City (Client album)

City is the second studio album by English electronic music group Client, released on 27 September 2004 by Toast Hawaii. The album features guest appearances by Carl Barât and Pete Doherty of The Libertines, as well as Martin L. Gore of Depeche Mode.

City
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Studio album by
Released21 September 2004 (2004-09-21)
GenreElectroclash, synthpop
Length47:50
LabelToast Hawaii
ProducerClient, Joe Wilson
Client chronology
Going Down
(2004)
City
(2004)
Metropolis
(2005)
Singles from City
  1. "In It for the Money"
    Released: 14 June 2004
  2. "Radio"
    Released: 20 September 2004
  3. "Pornography"
    Released: 10 January 2005
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic60/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
Exclaim!positive[3]
Pitchfork Media5.9/10[4]
Playlouder4/5[5]
PopMattersmixed[6]
Release Magazine7/10[7]
Rolling Stone2/5 stars[8]
Slant Magazine3.5/5 stars[9]
Uncut3/10[10]
Yahoo! Music8/10 stars[11]

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Client.

  1. "Radio" – 4:16
  2. "Come On" – 4:03
  3. "Overdrive" – 3:50
  4. "One Day at a Time" – 4:40
  5. "Cracked" – 0:49
  6. "In It for the Money" – 3:35
  7. "Pornography" – 4:08
  8. "Down to the Underground" – 3:02
  9. "The Chill of October" – 4:52
  10. "Theme" – 2:25
  11. "Don't Call Me Baby" – 4:04
  12. "It's Rock and Roll" – 3:26
  13. "Everything Must End" – 4:40

PersonnelEdit

Credits adapted from City album liner notes.[12]

  • Client – production
  • Carl Barât – additional vocals (7)
  • Anne Carruthers – mixing assistant
  • DJ Brass – photography
  • Pete Doherty – additional vocals (8)
  • Louise Downer – artwork design
  • Scott Fairbrother – guitar (8)
  • Andy Fletcher – executive producer
  • Mathieu Gendreau – engineering (Client B's vocals)
  • Martin L. Gore – additional vocals (3)
  • Matt Nida – web design
  • Mandy Parnell – mastering
  • Paul Tipler – mixing
  • Joe Wilson – producer (all tracks); backing vocals (12)

Release historyEdit

Country Date Label
United States[13] 21 September 2004 Mute Records
Canada[14]
Scandinavia[15] 24 September 2004 Toast Hawaii
France[16] 27 September 2004 Labels
Germany[17] Mute Records
United Kingdom[18] 24 January 2005 Toast Hawaii

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "City – Client". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "City – Client". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 15 October 2010.
  3. ^ Kuebler, Monica S. (September 2004). "Client – City". Exclaim!. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  4. ^ Miller, Derek (6 October 2004). "Client: City". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 21 October 2010.
  5. ^ Moffat, Iain (2 October 2004). "Client: City (2004)". Playlouder. Archived from the original on 5 May 2007. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  6. ^ Braidwood, Stefan (1 December 2004). "Client: City". PopMatters. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  7. ^ Whyte, Mike (24 September 2004). "Client: City". Release Magazine. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  8. ^ Hoard, Christian; Gitlin, Lauren (11 November 2004). "City : Client". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. Archived from the original on 14 April 2005. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  9. ^ Cinquemani, Sal (28 August 2004). "Client: City". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  10. ^ "Client – City". Uncut. IPC Media. September 2004. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  11. ^ Watson, Ian (21 January 2005). "Client – City". Yahoo! Music. Archived from the original on 30 August 2008. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  12. ^ City (CD liner notes). Client. Toast Hawaii. 2004. TH007CD.CS1 maint: others (link)
  13. ^ "City: Client". Amazon.com. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  14. ^ "Client : City". ShopEMI. EMI Music Canada. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  15. ^ "City by Client" (in Swedish). WOW HD Sweden. Archived from the original on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  16. ^ "City : Client" (in French). Fnac. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  17. ^ "City: Client" (in German). Amazon.de. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
  18. ^ "Client: City". HMV. Retrieved 16 October 2010.