Andorra (album)

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Andorra
Caribou andorra.jpg
Studio album by Caribou
Released
  • August 17, 2007 (2007-08-17)GER
  • August 20, 2007 (2007-08-20)UK
  • August 21, 2007 (2007-08-21)US
Genre
Length 42:59
Label
Producer Dan Snaith
Caribou chronology
The Milk of Human Kindness
(2005)The Milk of Human Kindness2005
Andorra
(2007)
Swim
(2010)Swim2010
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 83/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club A−[3]
Entertainment Weekly A−[4]
Mojo 4/5 stars[5]
NME 8/10[6]
The Observer 4/5 stars[7]
Pitchfork 8.3/10[8]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[9]
Spin 3/5 stars[10]
Uncut 4/5 stars[11]

Andorra is the fourth album by Canadian musician Dan Snaith, released on August 17, 2007 by City Slang and Merge. It is the second album that is credited under the stage name Caribou, following two years after the first credited release of Caribou, The Milk of Human Kindness.

Much like Snaith's previous three studio albums, the album received critical acclaim and was the winner of the 2008 Polaris Music Prize.[12]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Melody Day" 4:11
2. "Sandy" 4:09
3. "After Hours" 6:15
4. "She's the One" 3:59
5. "Desiree" 4:12
6. "Eli" 3:04
7. "Sundialing" 4:40
8. "Irene" 3:38
9. "Niobe" 8:51
Total length: 42:59

Singles[edit]

  • "Melody Day" (July 10, 2007)
    1. "Melody Day"
    2. "Melody Day" (Four Tet Remix, featuring Luke Lalonde, Adem, and One Little Plane)
    3. "Zoe"
  • "She's the One" (March 25, 2008)
    1. "She's the One"
    2. "She's the One" (Hot Chip Remix)
    3. "She's the One" (Kelly Polar Remix)
  • "Eli" (May 19, 2008)
    • released as a single track only

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Andorra by Caribou". Metacritic. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  2. ^ Bush, John. "Andorra – Caribou". AllMusic. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  3. ^ Murray, Noel (August 21, 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". The A.V. Club. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  4. ^ Vozick-Levinson, Simon (August 17, 2007). "Andorra". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Caribou: Andorra". Mojo (166): 109. September 2007. 
  6. ^ Cramp, Nathaniel (August 14, 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". NME. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  7. ^ Thompson, Ben (August 12, 2007). "Caribou, Andorra". The Observer. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  8. ^ Richardson, Mark (August 23, 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". Pitchfork. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  9. ^ Ganz, Caryn (September 6, 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 5 May 2008. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  10. ^ Gross, Jason (September 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". Spin. 23 (9): 124. Retrieved May 31, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Caribou: Andorra". Uncut: 90. Lead single 'Melody Day' is the most striking result of Snaith's immersion in psychedelic soft-pop: it's an ultra-vivid dream of a Zombie song, blown up to epic dimensions. 
  12. ^ Polaris Music Prize

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