...To the Beat of a Dead Horse

...To the Beat of a Dead Horse is the debut studio album by the American post-hardcore band Touché Amoré. released on August 4, 2009, through 6131 Records. It was produced by Alex Estrada, while the album artwork was created by guitarist Nick Steinhardt. The album features guest appearances from Thursday vocalist Geoff Rickly and Modern Life is War vocalist Jeff Eaton. The songs "Broken Records" and "Honest Sleep" were rerecorded from the band's self-titled demo that was released in 2008.

...To the Beat of a Dead Horse
To the Beat of a Dead Horse - Touche Amore.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 4, 2009 (2009-08-04)
Genre
Length18:26
Label6131
ProducerAlex Estrada
Touché Amoré chronology
Touché Amoré
(2008)
...To the Beat of a Dead Horse
(2009)
Searching for a Pulse/The Worth of the World
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Punknews.org4/5 stars[1]
Rock Sound9/10[2]

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the album, the band re-recorded it in its entirety and released it on August 9, 2019 under the name of Dead Horse X.[3]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleLength
1."And Now It's Happening in Mine"1:37
2."Honest Sleep"2:33
3."Cadence"1:47
4."Throwing Copper"2:21
5."Swimming with Sharks"1:03
6."History Reshits Itself"1:33
7."Suckerfish"1:38
8."Broken Records"1:34
9."Nine"0:44
10."Always Running, Never Looking Back"2:11
11."Adieux"1:25

PersonnelEdit

...To the Beat of a Dead Horse personnel adapted from CD liner notes.[4]

Touché Amoré

  • Elliot Babin – drums
  • Jeremy Bolm – vocals
  • Nick Steinhardt – bass
  • Clayton Stevens – guitar
  • Tyson White – guitar

Additional musicians

Production

  • Alex Estrada – engineering
  • Paul Miner – mastering
  • Jeremy Zsupnik – drum tracking

Artwork

  • Nick Steinhardt – design, illustration

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brian (November 20, 2009). "Review: ...To the Beat of a Dead Horse". Punknews.org. Retrieved May 25, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Patashnik, Ben (November 7, 2009). "Review: ...To the Beat of a Dead Horse". Rock Sound. Retrieved May 25, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "NEWS: Touché Amoré share re-recorded version of 'Suckerfish'!". DEAD PRESS!. Retrieved August 9, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ ...To the Beat of a Dead Horse (Media notes). Touché Amoré. 6131 Records. 2009. CD digipack fold. 6131019.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)