...Burn, Piano Island, Burn

...Burn, Piano Island, Burn is the third full-length studio album by the American post-hardcore band The Blood Brothers, released in March 2003. Produced by Ross Robinson, the album was recorded over two months with a roughly $25,000 budget.[12] The album drew widespread critical acclaim, reflected by an average score 82 on Metacritic.[1]

...Burn, Piano Island, Burn
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 18, 2003
RecordedApril–June 2002
StudioStandard Electric Recorders Los Angeles, California
GenrePost-hardcore
Length47:46
LabelArtistdirect
Epitaph (reissue)
ProducerRoss Robinson
The Blood Brothers chronology
March on Electric Children
(2002)
...Burn, Piano Island, Burn
(2003)
Crimes
(2004)
Singles from ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn
  1. "Ambulance vs. Ambulance"
    Released: March 11, 2003
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic82/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Alternative Press5/5[3]
Blender4/5 stars[4]
Drowned in Sound9/10[5]
Entertainment WeeklyB[6]
Mojo4/5 stars[7]
Pitchfork9.1/10[8]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[9]
SpinA−[10]
Stylus MagazineA[11]

To promote the album, "Ambulance vs. Ambulance" was released as a single and had a music video produced for it. In 2009, Epitaph Records reissued the album including bonus tracks as well as the Jungle Rules Live DVD packaged with the CD edition.

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by The Blood Brothers.

No.TitleLength
1."Guitarmy"0:39
2."Fucking's Greatest Hits"2:59
3."Burn, Piano Island, Burn"3:48
4."Every Breath Is a Bomb"4:45
5."Ambulance vs. Ambulance"2:52
6."USA Nails"5:11
7."Cecilia and the Silhouette Saloon"4:53
8."Six Nightmares at the Pinball Masquerade"4:16
9."The Salesman, Denver Max"4:31
10."I Know Where the Canaries and the Crows Go"3:26
11."God Bless You, Blood Thirsty Zeppelins"4:49
12."The Shame"5:34
2009 Reissue Bonus Tracks[13]
No.TitleLength
13."Cecilia and the Silhouette Saloon" (Live @ Reading Festival 2005)5:03
14."Pink Tarantulas"3:37
Total length:56:26

PersonnelEdit

The Blood Brothers
Production and design

Vinyl informationEdit

1st pressing:

  • 500 on 180 gram vinyl.

2nd pressing:

  • 200 on red vinyl with red labels (only sold by the band).

3rd pressing:

  • 378 on white vinyl.

4th pressing:

  • 819 on blue/white swirl vinyl.

5th pressing: 1024 copies

  • 505 on clear vinyl.
  • 519 on opaque light green vinyl.

6th pressing: 1604 copies

  • 528 on light blue vinyl.
  • 524 on pink vinyl.
  • 552 on half pink/half blue "cotton candy" vinyl.

7th pressing:

  • 200 on screen-printed 2 x LP.

8th pressing:

  • 265 Translucent Red w/ Translucent Orange & Black Splatter
  • 265 Opaque Yellow w/ Red & Black Speckles

9th pressing:

  • 490 Grey/Red/Black Marble

10th pressing:

  • 524 Yellow
  • 524 Orange

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Reviews for Burn Piano Island, Burn by The Blood Brothers". Metacritic. Retrieved February 9, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Bregman, Adam. "...Burn, Piano Island, Burn – The Blood Brothers". AllMusic. Retrieved February 9, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "The Blood Brothers: ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn". Alternative Press (177): 73. April 2003.
  4. ^ Wiederhorn, Jon. "The Blood Brothers: Burn Piano Island, Burn". Blender. Archived from the original on October 19, 2006. Retrieved April 12, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ White, Peter (March 14, 2003). "Album Review: The Blood Brothers – ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved April 12, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Greer, Jim (April 11, 2003). "The Blood Brothers: ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn". Entertainment Weekly: 78.
  7. ^ "The Blood Brothers: ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn". Mojo (112): 112. March 2003.
  8. ^ Ott, Chris (March 24, 2003). "The Blood Brothers: Burn Piano Island, Burn!". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on March 19, 2009. Retrieved April 12, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ Caramanica, Jon (May 29, 2003). "The Blood Brothers: Burn Piano Island, Burn". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on April 2, 2008. Retrieved April 12, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ Gross, Joe (April 2003). "The Blood Brothers: Burn, Piano Island, Burn". Spin. 19 (4): 102–04. Retrieved April 12, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ McElligatt, Colin (September 1, 2003). "The Blood Brothers – Burn, Piano Island, Burn – Review". Stylus Magazine. Archived from the original on January 16, 2009. Retrieved April 12, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "// Alternative Press Magazine \\". Archived from the original on 2008-04-16. Retrieved 2007-09-13.
  13. ^ "Burn, Piano Island, Burn: The Blood Brothers: Music". Retrieved 2012-02-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)