The Sound the Speed the Light

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The Sound the Speed the Light
Mission of Burma The Sound The Speed The Light.jpg
Studio album by Mission of Burma
Released October 6, 2009
Recorded Squid Hell Studios, Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts
Genre Post-punk, indie rock
Length 41:34
Label Matador
Mission of Burma chronology
The Obliterati
(2006)
The Sound the Speed the Light
(2009)
Unsound
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 74 (16 reviews)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club B[3]
BBC favourable[4]
Boston Globe favorable[5]
ChartAttack 3.5/5 stars[6]
Drowned in Sound 7/10[7]
Kerrang! 3/5 stars[8]
Pitchfork 8.0/10[9]
Tiny Mix Tapes 3.5/5 stars[10]

The Sound the Speed the Light is the fourth album by American post-punk band Mission of Burma, released in October 2009 by record label Matador.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "1, 2, 3, Partyy!" (Clint Conley) - 2:46
  2. "Possession" (Roger Miller) – 4:27
  3. "Blunder" (Peter Prescott) – 3:39
  4. "Forget Yourself" (Roger Miller) – 4:53
  5. "After the Rain" (Roger Miller) – 3:22
  6. "SSL 83" (Clint Conley) – 2:49
  7. "One Day We Will Live There" (Peter Prescott) – 2:43
  8. "So Fuck It" (Roger Miller) – 2:46
  9. "Feed" (Holly Anderson/Clint Conley) – 3:49
  10. "Good Cheer" (Peter Prescott) – 2:45
  11. "Comes Undone" (Roger Miller) – 3:08
  12. "Slow Faucet" (Roger Miller) – 4:27

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for The Sound The Speed The Light by Mission of Burma". Metacritic. 2009-10-06. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
  2. ^ The Sound the Speed the Light at AllMusic
  3. ^ Ryan, Kyle. "The Sound The Speed The Light · Mission Of Burma · Music Review Mission Of Burma: The Sound The Speed The Light · Music Review · The A.V. Club". Avclub.com. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
  4. ^ "Music - Review of Mission of Burma - The Sound the Speed the Light". BBC. 2009-10-06. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
  5. ^ "Mission of Burma, 'The Sound the Speed the Light' - The Boston Globe". Boston.com. 2009-10-05. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 
  7. ^ Gardner, Noel (2009-11-12). "Album Review: Mission Of Burma - The Sound the Speed the Light / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
  8. ^ Johnston, Emma. Kerrang! #1286, November 7, 2009. Album reviews. "Influential Bostonites' fourth album doesn't disappoint". p. 51.
  9. ^ Marc Masters (2009-09-29). "Mission of Burma: The Sound the Speed the Light Album Review". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved 2016-06-01. 
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 8, 2009. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 

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