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Silent Alarm – Bloc Party

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  • Silent Alarm is the debut studio album by English rock band Bloc Party. Recorded in Copenhagen and London in mid-2004 with Paul Epworth as producer, it was released on 2 February 2005, by Wichita Recordings. The album peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart. In the United States, it entered the Billboard 200 at number 114 and the Billboard Independent Albums at number seven. The double A-side "So Here We Are/Positive Tension", "Banquet" and "Pioneers" were released as singles. Silent Alarm went on to achieve worldwide sales of over one million copies.

    Bloc Party aimed to create an album that appealed to followers of different musical genres. Building on the arrangements in their demo songs recorded in 2004, the band members moulded tracks largely through live takes during the Silent Alarm studio sessions. The compositional focus was on rhythm and the drum and bass parts, while lyricist Kele Okereke's writing examined the feelings and hopes of young adults, including views on global politics. Following the album's completion, Bloc Party embarked on promotional tours before its release.

    Silent Alarm garnered widespread critical acclaim upon release, with praise often centred on its fast tempo and passionate delivery. Later in 2005, it was remixed as Silent Alarm Remixed and was re-released with bonus tracks to coincide with Bloc Party's worldwide touring schedule. The album has received accolades throughout the music industry since its release.

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  • Artist: Bloc Party
    Label: UMC, Wichita
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: UK
    Genre: Pop & Rock
    Style: Indie Rock
  • Side A
    A1 Like Eating Glass
    A2 Helicopter
    A3 Positive Tension
    A4 Banquet
    A5 Blue Light
    A6 She’S Hearing Voices
    A7 This Modern Love
    Side B
    B1 The Pioneers
    B2 Price Of Gasoline
    B3 So Here We Are
    B4 Luno
    B5 Plans
    B6 Compliments