Set Yourself on Fire is about breaking up and breaking down, and as such the album feels wontedly cathartic, like the moments right after you hit your emotional nadir and start getting your shit together. Save "The Big Fight"- which is tame, slow and lounged-out- there's no controversy, only half-smiles and the soggy aftermath. But even the dearest numbers have faint, nagging undercurrents.
An exploration of romance in all its messy glory, Fire is a reminder that breaking up often leads to breaking down. And breaking down is usually the first step to starting over-a theme echoed in the album’s first line, delivered by singer Torquil Campbell’s father: When there is nothing left to burn, you have to set yourself on fire. An exploration of romance in all its messy glory, Fire is a reminder that breaking up often leads to breaking down.
Set Yourself On Fire (2004). The album features three regional covers: the Canadian cover features a man embracing a woman resting on his lap, the US cover features a billboard with a girl's eyes gazing onward and the European cover features three girls spying out of a porthole. The album was originally released with a bonus promotional sampler of acts with current releases on Paper Bag, including Matthew Barber, Hawaii, The FemBots and Uncut. Two tracks from Heart were repeated on the sampler, along with a non-album bonus track, "Timeless
Redirected from Set Yourself On Fire). It was released on September 14, 2004 on the Arts & Crafts International record label in Canada and the United Kingdom, and on March 8, 2005 in the United States. The album's most notable single was "Ageless Beauty", the band's breakthrough hit in Canada. Your Ex-Lover Is Dead" has also garnered significant play in the United States.
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And that's before you find the inside shot of a woman in a ski mask and little else, contemplating a flaming hand torch. Vocalists Torquil Campbell and Amy Millan enunciate every word with careful precision, and they sing of remembered high-school romances, dead ex-lovers, and drunk.
Some of the songs are god-tier, but there are two or three real stinkers. BrushedRed September 25th 2013. Your Ex-Lover Is Dead is soooo good. You were what I wanted.