Grizzly Bear – Shields


Shields¬†is the fourth studio album by American indie rock band Grizzly Bear, released on September 18, 2012 by Warp Records. Written and recorded following a six-month hiatus from band activities, the album was produced by bassist and multi-instrumentalist Chris Taylor. Preceded by the singles, “Sleeping Ute” and “Yet Again”, an expanded version of¬†Shields, entitled¬†Shields Expanded, was released on November 12, 2013, featuring additional tracks recorded during the sessions, demo recordings and remixes. The eight additional tracks were issued as a separate mini-album, entitled¬†Shields: B-Sides.

Shields¬†has been described as the band’s most collaborative album, with vocalist and guitarist Daniel Rossen noting, “[The band’s aim was to] write and make music that is as collaborative as possible, so that we have a product that we all feel a sense of authorship over as a collective.”

The album received acclaim upon release. Shields reached number seven on the Billboard 200 and number seventeen on the UK Albums Chart.

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