Oh, What a Life

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
It's a loaded name that could suggest a number of pop transgressions, from singsongy Warped tour debauchery or erudite Vampire Weekend frivolity to straight-up Mumford & Sons-inspired banality, but Brooklyn's American Authors manage to find the safe spaces in between, taking the most retail-friendly parts of each of those examples and spinning them into something that sounds a little bit like somebody put Fun. and the Lumineers in a mixing bowl and hit them with an immersion blender. The band's major-label debut, Oh, What a Life, is a big, unapologetically upbeat collection of indie pop anthems with similarly unrepentant commercial ambitions that refuse to ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
It's a loaded name that could suggest a number of pop transgressions, from singsongy Warped tour debauchery or erudite Vampire Weekend frivolity to straight-up Mumford & Sons-inspired banality, but Brooklyn's American Authors manage to find the safe spaces in between, taking the most retail-friendly parts of each of those examples and spinning them into something that sounds a little bit like somebody put Fun. and the Lumineers in a mixing bowl and hit them with an immersion blender. The band's major-label debut, Oh, What a Life, is a big, unapologetically upbeat collection of indie pop anthems with similarly unrepentant commercial ambitions that refuse to remain incarcerated behind neon earphone buds.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/3/2014
  • Label: Island
  • UPC: 602537720606
  • Catalog Number: 002010502
  • Sales rank: 259

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Believer (3:03)
  2. 2 Think About It (3:04)
  3. 3 Best Day of My Life (3:14)
  4. 4 Luck (3:40)
  5. 5 Trouble (3:15)
  6. 6 Hit It (3:27)
  7. 7 Home (4:09)
  8. 8 Love (3:18)
  9. 9 Heart of Stone (3:07)
  10. 10 Ghost (2:55)
  11. 11 Oh, What a Life (3:39)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
American Authors Primary Artist
Aaron Accetta Background Vocals
Shep Goodman Background Vocals
Matt Sanchez Percussion, Drums, Background Vocals, Group Member
David Rublin Bass Guitar, Background Vocals, Group Member
Zac Barnett Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, Group Member
James Adam Shelley Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Background Vocals, Group Member
Erica Swindell Violin
Peter Blume Trumpet
Technical Credits
Chris Gehringer Mastering
Aaron Accetta Composer, Producer, Executive Producer
Shep Goodman Composer, Producer, Executive Producer
Steven Defino Art Direction, Cover Photo
Meredith Truax Cover Photo
Joe Costable Engineer
Andy Proctor Package Production
Matt Sanchez Composer
David Rublin Composer
American Authors Additional Production
Zac Barnett Composer
James Adam Shelley Composer
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