The Raveonettes - Observator

The Raveonettes - Observator
The Raveonettes - Observator The Raveonettes - Observator
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Vice (VCA 80329-1)
Special Attributes: Includes download ofhigh-quality Mp3
Release Date: 2012
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"...Inspired by Wagner’s back injury, drug binges and clinical depression, the influence of Chairlift, Warpaint, Alt-J and The xx all subliminally creep into adorable but chilling laments on dying young and wrecked romances" (

"...This record is borne from the depression Sune felt as a result of ‘not being able to put his socks on in the morning’ after injuring his back, after ditching the chaos of New York for the LA sun, Sune found the inspiration that informed the blessed-out vibes of ‘Young and Cold’. Shout along vocals are joined by thrashed out chords on a battered old acoustic. As far as openers go it’s not exactly arresting, guiding rather than grabbing before the shifting pianos of first single 'Observations'. The first chords sound sneakily reminiscent of Midlake’s ‘Roscoe’, before Sune’s reverb flecked vocal kicks in. The familiar Jesus and Marychain does kick in and it’s almost as if the band have never been away. Tracks like 'Curse the Night' and 'Downtown', which – oddly, is reminiscent of the 2008 alt-pop boom; a handful of chords and a face full of distortion. There is no immediate hit here, but the record flows well and the gentle rotation between the Raveonettes’ various influences makes for easy listening. With nods to the Velvet Underground through to the Jesus and Mary Chain, the record ends up inhabiting a similar space to Scandinavian neighbour Sambassadeur, only less synthetic..." (Read More:

Track List

A1 Young And Cold        
A2 Observations    
A3 Curse The Night        
A4 The Enemy        
A5 Sinking With The Sun        

B1 She Owns The Streets        
B2 Downtown        
B3 You Hit Me (I'm Down)        
B4 Till The End 

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