Tripper (Fruit Bats album)

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Tripper
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Studio album by Fruit Bats
Released August 2, 2011 (2011-08-02)
Genre Indie rock, indie pop, indie folk, soft rock
Length 40:40
Label Sub Pop
Fruit Bats chronology
The Ruminant Band
(2009)The Ruminant Band2009
Tripper
(2011)
Absolute Loser
(2016)Absolute Loser2016
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 74/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Consequence of Sound C+[3]
Drowned in Sound 8/10[4]
MSN Music A–[5]
Pitchfork 6.8/10[6]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[7]
The Quietus (favorable)[8]

Tripper is the fifth full-length album by indie rock band Fruit Bats. The album was released August 2, 2011 on Sub Pop Records.[9] A 1980s-esque music video for the song "You're Too Weird" preceded the release of the album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Tony the Tripper
  2. So Long
  3. Tangie and Ray
  4. Shivering Fawn
  5. You're Too Weird
  6. Heart Like an Orange
  7. Dolly
  8. The Banishment Song
  9. The Fen
  10. Wild Honey
  11. Picture of a Bird

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tripper". Metacritic. 
  2. ^ Leahey, Andrew. "Tripper Review". AllMusic. 
  3. ^ Young, Alex (4 August 2011). "Tripper Review". Consequence of Sound. 
  4. ^ Monroe, Jazz (24 August 2011). "Fruit Bats: Tripper". Drowned in Sound. 
  5. ^ Christgau, Robert (23 September 2011). "Jens Lekman/Fruit Bats". Expert Witness. MSN Music. 
  6. ^ Leitko, Aaron (23 August 2011). "Tripper Review". Pitchfork Media. 
  7. ^ Fiander, Matthew (31 July 2011). "Tripper". PopMatters. 
  8. ^ Smith, Barnaby (14 September 2011). "Tripper Review". The Quietus. 
  9. ^ http://www.subpop.com/releases/fruit_bats/full_lengths/tripper