Walk the Moon (album)

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Walk the Moon
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Studio album by Walk the Moon
Released June 19, 2012 (2012-06-19)
Genre Indie rock
Length 43:00
Label RCA
Producer Ben Allen
Walk the Moon chronology
I Want! I Want!
(2010)
Walk the Moon
(2012)
Talking Is Hard
(2014)
Singles from Walk the Moon
  1. "Anna Sun"
    Released: February 7, 2012
  2. "Tightrope"
    Released: October 5, 2012
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 67/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
AbsolutePunk 8.7/10[3]
Consequence of Sound D–[4]
DIY 5/10[5]
Entertainment Weekly B[6]
Sputnikmusic 3.5/5[7]

Walk the Moon is the self-titled major-label debut (and second overall) album by American rock band Walk the Moon. It was released on June 19, 2012, by RCA Records. The first single was "Anna Sun" which peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Alternative chart and number 20 on the Billboard Rock Songs chart.[8]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Quesadilla"   Nicholas Petricca   3:15
2. "Lisa Baby"  
  3:53
3. "Next in Line"   Nicholas Petricca   4:00
4. "Anna Sun"   Nicholas Petricca   5:21
5. "Tightrope"  
  3:31
6. "Jenny"   Nicholas Petricca   4:05
7. "Shiver Shiver"  
  3:53
8. "Lions"  
  • Petricca
  • Maiman
  0:35
9. "Iscariot"   Nicholas Petricca   5:24
10. "Fixin'"  
  • Petricca
  • Maiman
  • Ray
  • Waugaman
  4:22
11. "I Can Lift a Car"   Nicholas Petricca   4:49

Popular culture[edit]

The second single, "Tightrope," was used in a commercial for the HP Envy 4 Ultrabook computer[9] and was also featured in the game Saints Row IV.

"Quesadilla" was featured in the game FIFA 13.

Personnel[edit]

Walk the Moon
  • Nicholas Petricca - vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Kevin Ray - bass, vocals
  • Sean Waugaman - percussion, vocals, ray-gun
  • Eli Maiman - guitar, vocals
Additional musicians
  • Lindsay Brandt - vocals, hand claps, sunshine on "Quesadilla"
  • Mark Needham - cowboy boots on "Iscariot"
  • Dustin Chow - additional drum programming on "I Can Lift A Car"

Production[edit]

  • Producer: Ben Allen
  • Mixing: Mark Needham

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.metacritic.com/music/walk-the-moon/walk-the-moon
  2. ^ James Christopher Monger. "Walk the Moon - Walk the Moon - Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards - AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Walk The Moon - Walk The Moon". AbsolutePunk.net. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Walk the Moon – Walk the Moon - Album Reviews - Consequence of Sound". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Walk The Moon - Walk The Moon". DIY. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "Walk the Moon". Entertainment Weekly's EW.com. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "Review: Walk the Moon - Walk the Moon - Sputnikmusic". sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  8. ^ "Walk The Moon Billboard Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "HP Envy 4 Ultrabook ‘Hot Potato’ 2012 Commercial – What’s the Song?". Diffuser.fm. 2012-08-16. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 

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