& (The Moth & The Flame EP)

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⅋ EP
Ampersand EP.png
EP by The Moth & The Flame
Released November 5, 2013
Genre Art rock, alternative rock
Label Hidden Records
Producer Joey Waronker
The Moth & The Flame chronology
The Moth ⅋ The Flame
(2011)
⅋ EP
(2013)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Daily Herald[1](very favorable)
Salt Lake City Weekly[2](very favorable)
The Guardian[3](very favorable)
Violent Success[4]9.5/10
Bring The Noise UK[5]8/10

, sometimes written Ampersand, is an EP and the debut major label recording by rock group The Moth & The Flame, released digitally on November 5, 2013 internationally. It was produced by drummer/producer Joey Waronker (Beck, Atoms for Peace, R.E.M.) and mixed by Peter Katis (The National, Interpol).[1] All songs were written by The Moth & The Flame. To promote the EP, The Moth & the Flame toured Europe supporting Imagine Dragons during the fall and winter of 2013.

Music video(s)[edit]

The "Sorry" music video premiered on mtvU on Friday November 22, 2013.[6][7] It features actor Kirby Heyborne and depicts a family of mannequins facing an atomic bomb detonation.

Radio[edit]

"Sorry" received airtime on BBC Radio 1, Xfm, KROQ, KCRW, and other taste-making stations. It reached #1 on the KROQ Locals Only Playlist.[8] "Sorry" featured as BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe's "Next Hype".

Media use[edit]

Track "How We Woke Up" appears in Skinwalker Ranch (2013). Track "Sorry" featured on NFL on CBS in November 2013.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Sorry"The Moth & the FlameJoey Waronker3:30
2."Winsome"The Moth & the FlameJoey Waronker3:56
3."Silver Tongue"The Moth & the FlameJoey Waronker3:51
4."Monster"The Moth & the FlameJoey Waronker3:51
5."Holy War"The Moth & the FlameJoey Waronker2:16
6."How We Woke Up"The Moth & the FlameJoey Waronker4:42

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide November 5, 2013 Digital download Hidden Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mann, Court (24 October 2013). "CD Review: The Moth & The Flame: '&'". Daily Herald. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "The Moth & the Flame". Copperfield Publishing. 2013-10-24. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 
  3. ^ "The Moth & the Flame: New Band of the Day (No. 1,646)". 2013-11-22. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  4. ^ "The Moth & the Flame: & EP". Violent Success. 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2013-11-12. 
  5. ^ "EP REVIEW: The Moth & The Flame - &". Bring The Noise UK. Archived from the original on 2014-01-16. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  6. ^ Video Premiere: The Moth & The Flame Go Nuclear In 'Sorry'
  7. ^ The Moth & The Flame - Sorry (Official Video) - YouTube
  8. ^ Locals Only Playlist 12/15/13: Hellogoodbye, Johnathan Rice, Barely Blind, & More – Listen And Vote « The World Famous KROQ

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