The Five Ghosts

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The Five Ghosts
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Studio album by Stars
Released June 21, 2010 (2010-06-21)
Genre Indie pop, baroque pop, electropop
Length 38:54
Language English
Label Soft Revolution (Canada), Vagrant (worldwide)
Stars chronology
Sad Robots
The Five Ghosts
The North
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club (B-)[2]
Paste (8.6/10)[3]
Pitchfork Media (5.7/10)[4]
Popmatters 7/10 stars[5]
Slant Magazine 2.5/5 stars[6]
sputnikmusic 4/5 stars[7]
Clash (magazine) 7/10 stars[8]
The Tune (3.2/5)[9]

The Five Ghosts is the fifth studio album by Stars, which was released worldwide on June 21, 2010, via Vagrant. In Canada, the album was released via Soft Revolution, the band's own label.[10]

The album was named as a longlisted nominee for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Dead Hearts"   3:29
2. "Wasted Daylight"   3:43
3. "I Died So I Could Haunt You"   3:04
4. "Fixed"   3:26
5. "We Don't Want Your Body"   3:25
6. "He Dreams He's Awake"   4:04
7. "Changes"   4:13
8. "The Passenger"   4:17
9. "The Last Song Ever Written"   3:17
10. "How Much More"   2:56
11. "Winter Bones"   3:00

Those who pre-ordered the album received a bonus EP entitled The Séance, featuring songs from sessions for The Five Ghosts.[13] The Séance EP songs are also available as individual tracks through iTunes.

The Séance
No. Title Length
1. "Opinions Versus the Sun" (Stars vs. The Album Leaf) 4:17
2. "The Five Ghosts"   4:04
3. "The Black House, the Blue Sky" (Stars vs. Montag) 4:24
4. "The Dead Beg for More" (Stars vs. Of Montreal) 5:20