Life Sux

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Life Sux
Wavves-Life-Sux-EP.jpg
EP by Wavves
Released September 20, 2011
Recorded Infrasonic Sound, L.A.
Genre Surf punk, grunge, noise rock, noise pop
Length 20:33
Label Ghost Ramp
Wavves chronology
King of the Beach
(2010)King of the Beach2010
'Life Sux'
(2011)
Afraid of Heights
(2013)Afraid of Heights2013
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 67/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (6.7/10)[2]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[3]
Spin (8/10)[4]
Paste Magazine (7.7/10)[5]
Consequence of Sound 3.5/5 stars[6]
Robert Christgau (3-star Honorable Mention)[7]

Life Sux is an EP by the artist Wavves released September 20, 2011 on the record label Ghost Ramp. It features collaborations with Best Coast and Fucked Up.

Release

Prior to the release of the EP, the song "I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl" was featured on the premier of the MTV show "I Just Want My Pants Back".[8] "Post Acid", the lead single from Wavves' 2010 album, King of the Beach, would also appear in the show.[9]

Life Sux was released on vinyl, CD, and as a digital download through iTunes. As a bonus, the first 420 people to pre-order the vinyl received a limited edition green vinyl. The album peaked at #11 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart.[10]

Track listing

No. Title Length
1. "Bug" 2:54
2. "I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl" 5:02
3. "Nodding Off" (featuring Best Coast) 3:00
4. "Poor Lenore" 3:48
5. "Destroy" (featuring Fucked Up) 3:13
6. "In the Sand" (live) (bonus track on vinyl, CD and iTunes versions) 2:36
7. "TV Luv Song" (bonus track on CD version) 1:44
8. "Mickey Mouse" (bonus track on CD version) 3:52

References

  1. ^ "Life Sux [EP] by Wavves". Retrieved 5 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Cohen, Ian (2011-09-19). "Wavves: Life Sux EP | Album Reviews". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  3. ^ Andersen, Stacey (2011-10-18). "Life Sux Album Review". rollingstone.com. 
  4. ^ Kandell, Steve. "Wavves, 'Life Sux EP' (Ghost Ramp)". SPIN.com. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  5. ^ "Wavves: Life Sux EP :: Music :: Reviews :: Paste". Pastemagazine.com. 2011-09-26. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  6. ^ Brown, Harley. "Album Reviews: Wavves - Life Sux EP". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2012-07-06. 
  7. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Consumer Guide: Wavves". Retrieved 5 September 2016. 
  8. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (2011-08-25). "Wavves Composes Music for New MTV Show | News". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  9. ^ "I Just Want My Pants Back » Soundtrack Blog". Soundtrack.mtv.com. 2011-08-28. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  10. ^ "Charts and Awards for Life Sux by Wavves on AllMusic". Archived from the original on 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
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