywhere with you, even when you can only replay it in your mind."[2] Dave Hughes of Slant Magazine gave the album 3 stars out of 5, commenting that "it merely and consistently recalls the band's more emotionally satisfying earlier work, while rarely equaling or surpassing it."[7]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Good Lies"5:23
2."Where in This World"4:38
3."Gloomy Planets"4:49
4."Alphabet"3:02
5."The Devil, You + Me"3:39
6."Gravity"3:56
7."Sleep"3:46
8."On Planet Off"5:06
9."Boneless"2:55
10."Hands on Us"4:28
11."Gone Gone Gone"2:09

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[9] 11
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[10] 33

In 2010. It was awarded a silver certification from the Independent Music Companies Association which indicated sales of at least 30,000 copies throughout Europe.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Devil, You + Me by The Notwist". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Kellman, Andy. "The Devil, You + Me - The Notwist". AllMusic. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  3. ^ Rizov, Vadim (23 June 2008). "The Notwist: The Devil, You + Me". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  4. ^ Diver, Mike (16 June 2008). "Album Review: The Notwist - The Devil, You + Me". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  5. ^ Berman, Stuart (19 June 2008). "The Notwist: The Devil, You + Me". Pitchfork. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  6. ^ Keefe, Michael (19 June 2008). "The Notwist: The Devil, You + Me". PopMatters. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  7. ^ a b Hughes, Dave (17 June 2008). "The Notwist - The Devil, You + Me". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  8. ^ Norton, Chris (8 July 2008). "The Notwist - The Devil, You + Me". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "The Notwist - Chart history - Heatseekers Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  10. ^ "The Notwist - Chart history - Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 
  11. ^ http://www.impalamusic.org/arc_static/docum/04-press/2009/PR%20-%2020100127.htm

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