Touchdown (Brakes album)

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Touchdown
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 20, 2009 (2009-04-20)
RecordedChem 19 Studios, Hamilton, Scotland
GenreAlternative rock
Length36:10
LabelFat Cat Records
ProducerPaul Savage
Brakes chronology
The Beatific Visions
(2006)
Touchdown
(2009)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic74/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
NME8/10[2]
Pitchfork Media7.7/10[3]
PopMatters8/10 stars[4]
Robert Christgau(1-star Honorable Mention)[5]
Spin4/5 stars[6]

Touchdown is the third album from the Brighton-based band Brakes, released in 2009 on Fat Cat Records.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Two Shocks" - 3:49
  2. "Don’t Take Me To Space (Man)" - 2:41
  3. "Red Rag" - 1:33
  4. "Worry About It Later" - 2:03
  5. "Crush On You" - 3:14
  6. "Eternal Return" - 2:32
  7. "Do You Feel The Same?" - 1:33
  8. "Ancient Mysteries" - 1:57 [Charles Douglas cover]
  9. "Oh! Forever" - 4:08
  10. "Hey Hey" - 2:18
  11. "Why Tell The Truth (When It’s Easier To Lie)" - 3:32
  12. "Leaving England" - 3:50
  13. "First Dance" (hidden track) - 2:35

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Touchdown by Brakes [aka brakesbrakesbrakes]". Metacritic. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  2. ^ http://www.nme.com/reviews/10353
  3. ^ http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/12849-touchdown/
  4. ^ Carver, Joseph (2009-04-19). "Brakesbrakesbrakes: Touchdown". PopMatters. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  5. ^ "Robert Christgau: CG: brakes". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  6. ^ Thomas, Lindsey (2009-04-05). "Brakesbrakesbrakes, 'Touchdown' (Fatcat)". Spin. Archived from the original on 2009-04-10. Retrieved 2017-08-13.