The Second Gleam

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The Second Gleam
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EP by The Avett Brothers
Released July 22, 2008
Recorded Electromagnetic Radiation Recorders and Echo Mountain
Genre Folk, indie folk
Label Ramseur
Producer The Avett Brothers and Doug Williams
The Avett Brothers chronology
Emotionalism
(2007)
The Second Gleam
(2008)
I and Love and You (2009)

The Second Gleam (sometimes written The Gleam II) is a 2008 EP by The Avett Brothers. Produced by The Avett Brothers and Doug Williams, recorded by Doug Williams at Electromagnetic Radiation Recorders, with the exception of "The Greatest Sum (Electric)" which was recorded at Echo Mountain. This acoustic EP was a follow-up to The Gleam, which was released in 2006.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Billboard [2]
Pitchfork Media (7.2/10)[3]
HonestTune.com [4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tear Down the House" - 3:04
  2. "Murder in the City" - 3:12
  3. "Bella Donna" - 3:03
  4. "The Greatest Sum" - 3:20
  5. "Black, Blue" - 4:27 (only by download or on vinyl)
  6. "St. Joseph's" - 3:23
  7. "Souls Like the Wheels" - 4:38
  8. "The Greatest Sum (Electric)" - 3:13 (only by download or on vinyl)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Position
US Billboard 200[5] 82
US Billboard Digital Albums (Billboard)[6] 19
US Billboard Independent Albums (Billboard)[7] 10
US Billboard Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[8] 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Second Gleam at AllMusic
  2. ^ "The Second Gleam". Archived from the original on January 8, 2009. Retrieved July 30, 2008. 
  3. ^ "The Avett Brothers: The Second Gleam EP". Archived from the original on August 10, 2008. Retrieved August 9, 2008. 
  4. ^ http://www.honesttune.com/content/view/1153/27/[dead link]
  5. ^ "Billboard 200". Billboard. August 9, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Digital Albums". billboard. August 9, 2008. (Subscription required (help)). 
  7. ^ "Independent Albums". billboard. August 9, 2008. 
  8. ^ "Tastemaker Albums". billboard. August 9, 2008.