Project: Architecture In Helsinki 'Places Like This'
Role: Band Member, Co-Producer (with AIH), Additional Recording.
Places Like This is the third studio album by Architecture in Helsinki, which was released in Australia on 27 July 2007 at the launch of their Australian tour. It was also released in Japan on 18 July, Europe on 8 August, and in the United States on 21 August. It debuted at No. 31 on the ARIA Albums Chart, and dropped to No. 49 in its second week.
Australian group, Architecture in Helsinki issued their third studio album, Places Like This on 28 July 2007 on Polyvinyl Record Co. In September of the previous year, Laura Pearson ofPitchfork Media reported that the group were working on tracks with Cameron Bird (lead singer) in Brooklyn, United States while the other members were in Melbourne. It was recorded atDave Sitek's (from TV on the Radio) studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn and in Sydney's Big Jesus Burger Studios between October 2006 and January 2007. It was engineered and mixed by Chris Coady, who has previously worked with TV on the Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Grizzly Bear. The first single from the album, "Heart It Races", was released ahead of the album in May and peaked into the top 50 on the ARIA Singles Chart. Places Like This reached the top 30 on the related albums chart. In the US, the album reached the top 10 on two of Billboardmagazine's component charts: Top Electronic Albums and Heatseekers Albums in September.