The Ruminant Band

The Ruminant Band is the fourth album by American folk-rock band Fruit Bats, released on August 4, 2009.[8]

The Ruminant Band
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 4, 2009
GenreFolk rock
LabelSub Pop
Fruit Bats chronology
Spelled in Bones
The Ruminant Band
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club(B+)[2]
Robert Christgau(A-)[3]
Drowned in Sound(8/10)[4]
Pitchfork Media(7.4/10)[5]
Spin3/5 stars[7]

"Primitive Man" was chosen as the Starbucks iTunes Pick of the Week for December 22, 2009.[9]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Primitive Man"
  2. "The Ruminant Band"
  3. "Tegucigalpa"
  4. "Beautiful Morning Light"
  5. "The Hobo Girl"
  6. "Being on Our Own"
  7. "My Unusual Friend"
  8. "Singing Joy to the World"
  9. "The Blessed Breeze"
  10. "Feather Bed"
  11. "Flamingo"