Putting the Days to Bed

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Putting the Days to Bed
Studio album by The Long Winters
Released July 25, 2006
Genre Indie rock
Label Barsuk Records
Producer John Roderick
The Long Winters chronology
Putting the Days to Bed

Putting the Days to Bed is the third full-length studio album by indie rock band the Long Winters. It was released in the US by Barsuk Records and distributed in Europe by Munich Records in 2006. The album title is a lyric from the album track "Hindsight".


Pitchfork described the album as "a solid effort — a step in a promising new direction". [1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork Media7.7/10[1]
Robert Christgau(dud)[3]

Track listing (Barsuk)[edit]

  1. "Pushover"
  2. "Fire Island, AK"
  3. "Teaspoon"
  4. "Hindsight"
  5. "Sky Is Open"
  6. "Honest"
  7. "Clouds"
  8. "Rich Wife"
  9. "Ultimatum"
  10. "(It's A) Departure"
  11. "Seven"

Track listing (Munich)[edit]

  1. "Rich Wife"
  2. "Pushover"
  3. "Fire Island, AK"
  4. "Teaspoon"
  5. "Ultimatum"
  6. "Sky Is Open"
  7. "Clouds"
  8. "Honest"
  9. "Hindsight"
  10. "(It's A) Departure"
  11. "Seven"

Bonus tracks:

  1. "The Commander Thinks Aloud"
  2. "Ultimatum (acoustic)"
  3. "Everything Is Talking"
  4. "Delicate Hands"

Cover versions[edit]

Use in Other Media[edit]

  • The song "(It's A) Departure" serves as the theme song to the comedy advice podcast My Brother, My Brother and Me. Roderick has toured with the podcast's live shows and performed the song live to introduce the show.


  1. ^ a b http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/9258-putting-the-days-to-bed
  2. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r841520
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Consumer Guide: The Long Winters". Village Voice. Retrieved 4 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Ableson, Jon. "Chris Carrabba To Release "Covered In The Flood" Solo Album". Alter The Press!. Retrieved 17 June 2013.