Love Songs for Patriots

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Love Songs for Patriots is the eighth studio album by American indie rock band American Music Club, released on October 12, 2004 by Merge Records and Devil in the Woods in the United States and by Cooking Vinyl in Europe.

Love Songs for Patriots
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 12, 2004 (2004-10-12)
RecordedOctober 2003 – March 2004
Genre
Length61:08
Label
Producer
American Music Club chronology
San Francisco
(1994)
Love Songs for Patriots
(2004)
Atwater Afternoon
(2008)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic82/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Blender4/5 stars[3]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[4]
The Guardian4/5 stars[5]
The Independent4/5 stars[6]
NME8/10[7]
Pitchfork8.0/10[8]
Q3/5 stars[9]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[10]
SpinB+[11]

American Music Club reformed in 2003 to considerable critical acclaim and recorded Love Songs for Patriots in San Francisco in spare time between day jobs and other commitments. The album's songs were all written by Mark Eitzel and many had been performed live by him in solo performances before the band's reformation.

Track listingEdit

  1. "Ladies and Gentlemen" – 3:18
  2. "Another Morning" – 3:21
  3. "Patriot's Heart" – 6:01
  4. "Love Is" – 4:27
  5. "Job to Do" – 5:04
  6. "Only Love Can Set You Free" – 5:55
  7. "Mantovani the Mind Reader" – 4:05
  8. "Home" – 4:27
  9. "Myopic Books" – 3:31
  10. "America Loves the Minstrel Show" – 4:21
  11. "The Horseshoe Wreath in Bloom" – 4:40
  12. "Song of the Rats Leaving the Sinking Ship" – 4:21
  13. "The Devil Needs You" – 7:37

The vinyl LP also includes "1000 Miles".

PersonnelEdit

American Music Club

Additional personnel

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Reviews for Love Songs For Patriots by American Music Club". Metacritic. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  2. ^ Deming, Mark. "Love Songs for Patriots – American Music Club". AllMusic. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "American Music Club: Love Songs for Patriots". Blender (31): 128. November 2004.
  4. ^ Sinclair, Tom (October 22, 2004). "Love Songs for Patriots". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on July 24, 2019. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  5. ^ Sweeting, Adam (September 3, 2004). "American Music Club, Love Songs for Patriots". The Guardian. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  6. ^ Richman, Simmy (September 5, 2004). "American Music Club: Love Songs for Patriots (Cooking Vinyl)". The Independent.
  7. ^ "American Music Club: Love Songs for Patriots". NME: 73. September 4, 2004.
  8. ^ Howe, Brian (October 10, 2004). "American Music Club: Love Songs for Patriots". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  9. ^ "American Music Club: Love Songs for Patriots". Q (219): 120. October 2004.
  10. ^ Unterberger, Richie (October 12, 2004). "American Music Club: Love Songs For Patriots". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on May 28, 2007. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  11. ^ "Breakdown". Spin. 20 (12): 124. December 2004. Retrieved July 24, 2019.