The Contino Sessions

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The Contino Sessions
Studio album by Death in Vegas
Released September 13, 1999
Recorded The Contino Rooms, London, England
Genre Electronica
Length 47:59
Label Concrete
Producer Richard Fearless, Tim Holmes
Death in Vegas chronology
Dead Elvis
(1997)
The Contino Sessions
(1999)
Scorpio Rising
(2002)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (80/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Almost Cool (6.5/10)[3]
Alternative Press 4/5 stars[4]
E! Online A[1]
Entertainment Weekly B+[5]
Ink Blot Magazine (favorable)[6]
Muzik 5/5 stars[4]
NME (9/10)[7]
Pitchfork Media (3.9/10)[8]
Q 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[1]

The Contino Sessions is the second album by British band Death in Vegas. It was released in 1999.

In 2000 the album was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dirge" – 5:44
  2. "Soul Auctioneer" – 5:59
  3. "Death Threat" – 4:50
  4. "Flying" – 7:06
  5. "Aisha" – 5:54
  6. "Lever Street" – 3:39
  7. "Aladdin's Story" – 4:45
  8. "Broken Little Sister" – 5:18
  9. "Neptune City" – 4:43

Singles[edit]

  • "Neptune City" (vinyl only, August 30, 1999)
  • "Aisha" (January 31, 2000)
  • "Dirge" (April 24, 2000)
  • "One More Time" (with Bobby Gillespie, vinyl only, July 10, 2000)

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart[9][10] Peak
position
French Albums Chart 72
Norwegian Albums Chart 39
UK Albums Chart 19

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