180 (album)

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180
Palma Violets 180.jpg
Studio album by Palma Violets
Released 25 February 2013
Genre Indie rock, garage rock
Label Rough Trade
Producer Rory Attwell, Steve Mackey
Palma Violets chronology
180
(2013)
Danger in the Club
(2015)
Singles from 180
  1. "Best of Friends"
    Released: 22 October 2012
  2. "Step Up for the Cool Cats"
    Released: 10 January 2013
  3. "We Found Love"
    Released: 29 April 2013

180 is the first studio album by London indie rock group Palma Violets. It was released on 25 February 2013 and follows their debut single "Best of Friends" the previous year, which was selected as 'Best Track Of 2012' by NME magazine.[1]

Background[edit]

The album title is taken from the studio in Lambeth, London in which the band often performs. Palma Violets signed to Rough Trade Records in May 2012, a label that features The Libertines, The Strokes and The Smiths as signed artists.[2]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 73/100[3]
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnikmusic 2.0/5[4]
Nu.nl 3.5/5[5]
Pitchfork Media 7/10[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Best of Friends" 3:30
2. "Step Up for the Cool Cats" 3:08
3. "All the Garden Birds" 3:10
4. "Rattlesnake Highway" 2:36
5. "Chicken Dippers" 3:08
6. "Last of the Summer Wine" 4:09
7. "Tom the Drum" 2:32
8. "Johnny Bagga' Donuts" 3:07
9. "We Found Love" 3:16
10. "Three Stars" 3:51
11. "14" (Contains Hidden Track 'Brand New Song') 8:03

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Palma Violets announce debut album". DigitalSpy. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Lester, Paul (17 May 2012). "Palma Violets (No 1,270)". Retrieved 19 September 2016 – via The Guardian. 
  3. ^ "Critics Review for 180 - Palma Violets". Metacritic. March 19, 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Viney, Joseph (March 3, 2013). "Album Review - Palma Violets: 180". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 5 March 2013. 
  5. ^ van Erven, Tjeerd (February 25, 2013). "Palma Violets - 180". Nu.nl. Retrieved 28 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Hyden, Stephen (March 18, 2013). "Palma Violets:180 Album Review". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved December 29, 2015.