Yellow & Green (Baroness album)

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Yellow & Green
Baroness - Yellow.jpg
Yellow cover
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 17, 2012 (2012-07-17)
GenreProgressive metal, sludge metal
Length39:50 (Disc 1)
35:19 (Disc 2)
75:09 (Total)
LabelRelapse
ProducerJohn Congleton
Baroness chronology
Blue Record
(2009)
Yellow & Green
(2012)
Purple
(2015)
Alternative cover
Green cover
Green cover
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic82/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. ClubB-[3]
BBCVery favorable[4]
Consequence of Sound4/5 stars[5]
NME6/10 stars[6]
Paste7.2/10[7]
Pitchfork8.5/10[8]
PopMatters9/10 stars[9]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[10]
Spin9/10 stars[11]

Yellow & Green is the third studio album by the American sludge metal band Baroness. The double album was released on July 17, 2012 through Relapse Records.[12][13] On May 14, 2012, the first single "Take My Bones Away" was revealed on Baroness' official YouTube channel. The second single "March to the Sea" was released on June 13, 2012. The third single "Eula" was debuted on Liquid Metal Sirius XM on June 18, 2012.

Yellow & Green is the last Baroness last album with founding drummer Allen Blickle.

Reception[edit]

The album debuted at number seventy five on the Canadian Albums Chart[14] and at number thirty on the Billboard 200,[15] selling over 12,000 copies its first week. The album has sold 57,000 copies in the United States as of November 2015.[16]

The album was listed 18th on Stereogum's list of top 50 albums of 2012.[17]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1 (Yellow)[18]
No.TitleLength
1."Yellow Theme"1:45
2."Take My Bones Away"4:59
3."March to the Sea"3:12
4."Little Things"5:03
5."Twinkler"3:17
6."Cocainium"5:09
7."Back Where I Belong"6:16
8."Sea Lungs"3:21
9."Eula"6:48
Disc 2 (Green)[18]
No.TitleLength
1."Green Theme"4:23
2."Board Up the House"4:33
3."Mtns. (The Crown & Anchor)"4:17
4."Foolsong"2:58
5."Collapse"3:52
6."Psalms Alive"4:09
7."Stretchmarker"3:23
8."The Line Between"5:02
9."If I Forget Thee, Lowcountry"2:42

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[19] 28
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[20] 59
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[21] 124
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[22] 96
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[23] 52
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[24] 22
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[25] 13
Italian Albums (FIMI)[26] 99
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[27] 66
UK Albums (OCC)[28] 85
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[29] 9
UK Rock & Metal Albums (OCC)[30] 3
US Billboard 200[31] 30
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[32] 8
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[33] 8

References[edit]

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