Wind in the Wires

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Wind in the Wires
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Studio album by Patrick Wolf
Released 2 February 2005
Genre Folktronica, downtempo
Length 41:39
Label Tomlab
Producer Patrick Wolf
Patrick Wolf chronology
Lycanthropy
(2003)Lycanthropy2003
Wind in the Wires
(2005)
The Magic Position
(2007)The Magic Position2007
Singles from Wind in the Wires
  1. "The Libertine"
    Released: 31 January 2005
  2. "Wind in the Wires"
    Released: 13 June 2005
  3. "Tristan"
    Released: 31 October 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound 9/10 stars[2]
No Ripcord 9/10 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media (8.2/10)[4]
Playlouder 4.5/5 stars[5]
Q 4/5 stars[6]
Stylus Magazine A−[7]

Wind in the Wires is the second studio album by English-Irish singer-songwriter Patrick Wolf.

Wolf cites Buffy Sainte-Marie as influences to the album on his official tumblr.[8]

Critical Response[edit]

Wind in the Wires received general acclaim. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 80, based on 20 reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews."

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Patrick Wolf.

  1. "The Libertine" – 4:23
  2. "Teignmouth" – 4:50
  3. "The Shadowsea" – 0:37
  4. "Wind in the Wires" – 4:18
  5. "The Railway House" – 2:24
  6. "The Gypsy King" – 3:08
  7. "Apparition" – 1:16
  8. "Ghost Song" – 3:13
  9. "This Weather" – 4:35
  10. "Jacob's Ladder" – 1:21
  11. "Tristan" – 2:36
  12. "Eulogy" – 1:44
  13. "Land's End" – 7:06

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christopher, James (2005-02-21). "Wind in the Wires - Patrick Wolf". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ Adams, Sean (2005-03-24). "Patrick Wolf - Wind In The Wires / Releases / Releases // Drowned In Sound". Drownedinsound.com. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  3. ^ "Patrick Wolf: Wind in the Wires - Music Review". No Ripcord. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  4. ^ [1] Archived January 14, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Playlouder MSP Music Service". Playlouder.com. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  6. ^ Q Magazine, April 2005, p.124
  7. ^ "Patrick Wolf - Wind in the Wires - Review". Stylus Magazine. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  8. ^ "The Patrick Wolf Palisade". 2012-06-12. Retrieved 2012-08-26.