The Family Sign

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The Family Sign
The Family Sign cover.jpg
Studio album by Atmosphere
Released April 12, 2011 (2011-04-12)
Genre Hip hop
Length 51:06
Label Rhymesayers Entertainment
Producer Ant
Atmosphere chronology
To All My Friends, Blood Makes the Blade Holy: The Atmosphere EP's
(2010)
The Family Sign
(2011)
Southsiders
(2014)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 73/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
BBC favorable[3]
Consequence of Sound C+[4]
HipHopDX 4.0/5[5]
Pitchfork Media 5.8/10[6]
Slant Magazine 2.5/5 stars[7]

The Family Sign is a studio album by American hip hop group Atmosphere. It was released on Rhymesayers Entertainment on April 12, 2011. The album debuted at number 13 on the Billboard 200 selling 28,000 copies in its first week.[8]

Reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, The Family Sign received an average score of 73% based on 20 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "My Key" 4:20
2. "The Last to Say" 4:16
3. "Became" 4:45
4. "Just for Show" 3:39
5. "She's Enough" 3:19
6. "Bad Bad Daddy" 3:33
7. "Millennium Dodo" 3:21
8. "Who I'll Never Be" 3:08
9. "I Don't Need Brighter Days" 4:05
10. "Ain't Nobody" 3:17
11. "Your Name Here" 3:37
12. "If You Can Save Me Now" 3:52
13. "Something So" 3:41
14. "My Notes" 2:18
15. "Millennium Dodo 2" (iTunes deluxe edition bonus track) 3:56
16. "Cut You Down" (iTunes deluxe edition bonus track) 4:14

Personnel[edit]

  • Slug – Vocals
  • Ant – Production
  • Nate Collis – Guitar
  • Erick Anderson – Keyboards

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Billboard 200[9] 13
Independent Albums[10] 2
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[11] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Family Sign by Atmosphere". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "Atmosphere - The Family Sign". AllMusic. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  3. ^ Kennedy, Adam. "Atmosphere - The Family Sign - Review". BBC. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  4. ^ Young, Alex (April 11, 2011). "Atmosphere – The Family Sign". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  5. ^ Cooper, Roman (April 11, 2011). "Atmosphere - The Family Sign". HipHopDX. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  6. ^ Patrin, Nate (April 13, 2011). "Atmosphere: The Family Sign". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  7. ^ Cole, Matthew (April 8, 2011). "Atmosphere - The Family Sign". Slant Magazine. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Hip Hop Album Sales: The Week Ending 4/17/2011". HipHopDX. April 20, 2011. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Atmosphere - Chart history - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Atmosphere - Chart history - Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Atmosphere - Chart history - Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved July 22, 2016. 

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