Does You Inspire You

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Does You Inspire You
Studio album by Chairlift
Released July 22, 2008 (2008-07-22)
Genre Indie pop, dream pop, electronic
Length 43:50 (original release)
52:04 (2009 reissue)
Label Kanine Records, Columbia
Chairlift chronology
Does You Inspire You
(2008)
Something
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau (choice cut)[2]
NME 8/10 stars [3]
Pitchfork Media (5.6/10) [4]
Prefix (7.5/10) [5]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars [6]
Spin 4/5 stars [7]
The Guardian [8]

Does You Inspire You is the debut album of American indie band Chairlift. After briefly going out of print on its original Kanine Records label, the album was rereleased by Columbia Records on April 21, 2009 with two additional tracks not included on the original release and a longer version of "Make Your Mind Up". The lead single "Bruises" was featured in an iPod commercial,[9] and the video for "Evident Utensil" was nominated for an award in the "Breakthrough Video" category at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards.[10]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Garbage" – 4:43
  2. "Planet Health" – 4:17
  3. "Earwig Town" – 3:02
  4. "Bruises" – 4:00
  5. "Somewhere Around Here" – 4:30
  6. "Evident Utensil" – 2:51
  7. "Territory" – 6:04
  8. "Le Flying Saucer Hat" † – 3:17
  9. "Make Your Mind Up" ‡ – 4:24 (5:18 on reissue)
  10. "Dixie Gypsy" † – 4:03
  11. "Don't Give A Damn" – 4:21
  12. "Chameleon Closet" – 1:59
  13. "Ceiling Wax" – 3:39
  • † bonus tracks added for 2009 Columbia reissue
  • ‡ 2009 reissue features full version with extended intro

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