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Helter Seltzer

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Helter Seltzer
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Studio album by
ReleasedApril 22, 2016 (2016-04-22)
Recorded2015–2016
Studio
GenreIndie rock
Length33:44
Label100%
ProducerMax Hart
We Are Scientists chronology
TV en Français
(2014)
Helter Seltzer
(2016)
Megaplex
(2018)
Singles from Helter Seltzer
  1. "Buckle"
    Released: March 18, 2016[1]
  2. "Too Late"
    Released: April 1, 2016[2]
  3. "Classic Love"
    Released: April 15, 2016[3]

Helter Seltzer is the fifth studio album by American indie rock band We Are Scientists. It was released on April 22, 2016, by 100% Records.[4]

Promotion

Singles

"Buckle" was released on March 18, 2016, as the album's lead single. The album's second single, "Too Late", was released on April 1, 2016. The third single, "Classic Love", was released on April 15, 2016.

Promotional singles

The album's track "Headlights" was premiered through Clash on April 20, 2016.[5]

Performances

The band appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on June 30, 2016, performing "Buckle".[6]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic73/100
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic [7]
PopMatters(6/10) [8]
Evening Standard(4/5) [9]

Track listing

All tracks are written by We Are Scientists.

No.TitleLength
1."Buckle"2:58
2."In My Head"3:22
3."Too Late"3:13
4."Hold On"3:20
5."We Need a Word"4:29
6."Want for Nothing"3:44
7."Classic Love"2:36
8."Waiting for You"4:05
9."Headlights"2:33
10."Forgiveness"3:24
Total length:33:44

Charts

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Scottish Albums (OCC)[10] 47
UK Albums (OCC)[11] 48
UK Independent Albums (OCC)[12] 5

References

  1. ^ "Buckle - Single". iTunes Store (United States). Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  2. ^ "Too Late - Single". iTunes Store (United States). Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  3. ^ "Classic Love - Single". iTunes Store (United States). Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  4. ^ "WE ARE SCIENTISTS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM 'HELTER SELTZER', SHARE 'BUCKLE' VIDEO". DIY. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  5. ^ "Premiere: We Are Scientists - Headlights". Clash. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  6. ^ "June 30, 2016 – Ellie Kemper, Patrick Fugit, We Are Scientists". Colbert News Hub. Retrieved March 15, 2017.
  7. ^ Collar, Matt (2016-04-02). "Helter Seltzer - We Are Scientists". AllMusic. Retrieved 2021-10-28.
  8. ^ Conatan, Chris. "We Are Scientists: Helter Seltzer". Popmatters. Retrieved 2021-10-28.
  9. ^ Aizlewood, John. "We Are Scientists - Helter Seltzer, review: 'a sizzling smorgasbord of giant pop tunes'". Evening Standard. Retrieved 2021-10-28.
  10. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  11. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  12. ^ "Official Independent Albums Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
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