III (Shiny Toy Guns album)

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III
III Album Cover, Shiny Toy Guns.jpg
Studio album by Shiny Toy Guns
Released October 22, 2012 (2012-10-22)
Recorded 2011–2012
Studio
  • Beta Records Studios
  • Dangerous Insect Studios
  • RMC Studios
  • Stormwest
Genre
Length 43:55
Label Five Seven
Producer
Shiny Toy Guns chronology
Girls Le Disko
(2009)
III
(2012)
Singles from III
  1. "Waiting Alone"
    Released: June 26, 2012[2]
  2. "Fading Listening"
    Released: August 28, 2012[3]
  3. "Somewhere to Hide"
    Released: May 13, 2013[4]

III is the third studio album by American indie rock band Shiny Toy Guns. It was released on October 22, 2012, by Five Seven Music, the album features the return of the band's original female vocalist, Carah Faye Charnow.[5] The album spawned three singles: "Waiting Alone", "Fading Listening", and "Somewhere to Hide".

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Shiny Toy Guns.

No.TitleLength
1."Somewhere to Hide"3:22
2."Waiting Alone"3:14
3."Carrie"3:49
4."If I Lost You"4:13
5."Speaking Japanese"3:06
6."Mercy"4:24
7."Wait for Me"5:50
8."Fading Listening"3:26
9."The Sun"3:15
10."e v a y"5:20
11."Take Me Back to Where I Was"3:56

Personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from the liner notes of III.[7]

Shiny Toy Guns

Additional personnel

  • Matty Bernstein – recording (track 11)
  • Justin Hergett – mixing (track 11)
  • Daniel Johansson – production (track 1)
  • Joe LaPorta – mastering
  • Emily Lazar – mastering
  • Tony Maserati – mixing
  • Mirror Machines – engineering, production, programming, recording (all tracks); mixing (tracks 6–8, 10, 11)
  • Benjy Russell – cover artwork photography
  • Mark Saunders – additional production (track 6)
  • Ben Schwartz – cover artwork package design
  • Chris Tabron – mixing (tracks 6–8, 10)
  • Timothy "Q" Wiles – additional production (track 9)

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 69
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[9] 14
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)[10] 14
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[11] 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.popmatters.com/review/166281-shiny-toy-guns-iii/
  2. ^ "Waiting Alone – Single by Shiny Toy Guns". iTunes Store (US). Archived from the original on June 29, 2012. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Fading Listening – Single by Shiny Toy Guns". iTunes Store (US). Archived from the original on August 30, 2012. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Somewhere to Hide (EP) by Shiny Toy Guns". iTunes Store (Canada). Retrieved June 24, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Shiny Toy Guns | together again". February 10, 2011. Retrieved October 28, 2012 – via YouTube. 
  6. ^ "III (Deluxe Version) by Shiny Toy Guns". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  7. ^ III (liner notes). Shiny Toy Guns. Five Seven Music. 2012. FSM 680. 
  8. ^ "Shiny Toy Guns Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  9. ^ "Shiny Toy Guns Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  10. ^ "Shiny Toy Guns Chart History (Top Alternative Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
  11. ^ "Shiny Toy Guns Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 24, 2018.