100 Lovers

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100 Lovers
Studio album by DeVotchKa
Released February 28, 2011 (2011-02-28)
Recorded Wavelab Studio, Tucson, AZ
NFA, Denver, CO
Genre Indie folk, Gypsy punk
Length 44:38
Label ANTI-
Producer Craig Schumacher &
DeVotchKa
DeVotchKa chronology
I Love You, Philip Morris soundtrack
(2009)
100 Lovers
(2011)

100 Lovers is the sixth studio album from the band DeVotchKa. It was released by ANTI- Records on February 28th, 2011.

Reception[edit]

The AllMusic review by James Christopher Monger awarded the album 3.5 stars stating "It’s a melting pot to be sure, and the band has a tendency to go heavy on the atmosphere and light on the hooks, but there’s never any doubt that it’s a brew tended over by some awfully talented cooks.".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (5.3/10)[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics and music by Nick Urata and DeVotchKa.

  1. "The Alley" – 5:04
  2. "All the Sand in All the Seas" – 4:50
  3. "100 Other Lovers" – 4:11
  4. "The Common Good" – 4:26
  5. "Interlude 1" - 0:40
  6. "The Man from San Sebastian" – 3:44
  7. "Exhaustible" – 3:30
  8. "Interlude 2" - 0:23
  9. "Bad Luck Heels" – 4:15
  10. "Ruthless" – 4:48
  11. "Contrabanda" – 3:54
  12. "Sunshine" – 4:55

Personnel[edit]

  • DeVotchKa:
    • Nick Urata
    • Jeanie Schroder
    • Shawn King
    • Thomas Hagerman
  • Strings:
    • Violin 1: Regan Kane
    • Violin 2: Takanori Sugishita
    • Violin 3: Ilya Goldberg
    • Viola 1: Summer Rhodes
    • Viola 2: Lisa Jablonowski
    • Cello 1: Charles Lee
    • Cello 2: Eleanor Wells
  • Wind
    • Bandoneon: Evan Orman
    • Tenor/Baritone Saxophone: Dan Sjogren
  • Trumpets
    • Chris Barron
    • Derek Banach
    • Jacob Valenzuela
  • Percussion
    • Mauro Refosco

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monger, J. "100 Lovers at Allmusic". Retrieved 24 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Bevan, David (10 March 2011). "Pitchfork Review". Pitchfork.com. Retrieved 24 October 2012.