Tigers Jaw (album)

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Tigers Jaw
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 10, 2008
Genre Indie rock, [1] emo, pop punk [2]
Label Prison Jazz
Tigers Jaw chronology
Belongs to the Dead
Tigers Jaw
Two Worlds
Reissue cover
Tigers Jaw Self Titled.jpg
Professional ratings
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AbsolutePunk 83% [1]
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Tigers Jaw is the second full-length by American emo band Tigers Jaw. It was released on September 10, 2008, as the band's first album to be released through Prison Jazz. It was then released on vinyl in October 2009 through Photobooth, before a reissue through Run for Cover on August 3, 2010. The songs "Heat", "Meals on Wheels" and "The Sun" are all re-recorded songs from the band's debut album Belongs to the Dead , with "Okay Paddy" having its name changed to "Meals on Wheels". It has appeared on a best-of emo album list by Junkee . [4] Similarly, "I Saw Water" appeared on a best-of emo songs list by Vulture . [5]


Track listing

All songs written by Tigers Jaw.

  1. "The Sun" – 3:46
  2. "Plane vs Tank vs Submarine" – 2:02
  3. "I Saw Water" – 4:15
  4. "Chemicals" – 2:58
  5. "Between Your Band and the Other Band" – 4:40
  6. "Heat" – 1:25
  7. "I Was Never Your Boyfriend" – 2:47
  8. "Meals on Wheels " – 2:29
  9. "Arms Across America" – 2:55
  10. "Never Saw It Coming" – 2:37


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