10 Silver Drops

Ten Silver Drops
Secret Machines-TenSilverDrops.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedApril 25, 2006
Recorded2005
GenreNew prog
Space rock
Length45:50
LabelReprise
ProducerSecret Machines
The Secret Machines chronology
The Road Leads Where It's Led
(2005)
Ten Silver Drops
(2006)
Secret Machines
(2008)
Singles from Ten Silver Drops
  1. "Alone, Jealous and Stoned"
    Released: January 16, 2006
  2. "Lightning Blue Eyes"
    Released: March 27, 2006
  3. "All at Once (It's Not Important)"
    Released: August 21, 2006
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic75/100 link
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2.5/5 stars link
Entertainment WeeklyA-[1]
Pitchfork6.3/10[2]
Q4/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[4]

Ten Silver Drops is the second full-length album by the American rock band The Secret Machines. It was released exclusively through the iTunes Music Store on February 28, 2006, while the street date for the CD was April 25, 2006. [5] The first single from the album, "Alone, Jealous and Stoned", was released in the United Kingdom on January 16, 2006, and in the US shortly thereafter. On January 29, 2006, Ten Silver Drops leaked onto file sharing websites following the release of the album's lead single in the UK.[6]

The album reached No. 43 on the UK Albums Chart.[7] In the US, the album reached No. 159 on the Billboard 200.[8]

Track listing[]

  1. "Alone, Jealous and Stoned" – 6:46
  2. "All at Once (It's Not Important)" – 4:37
  3. "Lightning Blue Eyes" – 5:31
  4. "Daddy's in the Doldrums" – 8:23
  5. "I Hate Pretending" – 5:15
  6. "Faded Lines" – 4:59
  7. "I Want to Know if It's Still Possible" – 5:00
  8. "1,000 Seconds" – 5:15

Personnel[]

with:

Run Out Groove Vinyl Reissue[]

On September 10, 2018, the label announced that the band's album Ten Silver Drops had been voted by fans as the next ROG re-release and would include a 6-song bonus disc containing B-sides and unreleased alternate versions of songs. [9]

Expanded ion Bonus Tracks:

  1. Daddy's in the Doldrums (previously unreleased alternate version) 8:00
  2. Another Minute Standing Still (non-LP track from “Lightning Blue Eyes” UK single) 5:19
  3. Everything is Free (non-LP track from “All At Once (It’s Not Important)” UK single) 4:13
  4. Solar Bloodlines (non-LP instrumental track from “Lightning Blue Eyes” UK single) 6:15
  5. I Want To Know If It's Still Possible (previously unreleased alternate acoustic version) 4:55
  6. Angel in Love With Her Own Wings (non-LP track from “All At Once (It’s Not Important)” UK single ) 9:37

References[]

  1. ^ "Ten Silver Drops". Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "The Secret Machines: Ten Silver Drops Album Review – Pitchfork". Retrieved October 3, 2016.
  3. ^ Q, April 2006, p. 120
  4. ^ Rolling Stone May 1, 2006
  5. ^ https://www.popmatters.com/secret_machines_ten_silver_drops-2495679030.html
  6. ^ https://musicbrainz.org/release/68a5b97d-2a70-44e2-bc22-03e40811a434
  7. ^ "ten silver drops – full Official Chart History". Official Charts. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
  8. ^ "Secret Machines Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved February 18, 2018.
  9. ^ https://shop.runoutgroovevinyl.com/ten-silver-drops-expanded-ion.html>

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