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Stars - Set Yourself On Fire album FLAC

  • Performer: Stars
  • Title: Set Yourself On Fire
  • Genre: Electronic / Rock
  • Country: Canada
  • Released: 2004
  • Style: Leftfield, Folk Rock, Downtempo, Indie Rock
  • MP3 album: 1539 mb
  • FLAC album: 1794 mb
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Votes: 878
Stars - Set Yourself On Fire album FLAC

This is the title track to Set Yourself on Fire. The title is also a reference to the first song on the album, Your Ex-Lover is Dead, which begins with the line: when there is nothing left to burn you have to set yourself on fire. This song is about death. Set Yourself On Fire" Track Info. 1. Your Ex-Lover Is Dead. 2. Set Yourself On Fire.

Engineered at Studio Plateau. Mastered at Joao Carvalho Mastering. Track durations not listed on release.

Set Yourself on Fire is about breaking up and breaking down, and as such the album feels wontedly cathartic, like the moments right after you hit your emotional nadir and start getting your shit together. Save "The Big Fight"- which is tame, slow and lounged-out- there's no controversy, only half-smiles and the soggy aftermath. But even the dearest numbers have faint, nagging undercurrents.

Do You Trust Your Friends? close. Set Yourself On Fire" as written by Jean Benoit Dunckel Jarvis Branson Cocker. Set Yourself on Fire song meanings.

Set Yourself on Fire is such a 2000s indie album, and I mean that in the best way possible. The self-seriousness, combination of male and female vocalist, huge, virtuosically orchestral arrangements, conceptual arc, 50+ minute runtime - this is not surprising once you know this is an indie rock.

Set Yourself On Fire (2004). The album features three regional covers: the Canadian cover features a man embracing a woman resting on his lap, the US cover features a billboard with a girl's eyes gazing onward and the European cover features three girls spying out of a porthole. The album was originally released with a bonus promotional sampler of acts with current releases on Paper Bag, including Matthew Barber, Hawaii, The FemBots and Uncut. Two tracks from Heart were repeated on the sampler, along with a non-album bonus track, "Timeless

And that's before you find the inside shot of a woman in a ski mask and little else, contemplating a flaming hand torch. Vocalists Torquil Campbell and Amy Millan enunciate every word with careful precision, and they sing of remembered high-school romances, dead ex-lovers, and drunk.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Your Ex-Lover Is Dead 4:16
2 Set Yourself On Fire 5:39
3 Ageless Beauty 4:06
4 Reunion 3:42
5 The Big Fight 5:22
6 What I'm Trying To Say 3:23
7 One More Night
Arranged By [Additional String Arrangements] – Cy Scobie
8 Sleep Tonight 2:44
9 The First Five Times 3:01
10 He Lied About Death
Drums – Evan Cranley
11 Celebration Guns 3:05
12 Soft Revolution
Arranged By [Additional String Arrangements] – Cy Scobie
13 Calendar Girl
Choir – Aaron Seligman, Dan Seligman, Ibi Kaslik, Moya O'Connell, Murray Lightburn, Natalia Yanchak, Noel Sobara

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Arts & Crafts International
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Arts & Crafts International
  • Engineered At – Studio Plateau
  • Mastered At – Joao Carvalho Mastering
  • Made By – RSB


  • Cello – Anne-Marie Leblanc
  • Drums, Glockenspiel, Percussion – Pat McGee
  • Engineer – Tom McFall
  • Engineer [Assisted By] – Drew Malamud
  • Guitar [Additional], Producer [Additional Production] – James Shaw
  • Guitar, Trombone, Bass, Synth [Bass Synth], Percussion – Evan Cranley
  • Keyboards, Arranged By [String Arrangements], French Horn – Chris Seligman
  • Management – Arts&Crafts Management*
  • Mastered By – Brett Zilahi, Drew Malamud
  • Mixed By – Tony Hoffer
  • Producer – Stars, Tom McFall
  • Saxophone – Eric Hove*
  • Sleeve Notes – Ibi Kaslik
  • Viola – Markia Anthony-Shaw*
  • Violin – Lana Tomlin, Rachel Moody
  • Vocals, Guitar – Amy Millan
  • Vocals, Trumpet, Keyboards – Torquil Campbell
  • Voice [Dad's God Voice] – Douglas Campbell


© & ℗ 2004 Arts&Crafts International

Engineered at Studio Plateau.
Mastered at Joao Carvalho Mastering.

Track durations not listed on release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 60270 06192 7
  • Matrix / Runout: 02536<0031>AC009 MFG BY RSB
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L485
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI C803

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
A&C009 Stars Set Yourself On Fire ‎(LP, Album) Arts & Crafts International A&C009 Canada 2004
SLANG1033791 Stars Set Yourself On Fire ‎(LP, Album) City Slang SLANG1033791 Germany 2005
immolate1 Stars Set Yourself On Fire ‎(CD, Album) Shiny immolate1 Australia & New Zealand 2005
SLANG 1033792 Stars Set Yourself On Fire ‎(CD, Album) City Slang SLANG 1033792 Germany 2005
A&C 009 Stars Set Yourself On Fire ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Arts & Crafts International A&C 009 Canada 2004

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