The Runners Four

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The Runners Four
Deerhoof-runnersfour.jpg
Studio album by Deerhoof
Released October 11, 2005
Genre Indie rock, indie pop, noise pop
Length 56:01
Label Kill Rock Stars / ATP Recordings / Children of Hoof (on vinyl with a different cover)
Producer Deerhoof
Deerhoof chronology
Green Cosmos
(2005)
The Runners Four
(2005)
Untitled E.P.
(2006)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 76/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
Entertainment Weekly B[3]
Mojo 4/5 stars[4]
NME 7/10[5]
Pitchfork Media 9.0/10[6]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[7]
Spin B+[8]

The Runners Four is the seventh album by American indie rock band Deerhoof, released on October 11, 2005 by Kill Rock Stars, ATP Recordings and 5 Rue Christine.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Deerhoof

No. Title Length
1. "Chatterboxes"   2:32
2. "Twin Killers"   2:16
3. "Running Thoughts"   3:45
4. "Vivid Cheek Love Song"   2:14
5. "O'Malley, Former Underdog"   2:16
6. "Odyssey"   2:55
7. "Wrong Time Capsule"   2:52
8. "Spirit Ditties of No Tone"   4:07
9. "Scream Team"   2:40
10. "You Can See"   3:20
11. "Midnight Bicycle Mystery"   1:59
12. "After Me the Deluge"   3:59
13. "Siriustar"   4:37
14. "Lemon and Little Lemon"   2:04
15. "Lightning Rod, Run"   2:15
16. "Bone-Dry"   2:15
17. "News from a Bird"   1:23
18. "Spy on You"   2:12
19. "You're Our Two"   2:24
20. "Rrrrrrright"   3:57
Total length:
56:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Chris Cohen - bass, vocals
  • John Dieterich – guitar, vocals
  • Satomi Matsuzaki – guitar, vocals
  • Greg Saunier – drums, vocals

Charts[edit]

Chart (2005) Peak
position
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[9] 50
US Top Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[10] 46

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for The Runners Four by Deerhoof". Metacritic. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "The Runners Four – Deerhoof". AllMusic. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  3. ^ Nash, Alanna (November 7, 2005). "The Runners Four". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Deerhoof: The Runners Four". Mojo (145): 100. December 2005. 
  5. ^ "Deerhoof: The Runners Four". NME: 35. October 15, 2005. 
  6. ^ Sylvester, Nick (October 9, 2005). "Deerhoof: The Runners Four". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  7. ^ Relic, Peter (November 28, 2005). "The Runners Four". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on January 5, 2006. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Quick Cuts". Spin 21 (11): 101. November 2005. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Deerhoof – Chart history" Billboard Independent Albums for Deerhoof. Retrieved June 3, 2016.
  10. ^ "Deerhoof – Chart history" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for Deerhoof. Retrieved June 3, 2016.

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