The Lemon of Pink

Release date
13 May 2008
Running length
12 tracks
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    Track     Duration Listeners
2 The Lemon of Pink 4:39 62,557
3 Tokyo 3:42 87,625
4 Bonanza 0:52 69,218
5 S Is for Evrysing 3:31 65,338
6 Explanation Mark 0:19 3,045
7 There Is No There 3:35 76,359
8 Take Time 3:35 71,236
9 Don't Even Sing About It 4:08 61,215
10 The Future, Wouldn't That Be Nice? 3:15 59,135
11 A True Story of a Story of True Love 4:24 61,869
12 That Right Ain't Shit 2:44 65,696
13 PS 0:55 52,609

About this album

The Lemon of Pink is the second album by The Books, released October 7, 2003 on the Tomlab record label. Initial critical response to The Lemon of Pink was very positive. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 86, based on 9 reviews. The online webzine Pitchfork Media placed “The Lemon of Pink” 20th on their top 100 albums of 2000-2004 “That Right Ain’t Shit” was used as the soundtrack in an advertisement for a Hummer vehicle. “Tokyo” was used in a commercial for spreading awareness of HIV.

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