Yesterday and Today (The Field album)

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Yesterday and Today
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Studio album by The Field
Released 25 May 2009 (2009-05-25)
Genre Techno
Length 60:38
Label Kompakt
Producer Axel Willner
The Field chronology
From Here We Go Sublime
(2007)
Yesterday and Today
(2009)
Looping State of Mind
(2011)
Singles from Yesterday and Today
  1. "The More That I Do"
    Released: 24 April 2009 (2009-04-24)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic79/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. ClubA−[3]
Drowned in Sound8/10[4]
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars[5]
Now5/5[6]
Pitchfork8.0/10[7]
PopMatters8/10[8]
Resident Advisor4/5[9]
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars[10]
Spin7/10[11]

Yesterday and Today is the second studio album by Swedish electronic music producer Axel Willner under his alias The Field, released by Kompakt on 26 May 2009. The follow-up to his critically acclaimed debut From Here We Go Sublime, Yesterday and Today was recorded in one week in a deserted school on a Swedish island.[12] "The More That I Do" was released as the album's lead single on 24 April 2009.

Featuring six tracks, Yesterday and Today has been described by Kompakt as "more organic than its predecessor." The album features a guest appearance by Battles drummer John Stanier on its title track, as well as a cover of The Korgis' "Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Axel Willner, except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."I Have the Moon, You Have the Internet" 8:00
2."Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime"James Warren6:47
3."Leave It" 11:34
4."Yesterday and Today" 10:04
5."The More That I Do" 8:32
6."Sequenced" 15:41
Total length:60:38

Charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[13] 47
US Top Dance/Electronic Albums (Billboard)[14] 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Yesterday And Today by The Field". Metacritic. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Yesterday and Today – The Field". AllMusic. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  3. ^ Martins, Chris (2 June 2009). "The Field: Yesterday And Today". The A.V. Club. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  4. ^ Grant, William (29 May 2009). "Album Review: The Field – Yesterday And Today". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  5. ^ Sterling, Scott T. (20 May 2009). "Album review: The Field's 'Yesterday and Today'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  6. ^ Rennie, Andrew (10 June 2009). "The Field: Yesterday And Today (ANTI-/Kompakt)". Now. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  7. ^ Harvell, Jess (28 May 2009). "The Field: Yesterday & Today". Pitchfork. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  8. ^ Raper, Dan (25 May 2009). "The Field: Yesterday and Today". PopMatters. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  9. ^ Miller, Derek (18 May 2009). "The Field – Yesterday & Today". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  10. ^ Hoard, Christian (18 May 2009). "Yesterday and Today : The Field". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 23 May 2009. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  11. ^ Suarez, Jessica (June 2009). "The Field: Yesterday and Today". Spin. 25 (6): 91. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  12. ^ Colly, Joe (9 December 2009). "The Field Interview". XLR8R. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
  13. ^ "The Field Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  14. ^ "The Field Chart History (Top Dance/Electronic Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 29 May 2016.

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