LCD Soundsystem (album)

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LCD Soundsystem
Studio album by LCD Soundsystem
Released January 24, 2005
Recorded 2001-2004 at Longview Farm Studios in North Brookfield, Massachusetts and Plantain Recording House in New York City, NY
Genre Dance-punk
Length 47:04
1:40:22 (with second CD of compiled singles)
Label DFA Records
Producer The DFA
LCD Soundsystem chronology
LCD Soundsystem
(2005)
Introns
(2006)
Singles from LCD Soundsystem
  1. "Losing My Edge"
    Released: July 8, 2002
  2. "Give It Up"
    Released: July 28, 2003
  3. "Yeah"
    Released: January 12, 2004
  4. "Movement"
    Released: November 8, 2004
  5. "Daft Punk Is Playing at My House"
    Released: February 21, 2005
  6. "Disco Infiltrator"
    Released: June 6, 2005
  7. "Tribulations"
    Released: September 27, 2005

LCD Soundsystem is the debut album by American dance-punk act LCD Soundsystem, released in January 2005 by DFA Records. Some editions contained two discs: the LP itself with new songs and a second disc featuring singles released since 2002. The album was nominated for the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Electronic/Dance Album.

The LP itself is a mix of acid house, post-disco,[1] dance-rock, post-punk, alternative rock, garage rock, psychedelic pop and other genres.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (86/100) [2]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [3]
Alternative Press (5/5) [4]
Mojo 4/5 stars [5][6]
Pitchfork Media (8.2/10) [7]
PopMatters 9/10 stars [8]
Q 4/5 stars [6]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars [9]
Stylus Magazine (A-) [10]
The Observer 4/5 stars [11]

Online music magazine Pitchfork Media placed LCD Soundsystem at number 113 on their list of top 200 albums of the 2000s.[12] It was also named the 5th best album of the decade by Resident Advisor.[13]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by James Murphy unless otherwise noted.

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Daft Punk Is Playing at My House" – 5:16
  2. "Too Much Love" – 5:42
  3. "Tribulations" – 4:59
  4. "Movement" – 3:04
  5. "Never as Tired as When I'm Waking Up" – 4:49
  6. "On Repeat" – 8:01
  7. "Thrills" – 3:42
  8. "Disco Infiltrator" – 4:56
  9. "Great Release" – 6:35

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Losing My Edge" – 7:51
  2. "Beat Connection" (Murphy, Tim Goldsworthy) – 8:08
  3. "Give It Up" – 3:55
  4. "Tired" (Murphy, Pat Mahoney) – 3:34
  5. "Yeah" (Crass Version) (Murphy, Goldsworthy) – 9:21
  6. "Yeah" (Pretentious Version) (Murphy, Goldsworthy) – 11:06
  7. "Yr City's a Sucker" (Full Version) – 9:22

Personnel[edit]

Additional Personnel

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Doug, Rule (February 24, 2005). "Hipster Hits". Metro Weekly. 
  2. ^ "LCD Soundsystem: LCD Soundsystem > Summary". Metacritic. Retrieved August 29, 2011. 
  3. ^ Kellman, Andy. "LCD Soundsystem: LCD Soundsystem > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved August 29, 2011.
  4. ^ Ortenzi, Rob (October 11, 2005). "Onetime indie stalwart revels in dance-punk, spreads dual epidemics of fun, creativity.". Alternative Press. Archived from the original on March 2, 2006. 
  5. ^ Mojo review[dead link]
  6. ^ a b "Critic Reviews fpr LCD Soundsystem". Metacritic. Retrieved August 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ Leone, Dominique (February 2, 2005). "LCD Soundsystem: LCD Soundsystem". Pitchfork Media. 
  8. ^ Cibula, Matt (February 11, 2005). "LCD Soundsystem: self-titled". PopMatters. 
  9. ^ Walters, Barry (24 February 2005). "LCD Soundsystem: LCD Soundsystem". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on January 13, 2009. 
  10. ^ Unterberger, Andrew (31 January 2005). "LCD Soundsystem: LCD Soundsystem". Stylus Magazine. 
  11. ^ "LCD Soundsystem: LCD Soundsystem". The Observer. January 23, 2005. 
  12. ^ Pitchfork staff (September 28, 2009). "The Top 200 Albums of the 2000s: 200-151". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved October 1, 2009. 
  13. ^ "Top 100 albums of the '00s". Resident Advisor. January 25, 2010. Retrieved March 19, 2010. 

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