The Power of Failing

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The Power of Failing
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Studio album by Mineral
Released January 28, 1997
Recorded January 1995 - October 1995, Music Lane Recording Studios, Austin, Texas
Genre Emo[1]
Length 49:01
Label Crank!
Mineral chronology
The Power of Failing
(1997)
EndSerenading
(1998)

The Power of Failing is the first studio album from the emo band Mineral. The Power of Failing was released on both LP and CD format.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Pitchfork Media 8.5/10 link

NME listed the album as one of "20 Emo Albums That Have Resolutely Stood The Test Of Time".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Five, Eight and Ten" - 5:26
  2. "Gloria" - 3:42
  3. "Slower" - 5:47
  4. "Dolorosa" - 5:10
  5. "80-37" - 4:33
  6. "If I Could" - 5:59
  7. "July" - 4:24
  8. "Silver" - 6:56
  9. "Take the Picture Now" - 3:16
  10. "Parking Lot" - 3:52
  • "80-37" and "Take the Picture Now" did not appear on the original LP version.

Personnel[edit]

Mineral
Additional personnel
  • Andre Zweers – engineering assistant
  • Paul Drake – photography
  • Judy Kirschner – engineering assistant
  • Kevin Reeves – mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Galil, Leor (March 1, 2016). "40 Greatest Emo Albums of All Time". Rolling Stone. Retrieved March 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ "20 Emo Albums That Have Resolutely Stood The Test Of Time". NME.com. January 14, 2015. Retrieved July 29, 2015.