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
Genre Techno
Length 60:40
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
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 79/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club A−[3]
Drowned in Sound 8/10[4]
Los Angeles Times 3/4 stars[5]
Now 5/5[6]
Pitchfork Media 8.0/10[7]
PopMatters 8/10[8]
Resident Advisor 4/5[9]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars[10]
Spin 7/10[11]

Yesterday and Today is the second album by The Field following his critically acclaimed debut From Here We Go Sublime. It was released on 26 May, 2009 in Europe and 26 May, 2009 in the USA. The album was recorded in one week in a deserted school on a Swedish island.[12]

Featuring 6 new tracks, Kompakt stated that the album is "more organic than its predecessor." The album also has a guest appearance by Battles drummer John Stanier on its title track. "Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime" is a Korgis cover.

A single for the album, "The More That I Do", was released on 24 April, 2009.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Have the Moon, You Have the Internet" - 8:00
  2. "Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime" (Written by James Warren) - 6:47
  3. "Leave It" - 11:34
  4. "Yesterday and Today" (with John Stanier) - 10:04
  5. "The More That I Do" - 8:32
  6. "Sequenced" - 15:41

Charts[edit]

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

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 Media. 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" Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums for The Field. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  14. ^ "The Field – Chart history" Billboard Top Heatseekers Albums for The Field. Retrieved 29 May 2016.

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