Cigarettes After Sex (album)

Cigarettes After Sex is the debut studio album by American ambient pop band Cigarettes After Sex. It was released on June 9, 2017, by Partisan Records and received positive reviews from critics.[7]

Cigarettes After Sex
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 9, 2017 (2017-06-09)
Recorded
  • December 2015 (Brooklyn, New York)
  • May 2016 (Manhattan, New York)[a]
Genre
Length46:56
LabelPartisan
ProducerGreg Gonzalez
Cigarettes After Sex chronology
I.
(2012)
Cigarettes After Sex
(2017)
Cry
(2019)
Singles from Cigarettes After Sex
  1. "K."
    Released: December 1, 2016[3]
  2. "Apocalypse"
    Released: March 20, 2017[4]
  3. "Each Time You Fall in Love"
    Released: May 16, 2017[5]
  4. "Sweet"
    Released: August 29, 2017[6]

As of May 2018, it had sold over 20,000 copies in United Kingdom.[8]

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
AnyDecentMusic?7.5/10[9]
Metacritic75/100[7]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [10]
The A.V. ClubB[11]
Financial Times     [12]
The Guardian     [1]
Mojo     [13]
Pitchfork7.4/10[2]
PopMatters8/10[14]
Q     [15]
Record Collector     [16]
Uncut6/10[17]

AccoladesEdit

Publication Accolade Year Rank Ref.
Rough Trade Albums of the Year 2017
6

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Greg Gonzalez.

No.TitleLength
1."K."5:19
2."Each Time You Fall in Love"4:50
3."Sunsetz"3:34
4."Apocalypse"4:50
5."Flash"4:34
6."Sweet"4:51
7."Opera House"6:04
8."Truly"4:03
9."John Wayne"4:18
10."Young & Dumb"4:33

PersonnelEdit

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Cigarettes After Sex.[19]

Cigarettes After Sex

  • Greg Gonzalez – vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, recording, production
  • Phillip Tubbs – keyboards
  • Randy Miller – bass, graphic design
  • Jacob Tomsky – drums

Additional personnel

  • Rocky Gallo – recording on "Each Time You Fall In Love", mixing
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

ChartsEdit

CertificationsEdit

Certifications for Cigarettes After Sex
Region Certification Certified units/sales
Denmark (IFPI Danmark)[48] Gold 10,000 
France (SNEP)[49] Gold 50,000 
Poland (ZPAV)[50] Gold 10,000 
United Kingdom (BPI)[51] Silver 60,000 

  Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Each Time You Fall in Love"

ReferencesEdit

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