Wind in the Wires

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Wind in the Wires
Wind In The Wires.jpg
Studio album by
Released2 February 2005
GenreFolktronica, downtempo
Length41:39
LabelTomlab
ProducerPatrick Wolf
Patrick Wolf chronology
Lycanthropy
(2003)
Wind in the Wires
(2005)
The Magic Position
(2007)
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
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Drowned in Sound9/10 stars[2]
No Ripcord9/10 stars[3]
Pitchfork Media(8.2/10)[4]
Playlouder4.5/5 stars[5]
Q4/5 stars[6]
Stylus MagazineA−[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. ^ Howe, Brian (4 March 2005). "Patrick Wolf: Wind in the Wires". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on 14 January 2008. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  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.