Little Joy (album)

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Little Joy
Studio album by Little Joy
Released November 4, 2008
Genre Alternative rock, indie rock, indie pop[1]
Length 30:48
Label Rough Trade
Producer Noah Georgeson
Thom Monahan
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Billboard 3.5/5 stars[3]
ChartAttack 3.5/5 stars[4]
Los Angeles Times 2.5/5 stars[5]
NME (7/10)[6]
Pitchfork (7.2/10)[7]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[8]
Spin 3.5/5 stars[9]
Tinymixtapes 4/5 stars[10]

Little Joy is the self-titled debut album by Brazilian/American rock band Little Joy. It was released on November 4, 2008.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "The Next Time Around"   Rodrigo Amarante, Fabrizio Moretti 2:35
2. "Brand New Start"   Fabrizio Moretti 3:05
3. "Play the Part"   Rodrigo Amarante, Fabrizio Moretti, Binki Shapiro 2:57
4. "No One's Better Sake"   Fabrizio Moretti 2:51
5. "Unattainable"   Fabrizio Moretti, Binki Shapiro 2:00
6. "Shoulder to Shoulder"   Rodrigo Amarante, Fabrizio Moretti 2:37
7. "With Strangers"   Rodrigo Amarante, Fabrizio Moretti 2:49
8. "Keep Me in Mind"   Rodrigo Amarante, Fabrizio Moretti 2:22
9. "How to Hang a Warhol"   Rodrigo Amarante, Fabrizio Moretti, Binki Shapiro 2:07
10. "Don't Watch Me Dancing"   Rodrigo Amarante, Fabrizio Moretti, Binki Shapiro 3:33
11. "Evaporar"   Rodrigo Amarante 3:52
Total length:
30:48

Personnel[edit]

  • Fabrizio Moretti – guitar, tenor guitar, piano, bass guitar, drums, percussion, melodica, backing vocals
  • Binki Shapiro – vocals, guitar, glockenspiel, percussion, backing vocals
  • Rodrigo Amarante – vocals, guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, organ, Mellotron, percussion, backing vocals
Additional Personnel
  • Andrew Balogh - baritone saxophone
  • Samuel Pannell - tenor horn
  • Ryan Duffy - violin
  • Alison Lowell - oboe
  • Maciej Sflif - bassoon
  • Brendan Speltz - violin
  • David Tuohy - backing vocals on "With Strangers"
  • Keegan Wood - trombone
  • Wen Yee - viola
  • Amy Tatum - flute
  • Loribeth Capella - backing vocals on "With Strangers"
  • Mia Barcia-Colombo - cello
  • Adam Green - backing vocals on "With Strangers"
  • Andy Leonard - clarinet
  • Nick Valensi - backing vocals on "With Strangers"
  • Noah Georgeson - guitar, mixing, audio production, slide guitar, backing vocals, producer
  • Mia Barcia Colombo - cello
  • Mike Davis - trumpet, contractor
  • Carlos Zetino - backing vocals, ambience
  • Devendra Banhart - additional vocals on "Don't Watch Me Dancing"

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