War Stories is the third studio album by English electronic music group UNKLE. The album was released in Japan on 20 June 2007, UK and Europe on 2 July 2007, and in North America on 24 July. War Stories debuted at number 58 in Australia. The cover art was designed by 3D of Massive Attack. The album was promoted by three singles: "Burn My Shadow", "Hold My Hand" and "Restless". The video for "Burn My Shadow" featured the actor Goran Visnjic and was directed by Miguel Sapochnik
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War Stories is the third album from Unkle. The album was released in Japan on June 20, 2007 Europe and the UK on July 9, 2007, followed by a July 24 release date in North America. War Stories debuted at in Australia. The video for "Burn my Shadow" featured the actor Goran Višnjić.
War Stories is the third studio album from experimental hip-hop outfit, UNKLE, and it is the first UNKLE album released under the label Surrender All. The album was promoted with three singles: Hold My Hand, Restless, and Burn My Shadow, all three of which had music videos released along side them. War Stories Q&A.
They're packed with high concept, dense with thematic elements ripped from the headlines (especially the war in Iraq), and this time out, include an artwork-packed booklet (featuring Massive Attack's Robert del Naja, Ben Drury, and Will Bankhead). The fact that the music has never fulfilled its expectations, despite the undeniable talents of everyone involved, points to a too-many-cooks problem. War Stories finds the group, a core duo of Lavelle and Richard File, enlisting major production help from Chris Goss.
On UNKLE's third full album WAR STORIES (the follow-up to 2004's US release of Never Never Land), this musical collective branches into a world altered and changed since its introduction nearly a decade ago. Pumping with a muscular drive while embellishing UNKLE's trademark psyche-driven sounds and tales, WAR STORIES is a rock album of pulsing depth. Big Festival Rock For The Dance Tent. Renews automatically. Sample this album Artist (Sample).
War Stories is the most unadventurous, most typically rock UNKLE release to date. With drums turned down and layers upon layers of fuzzy guitars and nonsensical hippie-isms turned up, it comes off like a castrated version of Primal Scream's searing XTRMNTR. Much of the new direction can be attributed to the addition of desert rock mastermind Chris Goss (Queens of the Stone Age, Masters of Reality), who helped out on production this time around. The album's few salvageable moments are also the most rhythmic. Burn My Shadow", with its pinpoint, stop-start snares and Astbury's wilting croon is close to harrowing and, like "Rabbit in Your Headlights" and "Eye for an Eye" before it, the song's exceptional video gives its new-age lyrics some much needed context.
|1-03||Hold My Hand||4:59|
Vocals – Josh Homme
|1-05||Keys To The Kingdom
Vocals – Gavin Clark
|1-06||Price You Pay||6:23|
|1-07||Burn My Shadow
Vocals – Ian Astbury
Vocals – The Duke Spirit
|1-09||Persons & Machinery
Engineer – Autolux
Vocals – Neil Davidge, Robert Del Naja
Vocals – Gavin Clark
|1-14.1||When Things Explode
Vocals – Ian Astbury
|1-14.2||Tired Of Sleeping||6:26|
|2-01||Hold My Hand||4:59|
|2-03||Keys To The Kingdom||4:45|
|2-04||Price You Pay||6:23|
|2-05||Burn My Shadow||4:57|
|2-07||Persons & Machinery||6:05|
|2-12||When Things Explode||5:19|
|SURR005CD||UNKLE||War Stories (CD)||Surrender All||SURR005CD||UK||2007|
|SURR005CD||UNKLE||War Stories (CD, Album)||Surrender All||SURR005CD||UK||2007|
|SURR003 CDP||UNKLE||War Stories Where Were You At 6AM... (CDr, Album, Promo)||Surrender All||SURR003 CDP||UK||2007|
|SURR005CD, 351735, MR 2597-2||UNKLE||War Stories (CD, Album)||Surrender All, Soyuz Music, Moon Records||SURR005CD, 351735, MR 2597-2||Ukraine||2007|
|SURR005CD||UNKLE||War Stories (CD, Album)||Surrender All||SURR005CD||Russia||2007|