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)
The Devil, You + Me
(2008)
Close to the Glass
(2014)
Singles from The Devil, You + Me
  1. "Where in This World"
    Released: 2008
  2. "Boneless"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 74/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club B[3]
Drowned in Sound 8/10[4]
Pitchfork 7.7/10[5]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[6]
Slant Magazine 3/5 stars[7]
Tiny Mix Tapes 2.5/5 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. Title Length
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

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. 

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