This Night (album)

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This Night
This Night (Front Cover).png
Studio album by Destroyer
Released October 2, 2002
Genre Indie rock
Length 68:02
Label Merge
Destroyer chronology
Streethawk: A Seduction
(2001)
This Night
(2002)
Your Blues
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 4.4/10 [1]

This Night is the fifth studio album by Destroyer, released on October 2, 2002. (It was the first on Merge Records). Most of the material was written in Madrid, where Bejar went to sidestep a tour with The New Pornographers, following the critical success of that supergroups's first album.[1][2] Ten years after its release, Bejar reflected on the impetus for This Night: "I was done with the English pop craft that I was into in the late 90s and into dark loose ends. I wanted to make a mysterious sounding record."[3]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dan Bejar.

No. Title Length
1. "This Night" 5:57
2. "Holly Going Lightly" 5:08
3. "Here Comes the Night" 6:35
4. "The Chosen Few" 3:59
5. "Makin' Angels" 4:14
6. "Hey, Snow White" 7:54
7. "Modern Painters" 3:00
8. "Crystal Country" 3:44
9. "Trembling Peacock" 4:16
10. "I Have Seen a Light" 5:06
11. "Students Carve Hearts out of Coal" 3:46
12. "Goddess of Drought" 3:31
13. "Self Portrait with Thing (Tonight Is Not Your Night)" 6:26
14. "The Relevant Ballads" 0:37
15. "The Night Moves" 3:49
Total length: 68:02

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