Thief (Destroyer album)

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Destroyer Thief.jpg
Studio album by Destroyer
Released September 18, 2000
Recorded July 31 - September 4, 1999
Genre Indie rock
Length 43:51
Label Catsup Plate
Destroyer chronology
City of Daughters
(1998)City of Daughters 1998
Streethawk: A Seduction
(2001)Streethawk: A Seduction2001
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media7.9/10 link

Thief is the third studio album by Destroyer and the first recorded with a full band on every track. Thief is thought to be an attack on the music industry perhaps a response to the lack of success that Bejar's other band, The New Pornographers, were having after releasing their EP.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dan Bejar.

1."Destroyer's the Temple"4:48
2."To the Heart of the Sun on the Back of the Vulture, I'll Go"3:52
3."The Way of Perpetual Roads"3:54
4."Canadian Lover/Falcon's Escape"3:21
5."City of Daughters"2:35
6."Every Christmas"3:30
7."Mercy (We Had the Right)"5:28
8."Queen of Languages"3:31
9."I. H. O. J."1:47
10."In Dreams"3:26
11."Death on the Festival Circuit"3:15
12."M. E. R. C. I."1:57
Total length:43:51