The End of the World Party

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The End of the World Party
I See Stars - The End Of The World Party.jpg
Studio album by I See Stars
Released February 22, 2011
Recorded Chango Studios, Orlando, Florida
Genre Pop punk, post-hardcore, pop rock, electronicore
Length 37:34
Label Sumerian
Producer Cameron Mizell
I See Stars chronology
3-D
(2009)3-D2009
The End of the World Party
(2011)
Digital Renegade
(2012)Digital Renegade2012
Singles from The End of the World Party
  1. "The End of the World Party"
    Released: December 7, 2010[1]
  2. "Wonderland"
    Released: February 1, 2011[2]
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]

The End of the World Party is the second studio album by American electronicore band I See Stars. It was released on February 22, 2011 through Sumerian Records.

Background[edit]

The album was first announced to be in the works on October 8, 2010, through a statement posted by AbsolutePunk.[4] The album was not mentioned again until the release of a video update on Sumerian Records' YouTube page, released on November 6, 2010.[5]

The title track of the album, "The End of the World Party", was released on December 6, 2010, and the song could be unlocked by "liking" the Sumerian Records Facebook page.[6] The track list was announced on January 14, 2011.[7][8]

The album's release date of February 22, 2011 was announced through I See Stars' Merch Connection Inc. page, where they released pre-order packages on January 15, 2011.[9] On February 1, 2011, Alternative Press started streaming the song "Wonderland" on their website.[10]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Devin Oliver, Zach Johnson and Andrew Oliver, all music composed by I See Stars.

No. Title Length
1. "The End of the World Party" 3:16
2. "Over It" 3:51
3. "Still Not Quite Enough" 3:35
4. "Wonderland" 2:29
5. "Home for the Weekend" 3:19
6. "It Will Be Up (High School Never Ends)" 3:33
7. "Upside Down" 3:51
8. "The Common Hours II" 2:55
9. "Where I Let You Down (Numb)" 3:00
10. "Glow" 2:56
11. "Pop Rock and Roll" 4:49
Total length: 37:34

References to other media[edit]

  • "The Common Hours II" main beat is taken from the song "Not Today Bish", a previous demo song from I See Stars. "The Common Hours II" also contains a verse from the song "Green Light Go!", a song from I See Stars' debut EP Green Light Go!.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Billboard 200[11] 144
Top Rock Albums[11] 37
Top Heatseekers[11] 1
Top Independent Albums[11] 18
Top Alternative Albums[11] 23

Personnel[edit]

I See Stars
Production

Credits for The End of the World Party adapted from Allmusic[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I See Stars The End of the World Party (Single)". Spirit of Metal. Retrieved September 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "I See Stars Wonderland (Single)". Spirit of Metal. Retrieved September 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/the-end-of-the-world-party-mw0002100692
  4. ^ Tate, Jason (8 October 2010). "I See Something – News Article". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Tsai, Matthew (6 November 2010). "I See Updates – News Article". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  6. ^ Ilvonen, Keagan (6 December 2010). "I See The End of The World – News Article". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  7. ^ Tsai, Matthew (17 January 2011). "I See Stars Track Listing". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  8. ^ Matulaitis, Spencer (14 January 2011). "I SEE STARS Launch Pre-Order Packages for 'The End of The World Party' Release; Post New Webisode Series Online". Pure Grain Audio. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  9. ^ Tsai, Matthew (15 January 2011). "I See Pre-orders - News Article". AbsolutePunk. Retrieved 17 January 2011. 
  10. ^ Heisel, Scott (1 February 2011). "Alt Press – Exclusive Stream: I See Stars "Wonderland"". Alternative Press. Retrieved 1 February 2011. 
  11. ^ a b c d e The End of the World Party – I See Stars | Billboard.com
  12. ^ "End of World Party – I See Stars". Allmusic. Retrieved 23 February 2011.