Vantage Point (album)

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Vantage Point
Vantage Point album cover.jpg
Studio album by Deus
Released 18 April 2008 (Europe)
21 April 2008 (UK/Ireland)[1]
21 May 2008 (Japan)[1]
Genre Indie rock
Length 46:35
Label V2/Cooperative Music
Producer Dave McCracken
Deus chronology
Pocket Revolution
(2005)Pocket Revolution2005
Vantage Point
(2008)
Keep You Close
(2011)Keep You Close2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
HUMO4/4 stars [2]
Knack3/4 stars [3]
Drowned in Sound8/10 stars [4]
Mojo3/5 stars [5]
Allmusic3.5/5 stars [6]
Q3/5 stars [5]

Vantage Point is the fifth studio album by Belgian rock band Deus, released on April 18, 2008. This is the first Deus album which features the same line-up as the previous album.[7] This album was also the first to be recorded at their own built studio in Borgerhout, near Antwerp.

Upon its release in Belgium Vantage Point was already certified Gold, then reached Platinum within its first month release.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "When She Comes Down" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski, Klaas Janzoons, Alan Gevaert, Stéphane Misseghers) (5:05)
  2. "Oh Your God" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski, Klaas Janzoons, Alan Gevaert, Stéphane Misseghers) (3:51)
  3. "Eternal Woman" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski) (4:22) - with Lies Lorquet of Mintzkov
  4. "Favourite Game" (Tom Barman) (4:11)
  5. "Slow" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski, Klaas Janzoons, Alan Gevaert, Stéphane Misseghers) (6:08) - with Karin Dreijer Andersson of The Knife
  6. "The Architect" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski, Klaas Janzoons, Alan Gevaert, Stéphane Misseghers) (3:56)
  7. "Is a Robot" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski) (4:57)
  8. "Smokers Reflect" (Tom Barman) (4:26)
  9. "The Vanishing of Maria Schneider" (Tom Barman) (4:43) - with Guy Garvey of Elbow
  10. "Popular Culture" (Tom Barman, Mauro Pawlowski) (4:56)

Chart positions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title BE[11] Notes
2008 "The Architect" 2 Belgium only, February, 2008
"Slow" 43 February, 2008
"Eternal Woman" 38 May, 2008
"When She Comes Down" 49 May, 2008

Personnel[edit]

  • Strings arranged by Klaas Janzoons
  • Artwork by Michaël Borremans
  • Artwork design by Rob Crane
  • Lyrics by Tom Barman
  • Mastered by Howie Weinberg
  • Mixed by, engineer - Joe Hirst
  • Music by Mauro Pawlowski (tracks: 3, 7), Barman (tracks: 3, 4, 7 to 10), Deus (tracks: 1, 2, 5, 6)
  • Producer, mixed by Dave McCracken
  • Recorded (additional recording), programmed by CJ Bolland, Catherine Marks, Euan Dickinson [12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Vantage Point — dEUS [wwwcs3]
  2. ^ http://www.humo.be/cps/rde/xchg/humo/hs.xsl/Muziek_CDs.html?review_id=5041
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-10. Retrieved 2008-05-14.
  4. ^ http://www.drownedinsound.com/articles/3231780
  5. ^ a b http://www.metacritic.com/music/artists/deus/vantagepoint
  6. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r1347249
  7. ^ CucaTV & CucaRadio: Deus' Vantage point
  8. ^ Ultratop charts
  9. ^ "Jaaroverzichten 2008" (in Dutch). Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  10. ^ "Rapports annuels 2008" (in French). Ultratop. Hung Medien. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  11. ^ ultratop.be - ULTRATOP BELGIAN CHARTS
  12. ^ Discogs album info

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