LP (Discovery album)

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LP
Studio album by Discovery
Released July 7, 2009 (2009-07-07)
Recorded July 2005 – January 2009
Genre Indie rock, Synthpop
Length 29:54
Label XL
Producer Rostam Batmanglij, Wes Miles, Ezra Koenig
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The AV Club A−[2]
Drowned In Sound 4/10[3]
The New York Times Favorable[4]
NME 7/10[5]
Pitchfork Media 6.8/10[6]
Planet Sound 4/10[7]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [8]
Robert Christgau (choice cut)[9]

LP is the debut album by the band Discovery, released July 7, 2009 on vinyl and July 14, 2009 on CD via XL Recordings.

Reception[edit]

Initial critical response to LP was generally favorable. At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 63, based on eighteen reviews.[10]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Orange Shirt"   Rostam Batmanglij, Wes Miles 3:31
2. "Osaka Loop Line"   Batmanglij, Miles, Ezra Koenig 4:02
3. "Can You Discover?"   Batmanglij, Miles 2:22
4. "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" (featuring Angel Deradoorian) Batmanglij, Miles 2:40
5. "So Insane"   Batmanglij, Miles 3:13
6. "Swing Tree"   Batmanglij, Miles 2:38
7. "Carby" (featuring Ezra Koenig) Batmanglij, Miles, Koenig 3:07
8. "I Want You Back (In Discovery)"   Batmanglij, Miles, The Corporation 3:26
9. "It's Not My Fault (It's My Fault)"   Batmanglij, Miles 2:34
10. "Slang Tang"   Batmanglij, Miles 2:28

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ LP (Discovery album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ Marc Hawthorne.The A.V. Club review The A.V. Club. 7 July 2009. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  3. ^ Andrzej Lukowski. Drowned in Sound review Drowned in Sound. 9 July 2009. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  4. ^ Jon Pareles.New CDs. The New York Times. 20 July 2009. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  5. ^ Alex Miller. [1] NME. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  6. ^ Plagenhoef, Scott (9 July 2009). "Album Reviews: Discovery: LP". Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  7. ^ Earls, John (2 July 2009). "Review: Discovery/LP". Teletext. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  8. ^ [2][dead link]
  9. ^ Robert Christgau. Robert Christgau: CG: Discovery robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  10. ^ "Discovery:LP (2009): Reviews". Metacritic. CNET Networks, Inc. Retrieved July 22, 2009.