Soft Airplane

Soft Airplane is the third album by Chad VanGaalen, released in 2008 on Flemish Eye and Sub Pop. It was VanGaalen's first album to consist entirely of songs newly recorded for the album; his prior releases compiled tracks from a library of home recordings he had made over a number of years.

Soft Airplane
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Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 9, 2008
Recorded2008
Genre
Length42:00
LabelFlemish Eye
Sub Pop
ProducerSelf-produced
Chad VanGaalen chronology
Skelliconnection
(2006)
Soft Airplane
(2008)
Diaper Island
(2011)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic74/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[2]
Paste(8.8/10)[3]
Pitchfork Media(7.7/10)[4]

The album was shortlisted for the 2009 Polaris Music Prize.[5]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Chad VanGaalen.

No.TitleLength
1."Willow Tree"3:13
2."Bones of Man"2:59
3."Cries of the Dead"3:47
4."Inside the Molecules"3:45
5."Bare Feet on Wet Griptape"2:30
6."Phantom Anthills"3:00
7."Poisonous Heads"3:15
8."TMNT Mask"3:29
9."Molten Light"2:51
10."Old Man + The Sea"3:35
11."City of Electric Light"2:32
12."Rabid Bits of Time"3:24
13."Frozen Energon"3:40
Total length:42:17

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Reviews for Soft Airplane by Chad VanGaalen". Metacritic. Retrieved April 4, 2017.
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ Paste review
  4. ^ Pitchfork Media review Archived 2008-11-01 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Fucked Up Win Polaris Prize". Clickmusic. 2009-09-23. Archived from the original on 2012-03-12. Retrieved 2010-11-21.