As Tall as Lions (album)

As Tall as Lions is the second full-length album from As Tall as Lions. It was released on August 8, 2006, on Triple Crown Records.

As Tall as Lions
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 8, 2006
Recorded2006 at Vu Du Studios (Freeport, NY)
GenreAlternative rock, indie rock, emo
LabelTriple Crown Records
ProducerMike Watts and Steve Haigler
As Tall as Lions chronology
As Tall as Lions
Into the Flood
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating [1]
Alternative Press [2]
Pitchfork Media(5.3/10.0) [3]
PopMatters(8/10) [4]

Recording and production

The album took seven months to write and two months to record.[5] It was produced by Mike Watts and Steve Haigler, and was released on CD and Limited Edition Vinyl.[5]

Critical reception

The album received generally positive reviews. gave it a rating of nine out of ten, comparing them to (amongst others) Damien Rice, U2 and The Mars Volta.[6] PopMatters was equally enthusiastic, giving it 8 out of 10 and calling it "skillful, beautiful, and musically significant".[7] Alternative Press Magazine, known for reviewing mostly rock and indie bands, gave the album five of five stars and listed the band amongst their 2008's Most Anticipated Bands due to this "self-titled masterpiece."

Track listing

  1. Stab City - 3:36
  2. Song for Luna - 3:45
  3. A Break a Pause - 3:40
  4. Love, Love, Love (Love, Love) - 4:33
  5. Ghost of York - 4:07
  6. Milk & Honey - 4:34
  7. Be Here Now - 3:58
  8. I'm Kickin' Myself - 3:04
  9. Where Do I Stand? - 3:39
  10. Maybe I'm Just Tired - 10:30
    • The song "Maybe I'm Just Tired" ends at 4:30. After 2 minutes of silence (4:30 - 6:30), begins the hidden song "A Soft Hum".


  1. review
  2. Alternative Press
  3. Pitchfork Media review Archived May 14, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  4. PopMatters review
  5. "Interviews: As Tall as Lions". MPLS Scene. Archived from the original on 2008-01-31. Retrieved 2008-05-24.
  6. Garett Press. "As Tall As Lions - As Tall As Lions review". Archived from the original on 23 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-24.
  7. Neal Hayes. "As Tall As Lions - As Tall As Lions review". PopMatters. Archived from the original on 6 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-24.
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