Yellow & Green (Baroness album)

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Yellow & Green
Baroness - Yellow.jpg
Yellow cover
Studio album by Baroness
Released July 17, 2012 (2012-07-17)
Genre Stoner rock, progressive rock, alternative metal, post-rock[1]
Length 39:50 (Disc 1)
35:19 (Disc 2)
75:09 (Total)
Label Relapse
Producer John Congleton
Baroness chronology
Blue Record
(2009)
Yellow & Green
(2012)
Purple
(2015)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 82/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]
The A.V. Club B-[4]
BBC Very favorable[5]
Consequence of Sound 4/5 stars[6]
NME 6/10 stars[7]
Paste 7.2/10[8]
Pitchfork 8.5/10[9]
PopMatters 9/10 stars[10]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[11]
Spin 9/10 stars[12]

Yellow & Green is the third studio album by the American rock band Baroness. The double album was released on July 17, 2012 through Relapse Records.[13][14] 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.

Reception[edit]

The album debuted at number seventy five on the Canadian Albums Chart[15] and at number thirty on the Billboard 200,[16] selling over 12,000 copies its first week. The album has sold 57,000 copies in the United States as of November 2015.[17]

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

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1 (Yellow)[19]
No. Title Length
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)[19]
No. Title Length
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)[20] 28
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[21] 59
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[22] 124
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[23] 96
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[24] 52
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[25] 22
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[26] 13
Italian Albums (FIMI)[27] 99
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[28] 66
UK Albums (OCC)[29] 85
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[30] 9
UK Rock & Metal Albums (OCC)[31] 3
US Billboard 200[32] 30
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[33] 8
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[34] 8

References[edit]

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  30. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
  31. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Albums Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved February 22, 2016.
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  34. ^ "Baroness – Chart history" Billboard Top Rock Albums for Baroness. Retrieved February 22, 2016.