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Cannibal Sea

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Released  2006
Release date  21 March 2006
Genre  Indie pop
Artist  The Essex Green
Label  Merge Records
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Similar  The Long Goodbye, Everything Is Green, Beverley Atonale, Everything All the Time

Cannibal Sea is the third album by indie rock band The Essex Green. It was released in March 2006 by Merge Records.



Essex Green formed in 1997 in New York City. A part of The Elephant Six Collective, they released an EP and their debut album on Kindercore Records, followed by a second album, The Long Goodbye on Merge Records in 2003. Cannibal Sea was recorded in a number of studios, including producer Britt Meyers home studio, and released in April 2006. The cover artwork was designed by Maggie Fost.

Critical response

Critical reaction to the album was mixed to positive. It currently holds a 78% rating, based on 16 critics' reviews, on the review aggregator site Metacritic, indicating "generally favorable" reviews.

Track listing

All tracks written by The Essex Green.


The following people contributed to Cannibal Sea.

  • Chris Ziter – vocals, guitar
  • Sasha Bell – vocals, keyboards
  • Jeff Baron – guitar
  • Brent Arnold – performer
  • Kevin Barker – performer
  • Britt Meyers – producer, performer
  • Songs

    1This Isn't Farmlife4:06
    2Don't Know Why (You Stay)3:26
    3Penny & Jack2:52


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