Augustines / This Is Your Life
Album:This Is Your Life Collection:General
Artist:Augustines Added:Jul 2016
Label:Pias Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2016-08-08 Pull Date:2016-10-10 
Week Ending:Oct 16Oct 9Oct 2Sep 25Sep 18Sep 11Sep 4Aug 28

Recent Airplay
1.Mar 10, 2017:KZSU Time Traveler
4.Oct 09, 2016:All Passion No Technique
When Things Fall Apart
2.Jan 13, 2017:KZSU Time Traveler
Are We Alive?
5.Oct 07, 2016:Time Traveler
When Things Fall Apart
3.Dec 09, 2016:Time Traveler
This Is Your Life
6.Sep 30, 2016:Time Traveler
This Is Your Life

Album Review
Francis D
Reviewed 2016-08-02 
“This Is Your Life” Augustines
Trio out of Brooklyn, New York, which specializes in stadium-sized alternative/indie rock anthems. Augustines is incredible live, and many of the songs seemed designed for their intense, high-energy shows. Lead singer-songwriter, Billy McCarthy, sings with a distinctive throatiness that works well with the band’s driving compositions and heart-wrenching arrangements. Although the band is now based in Brooklyn, McCarthy is originally from Auburn, near Sacramento. This is the Augustines’ third album.
— Francis

Recommended: 2, 1, 9, 6, 4. FCC on Track 1. Play Disc with Edited Version.

1. (3:43) Are We Alive? – Urgent alt-rock anthem. Pounding drums. Growling guitar with synths dancing above. “Are we alive/Or are we just kidding ourselves?” *** FCC “F-cking” (twice) – Play edited disc.
2. (4:32) When Things Fall Apart – Easygoing melody with skipping rhythm, intriguingly intricate keyboards and McCarthy’s big vocals. ****
3. (3:58) The Forgotten Way – Restless drum beat. Piano. Synth strings.
4. (3:59) Running in Place – Dynamics shifting from fast to slow. Running pace dominates. Cool backing vocals from Senegalese duo, Pape & Cheikh. **
5. (4:54) May You Keep Well – Mid-tempo track built on 80s-sounding world rhythm track. Pape & Cheikh on backing vocals again.
6. (5:01) Landmine – Ballad with strumming guitar and piano. Church-size backing vocals and big drums join for last 90 seconds or so. ***
7. (3:47) Hold Me Loneliness – Jittery beat and brass. Quavering vocals.
8. (4:44) No Need to Explain – Roaring guitars and soaring vocals.
9. (5:30) This Is Your Life – Starts with strumming guitar. Builds into another great alt-rock anthem with reassuring vocals and pounding drums. ***
10. (3:35) Days Roll By – Glistening keys intermixed with fuzzy guitars and pounding drums.

Track Listing
1.Are We Alive? 6.Landmine
2.When Things Fall Apart 7.Hold Me Loneliness
3.The Forgotten Way 8.No Need To Explain
4.Running In Place (Featuring Pape & Cheikh) 9.This Is Your Life
5.May You Keep Well (Featuring Pape & Cheikh) 10.Days Roll By