Who You Are Is Not Enough

歌手:Athletics

发行时间:2012-06-26

发行公司: Deep Elm Records

专辑介绍:

New EP from Athletics

Engineered & Produced by Kevin Dye

Mixed & Mastered by Gregory Dunn

Artwork by John Cannon

Deep Elm Records is pleased to anno...

New EP from Athletics

Engineered & Produced by Kevin Dye

Mixed & Mastered by Gregory Dunn

Artwork by John Cannon

Deep Elm Records is pleased to announce the forthcoming re-release of Who You Are Is Not Enough, the third album from post-rock / post-hardcore heroes ATHLETICS. A conceptual record about the quest to find oneself, Who You Are Is Not Enough was written stylistically as one song separated into five parts relating to love, loss and acceptance. The 10 track re-release will include the original five part album released in June 2012 plus an instrumental version of each part dubbed the 'Find Yourself' tracks. "This is an album about finding yourself. So we felt it was only appropriate to remove the albeit very poetic lyrics in order to give the listener an option to create his or her own experience to the masterful music without any pre-conceived ideas. It's a very powerful, unique, genre-spanning album that stands on its own with or without lyrics. So fans now have a choice on how to make the most of the music" says label owner John Szuch.

"This re-release lets us showcase these songs in a different way. The vocals on Who You Are Is Not Enough are sparse for a reason: we wanted the music to tell its own story. We are now taking it a step further by including instrumental versions of each song, letting the listeners decide what these songs truly mean for themselves. Who You Are Is Not Enough was also recorded to flow seamlessly from our debut. The opening of the album is actually the piano section of the song Affliction from the debut in reverse. So we are excited to have our entire discography in the same place. We're happy to be home" says guitarist Garrett Yaeger.

"Who You Are Is Not Enough is the constant feeling that everything you're doing and all the effort you are exerting is still not enough. Sometimes your best just isn't good enough, and for somethings it never will be. Ultimately after all that self-doubt, all the failures, and self-reflection, you realize there are more important things to worry about than being good enough for some social, economic or emotional standard. This album has been a long time in the making. It revolves around a single idea that was expanded on time and time again. When Athletics first formed we wrote a song called Five Years Later which was never recorded and rarely performed. It was about a friend that had passed five years earlier. It was the most important subject I had ever attempted to write about. I was never happy with the outcome of the song, it was never good enough, it never paid enough tribute, it never captured the emotion and he deserved more. Since his passing, I have constantly measured my failures and shortcomings against the notion that he would never even have the chance to fail. Having the perspective of failing being better than nothing at all is the idea that shaped the album. It relates our collective struggles and compares them to something bigger," adds Yeager.

ATHLETICS is Jimmy Boyce (guitar, bass), John Cannon (drums, bass), Howie Cohen (guitar, vocals, bass), Garrett Yaeger (guitar, piano, vocals, bass) and new bassist Zach West who did not play on the album. Who You Are Is Not Enough was recorded with Kevin Dye at Teleportation Studios in Freehold, NJ (Gates, Vasudeva, Let Me Run) and mixed and mastered by Greg Dunn (Moving Mountains, Gates, Vasudeva). Rosetta latte artwork by John Cannon. Athletics released their Deep Elm Records debut Why Aren't I Home? in October 2010 to rave reviews and their piano-only Stop Torturing Yourself EP in June 2012. Band photo by Jeff Zorn. The band formed in Upstate New York but now resides in the musically rich, seaside capital of the New Jersey Shore...Asbury Park. And yes, Athletics really is as good as everyone says they are.

"Nothing short of breathtaking. Sophisticated artistry with a beautiful edge. A must have. [Rating: 5 / 5]." - Idobi

"Athletics have carved a sweet spot in the post-rock genre. The highest praise possible. [Rating: 10 / 10]." - AmpKicker

"Remarkable. So unbelievably unique. Excellent writing and lyricism. A beautiful album. [Rating: A-] ." - Muzik Dizcovery

For Fans of: Lights & Motion, The Appleseed Cast, Explosions In The Sky, Moving Mountains, Last Lungs

包含歌曲列表

11首歌
加载中...

喜欢这张专辑的人

Ta的其他热门专辑 全部>

网易云音乐多端下载

同步歌单,随时畅听好音乐

用户wiki

补充或修改专辑资料 用户wiki任务中心
  • 音乐开放平台
  • 云村交易所
  • X StudioAI歌手
  • 用户认证
  • AI 免费写歌
  • 云推歌
  • 赞赏

廉正举报 不良信息举报邮箱: 51jubao@service.netease.com 客服热线:95163298

互联网宗教信息服务许可证:浙(2022)0000120 增值电信业务经营许可证:浙B2-20150198 粤B2-20090191-18  工业和信息化部备案管理系统网站

网易公司版权所有©1997-2024杭州乐读科技有限公司运营:浙网文[2024] 0900-042号 浙公网安备 33010802013307号 算法服务公示信息