A Weekend in the City
|A Weekend in the City|
|Studio album by|
|Released||5 February 2007|
|Recorded||Grouse Lodge Studios, Westmeath, Ireland|
|Bloc Party chronology|
|Singles from A Weekend in the City|
A Weekend in the City is the second studio album by Bloc Party. It was released on 5 February 2007. The album was produced by Jacknife Lee. The album cover is A Project by Rut Blees Luxemburg. This album deals more with original day working life than was on Silent Alarm. The album has themes from the 7 July 2005 London bombings, immigration, drug abuse, and criticism of youth and casual sex. The album has gotten many high reviews by web-critics and fans.
The album came in at #56 in the United Kingdom end of year album chart. It sold about 266,500 copies in 2007. Over 1 million copies of the album have been sold worldwide.