Wild Flag (album)

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Wild Flag
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Studio album by Wild Flag
Released September 13, 2011 (2011-09-13)
Recorded 2011
Genre Indie rock, post-punk, krautrock
Length 40:04
Label Merge (US)
Wichita (UK)
Producer Wild Flag

Wild Flag is the sole studio album by American indie rock band Wild Flag. It was released on September 13, 2011 on Merge Records in America and Wichita Recordings in England.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 83/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club B+[3]
The Daily Telegraph 4/5 stars[4]
Entertainment Weekly A−[5]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[6]
MSN Music A−[7]
NME 8/10[8]
Pitchfork Media 8.0/10[9]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[10]
Spin 8/10[11]

Wild Flag received a very positive reception from critics, which is reflected by its normalized rating of 83 out of 100 based on 37 reviews aggregated by online review aggregator Metacritic.[1] Pitchfork Media placed the album at number 49 on its list of the "Top 50 albums of 2011".[12]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Romance" – 3:52
  2. "Something Came Over Me" – 4:03
  3. "Boom" – 2:45
  4. "Glass Tambourine" – 5:29
  5. "Endless Talk" – 3:00
  6. "Short Version" – 3:34
  7. "Electric Band" – 3:33
  8. "Future Crimes" – 2:44
  9. "Racehorse" – 6:40
  10. "Black Tiles" – 4:30
iTunes Store bonus track
  1. "Oh Yeah" – 2:32

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reviews for Wild Flag by Wild Flag". Metacritic. Retrieved January 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ Phares, Heather. "Wild Flag – Wild Flag". AllMusic. Retrieved January 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ Ryan, Kyle (September 13, 2011). "Wild Flag: Wild Flag". The A.V. Club. Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ Perry, Andrew (October 6, 2011). "Wild Flag: Wild Flag, CD review". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved September 30, 2016. 
  5. ^ Maerz, Melissa (September 14, 2011). "Wild Flag". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 1, 2016. 
  6. ^ Costa, Maddy (October 6, 2011). "Wild Flag: Wild Flag – review". The Guardian. Retrieved January 1, 2012. 
  7. ^ Christgau, Robert (September 13, 2011). "Wild Flag/Mates of State". MSN Music. Retrieved May 1, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Wild Flag: Wild Flag". NME. September 2011. It's a thrill to be able to pop an ear in their direction and listen in. 
  9. ^ Berman, Stewart (September 14, 2011). "Wild Flag: Wild Flag". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  10. ^ Sheffield, Rob (September 13, 2011). "Wild Flag". Rolling Stone. Retrieved September 14, 2011. 
  11. ^ Hopper, Jessica (September 13, 2011). "Wild Flag, 'Wild Flag' (Merge)". Spin. Retrieved April 12, 2012. 
  12. ^ "The Top 50 Albums of 2011". Pitchfork Media. December 15, 2011. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 

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