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American Football - American Football flac album
  • Performer American Football
  • Title American Football
  • Date of release 2016
  • Country US
  • Style Emo, Indie Rock, Math Rock
  • Other formats VOC WAV MMF ASF MOD AA FLAC
  • Genre Rock
  • Size MP3 1239 mb
  • Size FLAC 1327 mb
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 405

American Football is the eponymous debut studio album by American rock band American Football, released on September 28, 1999 by Polyvinyl Record Co. After the break-up of The One Up Downstairs, drummer Steve Lamos started jamming with guitarist Steve Holmes. With the addition of vocalist/guitarist Mike Kinsella, the band released a self-titled EP in October 1998 through Polyvinyl.

Авторы текста и музыки. WMG (от лица компании "Polyvinyl"); Sony ATV Publishing, Audiam (Publishing), LatinAutor" и другие авторские общества (5). Композиция. WMG (от лица компании "Polyvinyl"); UMPI, EMI Music Publishing, UMPG Publishing, Audiam (Publishing), LatinAutor" и другие авторские общества (9). You Know I Should Be Leaving Soon.

American Football build on their distinct craft for creating pop songs out of odd time signatures, seamlessly weaving multi-minute epics without ever feeling overblown such as on Silhouettes, cementing the band's return as a success. American Football, not to be confused with British Soccer or Norwegian Table Tennis, have finally found their footing. After the disappointing second album, their third effort feels like a legitimate step foward for the band. The production is gorgeously textured, retaining their emo/math rock sound while leaning more into dream pop territory. It’s also extremely well-written and Mike brings out vocal performances that actually stick.

American Football was released on Polyvinyl on September 28, 1999. According to an issue of CMJ New Music Report dated 18 October 1999 the album performed well at college radio stations, which might be due to Kinsella's musical past. Despite the minor success, the band broke up due to the members no longer living in the same. Owen and Rutabega Reissue and touring. In April 2014 American Football announced they were reuniting for live performances.

About American Football. Dubbed as the most influential album in the genre by Pitchfork, emo band American Football’s debut self-titled album is recognized as a cult classic, with Rolling Stone ranking it as the sixth best emo album of all time. The album is also referred to as LP1 due to there being three American Football LPs. The album was originally recorded following the breaking up of band One Up Downstairs, which previously featured vocalist Mike Kinsella and guitarist Steve Holmes

About American Football, sometimes stylized as americ anfootball, is an American indie-rock band formed in 1997 and signed to Polyvinyl Records. The band would later break up after the release of their first album, before reforming in 2014 with new member Nate Kinsella and have been active since. In 1997, Mike Kinsella, then a university student who performed in bands such as Joan of Arc and Cap'n Jazz, formed the band The One Up Downstairs alongside Steve Lamos, Allen Johnson, and David Johnson. Though the band was originally supposed to put out a single on Polyvinyl Records, the record was shelved as the band broke up.

American Football (LP3). The quietest voices can be the most durable.


A1 Where Are We Now? 4:44
A2 My Instincts Are The Enemy 4:49
A3 Home Is Where The Haunt Is 3:26
A4 Born To Lose 4:54
B1 I've Been So Lost For So Long 4:36
B2 Give Me The Gun 3:24
B3 I Need A Drink (Or Two Or Three) 4:58
B4 Desire Gets In The Way 3:28
B5 Everyone Is Dressed Up 3:39

Companies, etc.

  • Pressed By – GZ Media – 147561E
  • Recorded At – ARC Studios, Omaha, NE
  • Recorded At – Shirk Studios
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound


  • Band [American Football Is] – Mike Kinsella, Nate Kinsella, Steve Holmes , Steve Lamos
  • Booking [At United Talent Agency] – Justin Bridgewater, Tom Taaffe
  • Engineer, Mixed By – Jason Cupp
  • Layout, Design – Paul Koob
  • Legal [At Selverne & Company, PLLC] – Scott Bradford
  • Management [At Middle West] – Chase Igliori
  • Mastered By – Greg Calbi
  • Photography By – Chris Strong
  • Producer – American Football, Jason Cupp
  • Written-By, Performer – American Football


Limited edition 180g red and orange starbust vinyl, exclusive to independent retailers.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped runout side A): WEBB490LP-A 147561E1/A
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped runout side B): WEBB490LP-B 147561E2/A
  • Barcode: 5 055036 214902

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PRC-320 American Football American Football ‎(CD, Album) Polyvinyl Record Company PRC-320 US 2016
PRC-320 American Football American Football ‎(LP, Album, Ora) Polyvinyl Record Company PRC-320 US 2016
PRC-320-4 American Football American Football ‎(Cass, Album, Gol) Polyvinyl Record Company PRC-320-4 US 2016
WEBB490CDP American Football American Football ‎(CDr, Album, Num, Promo) Wichita WEBB490CDP UK & Europe 2016
WEBB490CDP American Football American Football ‎(CD, Promo) Wichita WEBB490CDP UK 2016