The Music (album)

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The Music
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Studio album by
Released2 September 2002
StudioJacobs Studios, Farnham, Surrey, England
GenreRock
Length52:06
LabelHut
ProducerJim Abbiss
The Music chronology
The Music
(2002)
Welcome to the North
(2004)
Singles from The Music
  1. "Take the Long Road and Walk It"
    Released: 19 August 2002
  2. "Getaway"
    Released: 18 November 2002
  3. "The Truth Is No Words"
    Released: 17 February 2003
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic58/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars UK US
Pitchfork Media(4.7/10) link
Rolling Stone3/5 stars 6 Mar 03

The Music is the eponymous debut album by British rock band The Music, first released in September 2002. It was certified gold in Japan for 100,000 copies shipped in March 2003.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Dance" – 5:08
  2. "Take the Long Road and Walk It" – 4:53
  3. "Human" – 5:28
  4. "The Truth Is No Words" – 4:35
  5. "Float" – 5:21
  6. "Turn Out The Light" – 6:23
  7. "The People" – 4:58
  8. "Getaway" – 6:29
  9. "Disco" – 6:36
  10. "Too High" – 5:55

The UK release of this album also contains a track in the pregap called "New Instrumental", which plays upon rewinding from the start of "The Dance". A live version of this song also appeared as the B-side to "Take the Long Road and Walk It".

Singles[edit]

  • "Take the Long Road and Walk It", released 19 August 2002 (link)
CD 1: "Take the Long Road and Walk It" / "Alone" / "Raindance" / "Take the Long Road and Walk It" (video)
CD 2: "Take the Long Road and Walk It" (Fierce Panda version) / "The Walls Get Smaller" / "New Instrumental" / "Take the Long Road and Walk It" (Fierce Panda video)
7" picture disc: "Take the Long Road and Walk It" / "Alone"
12": "Take the Long Road and Walk It" / "Alone" / "The Walls Get Smaller" / "Raindance" (released 26 August 2002)
  • "Getaway", released 18 November 2002 (link)
CD: "Getaway" / "Dragon Song" / "Getaway" (video)
7" picture disc: "Getaway" / "Dragon Song"
  • "The Truth Is No Words", released 17 February 2003 (link)
CD: "The Truth Is No Words" / "What's It For" / "Turn Out the Light" (Live at Blank Canvas) / "The Truth Is No Words" (video)
DVD: "The Truth Is No Words" (Live at Blank Canvas video) / Live Footage from Blank Canvas (video) / "Too High" (Live at Blank Canvas)
7": "The Truth Is No Words" / "What's It For"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Music by The Music". Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  2. ^ "GOLD ALBUM 他認定作品 2003年3月度" [Gold Albums, and other certified works. March 2003 Edition] (PDF). The Record (Bulletin) (in Japanese). Chūō, Tokyo: Recording Industry Association of Japan. 522: 13. May 10, 2003. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 29, 2014. Retrieved January 29, 2014.

External links[edit]

https://www.facebook.com/The-Music-528252544036697/