Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me

Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me
Touché Amoré - Parting the Sea.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 7, 2011 (2011-06-07)
RecordedFebruary 2011 at Black Lodge Recording in Eudora, Kansas
Genre
Length20:47
LabelDeathwish (DWI121)
ProducerEd Rose
Touché Amoré chronology
Searching for a Pulse/The Worth of the World
(2010)
Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me
(2011)
Live on BBC Radio 1
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic(81/100)[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Alternative Press4.5/5 stars[2]
Drowned In Sound(8/10)[3]
Rock Sound(9/10)[4]
Sputnikmusic(3.5/5)[5]

Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me is the second studio album by the American post-hardcore band Touché Amoré. The album was released on June 7, 2011, through Deathwish Inc..[6] It was recorded and produced in five days with Ed Rose at his own Black Lodge Recording studio in Eudora, Kansas. The band was recorded live to give the album a more "honest/raw" feel.[7] The band said they chose to work with Rose because of the work he had done with The Casket Lottery.[citation needed]

To promote Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me, Touché Amoré released one part of the album cover per week through the guitarist Nick Steinhardt's blog.[8] The group also made "Amends",[8] "Home Away from Here"[9] and "~"[10] available for online streaming before the official release of the album. On its release, the album received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 81, based on 7 reviews, which indicates "universal acclaim".[1]

Track listing[]

No.TitleLength
1."~"1:29
2."Pathfinder"1:06
3."The Great Repetition"1:48
4."Art Official"1:38
5."Uppers/Downers"1:06
6."Crutch"1:11
7."Method Act"1:53
8."Face Ghost"2:20
9."Sesame"1:06
10."Wants/Needs"1:49
11."Condolences"1:47
12."Home Away from Here"1:50
13."Amends"1:44

Personnel[]

Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me personnel adapted from CD liner notes.[11]

Touché Amoré

Production

Artwork

References[]

  1. ^ a b "Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me Reviews, Ratings, Crs, and More". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved June 11, 2011.
  2. ^ Heller, Jason (July 2011). "File Under: Hardcore for the Inconsolable". Alternative Press. Cleveland, Ohio: Alternative Press Magazines Inc. 26 (276): 112. ISSN 1065-1667.
  3. ^ Ellison, Kyle (June 3, 2011). "Touche Amore - Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me /Releases/Releases//Drowned In Sound". Drowned In Sound. Retrieved November 2, 2011.
  4. ^ Newbound, Tim (June 1, 2011). "All the E's: exciting, excellent, and emotive..." Rock Sound. Retrieved June 2, 2011.
  5. ^ Hanson, John (May 28, 2011). "Touche Amore - Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me". SputnikMusic. Retrieved November 2, 2011.
  6. ^ Paul, Aubin (May 6, 2011). "Touché Amoré detail Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me". Punknews.org. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
  7. ^ Paul, Aubin (February 24, 2011). "Touché Amoré finish Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me". Punknews.org. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
  8. ^ a b "Touché Amoré Unveil New Song (Video)". Rock Sound. March 23, 2011. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
  9. ^ Kraus, Brian (May 12, 2011). "Touche Amore post video for 'Home Away From Here'". Alternative Press. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
  10. ^ Kraus, Brian (April 15, 2011). "Touche Amore post new song 'Tilde'". Alternative Press. Retrieved May 12, 2011.
  11. ^ Parting the Sea Between Brightness and Me (Media notes). Touché Amoré. Deathwish Inc. 2011. CD digipack fold. DWI121.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)

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