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Biffy Clyro’s first three albums were, in the simplest possible terms, very fucking strange. From their brutal, emotionally bleak debut ‘Blackened Sky’ to its sprawling follow-up ‘The Vertigo Of Bliss’ and the creepy, intense third effort ‘Infinity Land’, the band were far from commercial, playing basement venues and developing a cult-like following. Biffy Clyro - Blackened Sky (Tab) - ULTIMATE GUITAR.

Blackened Sky
Studio album by
Released10 March 2002
Recorded2001–2002 at The Church Studios (London), Moles Studio (Bath), Mark Angelo Studios (London), and Great Linford Manor(Great Linford)
GenreAlternative rock, post-hardcore, post-grunge, emo
Length49:00
LabelBeggars Banquet
Producer
  • Biffy Clyro
  • DP Johnson
  • S.A.G.
Biffy Clyro chronology
Thekidswhopoptodaywillrocktomorrow
(2000)
Blackened Sky
(2002)
The Vertigo of Bliss
(2003)
Singles from Blackened Sky
  1. '27'
    Released: 9 April 2001
  2. 'Justboy'
    Released: 1 October 2001
  3. '57'
    Released: 4 February 2002
  4. 'Joy.Discovery.Invention'/'Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys'
    Released: 7 October 2002

Blackened Sky is the debut studio album by Scottish rock band Biffy Clyro. Largely produced with the band by Chris Sheldon, it was released by Beggars Banquet Records on 10 March 2002. The album reached number 78 on the UK Albums Chart, and spawned four singles. A deluxe remastered edition was released in 2012, which featured, in addition to the original 12 album tracks, two songs from the band's debut extended play (EP) thekidswhopoptodaywillrocktomorrow and a number of B-sides from the album's singles.[1]

Reception[edit]

Critical reception to Biffy Clyro's debut album was generally mixed. John Murphy of independent music website musicOMH, writing at the time of its release in 2002, claimed that Blackened Sky was evidence of Biffy's status as 'the most exciting new band in Britain', drawing comparisons to influencing band Nirvana and praising elements such as the consistency in the vocal performances.[2] His review was not entirely positive though, as he pointed out that 'with this album .. Dc adventures heroes and villains vol 1 pdf. the band sometimes lose the balance between light and shade', claiming that 'There's no sign of any kind of breakthrough song here, .. but if you take the time to explore this Blackened Sky you'll find a few shining stars worth exploring'.[2] Jason MacNeil of PopMatters was similarly indecisive, concluding that Blackened Sky was 'Generally a credible first step despite some lapses in judgement'.[3]

Allmusic critic Dean Carlson was less generous, awarding the album a low rating of 1.5 out of five stars; the review proposed that on the album 'the band came across as all of the least interesting aspects of American grunge released a decade too late', with the website claiming that Biffy did not live up to the hype they had received prior to the album's release.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics are written by Simon Neil; all music is composed by Biffy Clyro.

No.TitleLength
1.'Joy.Discovery.Invention'3:38
2.'27'3:27
3.'Justboy'4:22
4.'Kill the Old, Torture Their Young'6:12
5.'The Go-Slow'3:59
6.'Christopher's River'4:09
7.'Convex, Concave'4:28
8.'57'3:21
9.'Hero Management'4:46
10.'Solution Devices'3:18
11.'Stress on the Sky'4:14
12.'Scary Mary' (lyrics co-written by Martin Scott)3:06
Total length:49:00
2012 remastered edition bonus tracks
No.TitleLength
13.'Hope for an Angel'4:06
14.'Less the Product'6:05
15.'Instructio4'5:53
16.'Breatheher'3:55
17.'Unsubtle'2:27
18.'Being Gabriel'6:20
19.'Time as an Imploding Unit/Waiting for Green'9:25
20.'All the Way Down Chapter 2'3:49
21.'The Houses of Roofs'5:13
Total length:96:13

Personnel[edit]

Biffy Clyro
  • Simon Neil – vocals, guitars, production
  • James Johnston – bass, vocals, production
  • Ben Johnston – drums, vocals, production
Additional musicians
  • Lyndsey Joss – additional instrument (track 15)
  • Martin Scott – drums (track 15)
Additional personnel
  • Chris Blair – mastering
  • Phil Lee – design
  • Tom Collier – cover photography
  • Paul McCallum – band photography
Production personnel
  • Chris Sheldon – production, recording and engineering(tracks 1, 3, 4, 6 and 9–12), mixing
  • Paul Corkett – production, recording and engineering (tracks 5, 7 and 8)
  • DP Johnson – production, recording and engineering (tracks 2 and 15–20)
  • S.A.G. – production, recording and engineering (tracks 2 and 15–20)
  • Mike Walker – production, recording and engineering (track 13)
  • Jamie Hart – production assistance (track 13)
  • Dan Swift – engineering (track 21)
  • Dan Austin – engineering assistance
  • Graham Dominy – engineering assistance
  • Kevin Gallagher – engineering assistance
  • Sam Miller – engineering assistance

Release history[edit]

RegionDateLabelFormatCatalogRef.
United Kingdom10 March 2002Beggars Banquet RecordsCD albumBBQCD226[5]
LP recordBBQLP226[6]
France8 April 2002LabelsCD album7243 8 1207420[7]
Scandinavia8 April 2002Playground Music ScandinaviaCD albumBBQCD226[8]
United Kingdom2 April 2012Beggars Banquet RecordsDouble LPBBQLP2089[9]
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References[edit]

  1. ^'Biffy Clyro - Blackened Sky (Expanded Edition) - Vinyl'. Beggars Banquet Records. 2 April 2012. Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  2. ^ abMurphy, John (11 March 2002). 'Biffy Clyro - Blackened Sky'. Album Reviews. musicOMH. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  3. ^MacNeil, Jason (12 January 2003). 'Biffy Clyro: Blackened Sky'. PopMatters. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  4. ^Carlson, Dean. 'Blackened Sky - Biffy Clyro'. Allmusic. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  5. ^'Biffy Clyro - Blackened Sky (CD, Album)'. Discogs. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  6. ^'Biffy Clyro - Blackened Sky (Vinyl, LP)'. Discogs. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  7. ^'Biffy Clyro - Blackened Sky (CD, Album)'. Discogs. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  8. ^'Biffy Clyro - Blackened Sky (CD, Album)'. Discogs. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  9. ^'Biffy Clyro - Blackened Sky (Vinyl, Album, LP)'. Discogs. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
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