Islands: Arm’s Way

On May 20, 2008, “ANTI” label released “Arm’s Way”, the second Islands studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “Mixart Studios”, “Bear Creek Studios”, and was produced by Ryan Hadlock, Nick Thorburn, Sebastian Chow, Alex Chow, Patrick Gregorie, Patrice Agbokou and Aaaron Harris.


  • Nick Thorburn – vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Patrick Gregorie – guitar, bass clarinet
  • Sebastian Chow – vocals, piano, violin, oboe, arranger
  • Alex Chow – violin, viola, synthesizer, percussion, arranger
  • Patrice Agbokou – bass, arranger
  • Aaron Harris – vocals, drums, percussion, arranger
  • Ryan Hadlock – engineer
  • Mathieu Roberge – engineer assistant
  • Doug Boehm, Rob Schnapf – mixing
  • Chris Constable – mixing assistant
  • Greg Calbi, Steve Fallone – mastering
  • Rebecca Bird – artwork
  • Philip Laslett – design
  • Alexander Wagner – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Nick Thorburn.

  1. The Arm
  2. Pieces of You
  3. J’aime vous voir quitter
  4. Abonimable Snow
  5. Creeper
  6. Kids Don’t Know Shit
  7. Life in Jail
  8. In the Rushes (contains fragment of “A Quick One While He’s Away” by The Who)
  9. We Swim
  10. To a Bond
  11. I Feel Evil creeping In
  12. Vertigo (It’s a Crime)

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