We Were Promised Jetpacks - These Four Walls
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2009 Ratings: #317 / 867
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Based on 24 ratings
June 15, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
FatCat Records / Label
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Scottish indie rockers We Were Promised Jetpacks made quite the catchy record with These Four Walls. It's fast, loud and extremely melodic. While it isn't the most unique or groundbreaking indie rock, it definitely holds your attention by creating a variety of songs that change tempo and tone at the drop of a hat. Many songs are wordy while others are more instrumental. Although they do not completely separate themselves from the very convoluted indie rock genre, WWPJ are a very fun and ... read more
one of my favorite records growing up. a bit formulaic but really forceful. great live band
solid album from these scots, really fun to listen to, they have some post-rock elements in their albums.

favorite track- It's Thunder and It's Lightning
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Track List

  1. It's Thunder and It's Lightning
  2. Ships With Holes Will Sink
  3. Roll Up Your Sleeves
  4. Conductor
  5. A Half Built House
  6. This Is My House, This Is My Home
  7. Quiet Little Voices
  8. Moving Clocks Run Slow
  9. Short Bursts
  10. Keeping Warm
  11. An Almighty Thud
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