The Orchard (Ra Ra Riot album)

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The Orchard
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Studio album by Ra Ra Riot
Released August 24, 2010
Genre
Length 39:06
Label Barsuk
Producer Ra Ra Riot, Andrew Maury
Ra Ra Riot chronology
The Rhumb Line
(2008)
The Orchard
(2010)
Beta Love
(2013)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 70/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
Lost In The Sound 7.0[3]
Pitchfork Media (5.7/10)[4]
Pop Matters 9/10 stars[5]
Slant 4/5 stars[6]
Spin 6/10 stars[7]
The Tune 3.2/5[8]
Rockfeedback 4/5 stars[9]

The Orchard is the second studio album of the Syracuse-based indie rock band Ra Ra Riot. On October 26, 2010 the song "Boy" was made available for 69 cents in iTunes Store and garnered some interest reaching a peak of no. 152 on the iTunes popularity chart[10] while also charting at No. 34 on the Billboard Rock Digital chart.[11]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Ra Ra Riot (Wes Miles, Mathieu Santos, Milo Bonacci, Alexandra Lawn, Rebecca Zeller).

No. Title Length
1. "The Orchard" 3:29
2. "Boy" 3:10
3. "Too Dramatic" 3:04
4. "Foolish" 4:01
5. "Massachusetts" 5:38
6. "You and I Know" 4:34
7. "Shadowcasting" 3:40
8. "Do You Remember" 3:31
9. "Kansai" 4:13
10. "Keep It Quiet" 3:46

Videos[edit]

  • "Boy": Directed by Adam Levite
  • "Too Dramatic": Directed by Andrew Thomas Huang

Personnel[edit]

Ra Ra Riot[edit]

  • Milo Bonacci - Guitar, Keyboards
  • Alexandra Lawn - Cello, Vocals
  • Wes Miles - Vocals, Keyboards
  • Mathieu Santos - Bass
  • Rebecca Zeller - Violin
  • Gabe Duquette - Drums

Additional Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Orchard by Ra Ra Riot". Retrieved 1 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Leahey, Andrew. The Orchard at AllMusic. Retrieved February 20, 2012.
  3. ^ Wu, Frank (September 17, 2010). "Review: Ra Ra Riot – The Orchard". Lost In The Sound. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ Cohen, Ian (August 24, 2010). "Ra Ra Riot: The Orchard | Album Reviews". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ Reed, Ryan (August 23, 2010). "Ra Ra Riot: The Orchard". PopMatters.com. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  6. ^ Liedel, Kevin (August 24, 2010). "Ra Ra Riot: The Orchard". Slant Magazine. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  7. ^ Kornhaber, Spencer. "Ra Ra Riot, 'The Orchard' (Barsuk)". SPIN MEDIA. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  8. ^ "The Tune review". 
  9. ^ Daniel, Josh. "Ra Ra Riot – The Orchard (Brine and Barnacles)". rockfeedback.com. Retrieved February 20, 2012. 
  10. ^ Indie Spotlight: 69¢ Songs by Various Artists - Download Indie Spotlight: 69¢ Songs on iTunes
  11. ^ Billboard Rock Digital Songs | Charts | Billboard (retrieved May 27, 2016)

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