Dear Science

Release date
16 Sep 2008
Running length
11 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Halfway Home 5:32 265,973
2 Crying 4:11 236,385
3 Dancing Choose 2:56 233,203
4 Stork & Owl 4:01 106,074
5 Golden Age 4:10 229,601
6 Family Tree 5:34 239,672
7 Red Dress 4:25 181,936
8 Love Dog 5:37 195,854
9 Shout Me Out 4:15 181,195
10 DLZ 3:49 301,548
11 Lover's Day 5:53 145,582

About this album

Dear Science (often referred to as Dear Science,) is the fourth studio album from New York based band TV on the Radio. It was released via Interscope Records in the US, and licenced through 4AD in Europe and all remaining territories. Despite the marketed release date of September 23, the album was released to the American iTunes Store for download on September 16. The album is also available as a vinyl LP with a free mp3 download coupon.

Critical response:

Dear Science was named the best album of 2008 by Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Spin Magazine, Consequence of Sound, MTV, Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork Media’s readers poll, and was ranked 7th in Q Magazine’s list of the 50 best albums of 2008, where it was described as “art rock with a human face”. Wireless Bollinger, Uncut and the NME placed it at #2 in their top albums of 2008. John Earls placed it at #4 on Planet Sound’s top 50 albums of 2008.

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