Give Me a Wall

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Give Me a Wall
Studio album by ¡Forward, Russia!
Released 15 May 2006
Recorded 2005
Genre Indie rock
Length 49:15
Label Dance to the Radio
Producer Paul Tipler
¡Forward, Russia! chronology
Give Me a Wall
Life Processes
(2008)Life Processes2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
NME 8/10 stars link
Pitchfork Media (6.2/10) link
Rocklouder 4/5 stars link
The Guardian 4/5 stars link
Stylus B+ link

Give Me a Wall was the debut album from ¡Forward, Russia!, and was released in the UK on 15 May 2006 and in the US on 19 December 2006. Tracks on the album include previous singles "Twelve", "Nine" and "Thirteen", the album was released through the band's own label, "dance to the radio". When asked why the album was self-produced, guitarist Whiskas proclaimed, "We're sick of waiting around for labels to sort themselves out, so we're doing it ourselves." Following the previous releases tradition, all the tracks are named after the order they were written.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by ¡Forward, Russia!

  1. "Thirteen" – 4:02
  2. "Twelve" – 2:14
  3. "Fifteen Pt I" – 4:14
  4. "Nine" – 3:56
  5. "Nineteen" – 4:54
  6. "Seventeen" – 4:05
  7. "Eighteen" – 3:37
  8. "Sixteen" – 5:48
  9. "Seven" – 3:28
  10. "Fifteen Pt II" – 5:23
  11. "Eleven" – 7:28

There is also a short instrumental track in the negative space of Eleven and if the CD is rewound at the beginning of Thirteen an extended version of the intro plays for 46 seconds, linking the end of Eleven to Thirteen.