Wild Light (album)

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Wild Light
65daysofstatic - Wild Light.jpg
Studio album by 65daysofstatic
Released September 16, 2013
Genre Post-rock, electronic
Length 50:22
Label Superball Music
Producer 65daysofstatic
65daysofstatic chronology
Silent Running
(2011)Silent Running2011
Wild Light
(2013)

Wild Light is the sixth studio album by 65daysofstatic, released on 16 September 2013 in the UK and Europe and on 29 October 2013 in the United States. It is the band's first album released on the Superball Music label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 82/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[3]
Clash Music (8/10)[4]
New Musical Express (8/10)[5]
Q 3/5 stars[6]

Upon release, Wild Light received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 82/100 based on 10 reviews.[2]

"The pomp that they derive from taking dour post-rock to a rave - notable here in Prisms - is satisfying," according to Q. "Similarly enjoyable are pyroclastic flows of guitars and electronics as heard in Unmake the Wild Light," concludes reviewer Luke Turner, giving the album a 3/5 rating.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Heat Death Infinity Splitter" 5:06
2. "Prisms" 5:58
3. "The Undertow" 6:32
4. "Blackspots" 7:30
5. "Sleepwalk City" 6:54
6. "Taipei" 6:00
7. "Unmake the Wild Light" 6:24
8. "Safe Passage" 5:58
Total length: 50:22

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superball Music - 65daysofstatic - Wild Light". Superball Music. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Wild Light Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  3. ^ Kerr, Scott. "Wild Light - 65daysofstatic : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". Retrieved December 16, 2013. 
  4. ^ Diver, Mike. "Clash Music. Wild Light – 65daysofstatic". Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  5. ^ Calvert, John. "New Musical Express. Wild Light – 65daysofstatic". Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Turner, Luke Q, November 2013. Record reviews. New releases. 65daysofstatic - Wild Light. P. 101