Three (Phantogram album)

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Three
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 7, 2016 (2016-10-07)
Length36:53
Label Republic
Producer
Phantogram chronology
Voices
(2014)
Three
(2016)
Ceremony
(2020)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic 66/100 [1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [2]
Pitchfork 5.8/10 [3]

Three is the third studio album by American electronic rock duo Phantogram, released October 7, 2016 by Republic Records. [4] [5] It was produced by band members Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel, along with Ricky Reed, John Hill, and Dan Wilson. The album was preceded by the June 2016 release of the single "You Don't Get Me High Anymore". [6]

Contents

Background

In the nine years until Three's release, Phantogram, a duo of Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel, transformed from an indie trip hop act to a Republic Records-signed pop act, collaborating with the likes of Miley Cyrus, Skrillex and Big Boi. [3] In January 2016, Barthel's older sister committed suicide. [3]

"You Don't Get Me High Anymore" samples the drum break from "Hook And Sling (Part I)," a 1969 track by Eddie Bo that he wrote with Alfred Scramuzza and so this is why Bo (under his real name, Edwin Bocage) and Scramuzza have writers credits on the song. [7]

Release

The album debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart and No. 9 on the Billboard 200. It included the single "You Don't Get Me High Anymore", produced by Josh Carter and Reed. A series of promotional remixes of the lead single by How to Dress Well, A-Trak, Miami Horror, Attlas, and The Range were released following the album. [8]

Track listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Funeral Pyre"4:05
2."Same Old Blues"
  • Frederic
  • Barthel
  • Wilson
  • Carter
  • Eric Tobias Wincorn
  • Ernest Fowler
3:30
3."You Don't Get Me High Anymore"
  • Carter
  • Reed
  • Barthel [a]
  • Wilson [a]
3:40
4."Cruel World"
  • Carter
  • Reed
  • Barthel [b]
  • Wilson [b]
2:57
5."Barking Dog"
  • Carter
  • Reed
3:02
6."You're Mine"
  • Carter
  • Reed
  • Wilson [b]
  • Barthel [b]
2:51
7."Answer"
  • Frederic
  • Barthel
  • Carter
  • Wilson
  • Carter
  • Reed
3:51
8."Run Run Blood"
  • Carter
  • Reed
  • Barthel [b]
5:00
9."Destroyer"
  • Frederic
  • Wilson
  • Barthel
  • Carter
  • Carter
  • Reed
  • Barthel [a]
4:17
10."Calling All"
  • Frederic
  • Wilson
  • Carter
  • Barthel
  • Nash
  • Stewart
  • Simeon Coxe
  • Stanley Warren
  • Carter
  • Reed
  • Wilson [a]
  • Barthel [b]
3:40
Total length:36:53

Notes

Personnel

Credits adapted from Tidal. [9]

Charts

Chart (2016)Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA) [10] 93
Canadian Albums (Billboard) [11] 38
US Billboard 200 [12] 9

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