A Time for Lions

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All Music Guide - Andrew Leahey
When Stars of Track and Field lost their original bassist, the band opted to move forward without him, using digital effects and electronic trickery to make up for the absence. The result was Centuries Before Love and War, an album that reinforced the band's songwriting with samples, analog loops, and various computerized sounds. Released nearly three years later, A Time for Lions finds the group still functioning sans bass, although the electronic elements that made Centuries so unique are gone. Instead, this is a streamlined rock record, filled with sweeping anthems tailor-made to bait new listeners. "End of All Time" features a falsetto-filled melody worthy of Chris ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Leahey
When Stars of Track and Field lost their original bassist, the band opted to move forward without him, using digital effects and electronic trickery to make up for the absence. The result was Centuries Before Love and War, an album that reinforced the band's songwriting with samples, analog loops, and various computerized sounds. Released nearly three years later, A Time for Lions finds the group still functioning sans bass, although the electronic elements that made Centuries so unique are gone. Instead, this is a streamlined rock record, filled with sweeping anthems tailor-made to bait new listeners. "End of All Time" features a falsetto-filled melody worthy of Chris Martin, and lead-off track "Racing Lights" is filled with fine, summery hooks. The album's ballads don't fare quite as well, but A Time for Lions trains its focus on faster numbers, essentially serving as the arena rock foil to Centuries' intimate, bedroom sound.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/15/2009
  • Label: Wind-Up
  • UPC: 601501314124
  • Catalog Number: 13141

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stars of Track and Field Primary Artist
Mathew Cooker Cello
Daphne Chen Violin, Viola
Todd Sickafoose Bass, Double Bass
John Spiker Bass
Kevin Calaba Group Member
Daniel Orvik Group Member
Tawnee Lillo French Horn
Jason Bell Group Member
Technical Credits
Roger Neill String Arrangements, Brass Arrangment
John King Producer
Scott Hull Mastering
Jim Cooperman Business Consultant
Gregg Wattenberg Producer
Brian Montgomery Engineer
Josh Wilbur Engineer
Ross Petersen Producer, Engineer
Jeremy Holgersen Booking
Michael Lurato Management
Stars of Track and Field Composer
Bill McGathy Management
Dina LaPolt Legal Advisor
Kevin Calaba Composer, Producer, Engineer
Bethany Crowley Art Direction
John Alicastro Engineer
Jonny Fenix Artwork, Illustrations
Vincent Hartong Management
Kim Youngberg Business Consultant
Jason Bell Composer, Producer, Engineer
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