Walk the Moon (album)

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Walk the Moon
Walk the Moon - Walk the Moon.png
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 19, 2012 (2012-06-19)
GenreNew wave, dance-rock, indie pop[1]
Length43:00
LabelRCA
ProducerBen 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
SourceRating
Metacritic67/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
AbsolutePunk8.7/10[3]
Consequence of SoundD–[4]
DIY5/10[5]
Entertainment WeeklyB[6]
Sputnikmusic3.5/5[7]

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

Use in media[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.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Quesadilla"Nicholas Petricca3:15
2."Lisa Baby"
  • Petricca
  • Eli Maiman
  • Kevin Ray
  • Sean Waugaman
3:53
3."Next in Line"Petricca4:00
4."Anna Sun"Petricca5:21
5."Tightrope"
  • Petricca
  • Maiman
  • Ray
  • Waugaman
3:31
6."Jenny"Petricca4:05
7."Shiver Shiver"
  • Petricca
  • Maiman
  • Ray
  • Waugaman
3:53
8."Lions"
  • Petricca
  • Maiman
0:35
9."Iscariot"Petricca5:24
10."Fixin'"
  • Petricca
  • Maiman
  • Ray
  • Waugaman
4:22
11."I Can Lift a Car"Petricca4:49

Personnel[edit]

Walk the Moon[edit]

  • Nicholas Petricca – lead vocals, keyboards, percussion
  • Eli Maiman – guitar, backing vocals
  • Kevin Ray – bass, backing vocals
  • Sean Waugaman – drums, backing vocals, percussion,

Additional musicians[edit]

  • Lindsay Brandt – backing 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. ^ a b James Christopher Monger. "Walk the Moon – Walk the Moon – Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards – AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Walk the Moon by Walk the Moon". metacritic.com.
  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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