Andorra (album)

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Andorra
Caribou andorra.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 17, 2007 (2007-08-17)
Genre
Length42:59
Label
ProducerDan Snaith
Caribou chronology
The Milk of Human Kindness
(2005)
Andorra
(2007)
Swim
(2010)
Singles from Andorra
  1. "Melody Day"
    Released: July 10, 2007 (2007-07-10)[1]
  2. "She's the One"
    Released: November 26, 2007 (2007-11-26)[2]
  3. "Eli"
    Released: 2008 (2008)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic83/100[3]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[4]
The A.V. ClubA−[5]
Entertainment WeeklyA−[6]
Mojo4/5 stars[7]
NME8/10[8]
The Observer4/5 stars[9]
Pitchfork8.3/10[10]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[11]
Spin3/5 stars[12]
Uncut4/5 stars[13]

Andorra is the fourth studio album by Canadian musician Dan Snaith, released under the stage name Caribou. It is Snaith's fourth album and his second as Caribou, following The Milk of Human Kindness. It was released in Germany on August 17, 2007 and in the United Kingdom on August 20 by City Slang, and in the United States on August 21 by Merge.

Andorra received critical acclaim and won the 2008 Polaris Music Prize.[3][14]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Dan Snaith.

No.TitleLength
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

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[15] 197
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[16] 5
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[17] 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Melody Day". Caribou.fm. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  2. ^ "She's The One". Caribou.fm. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Reviews for Andorra by Caribou". Metacritic. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  4. ^ Bush, John. "Andorra – Caribou". AllMusic. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  5. ^ Murray, Noel (August 21, 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". The A.V. Club. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  6. ^ Vozick-Levinson, Simon (August 17, 2007). "Andorra". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  7. ^ "Caribou: Andorra". Mojo (166): 109. September 2007.
  8. ^ Cramp, Nathaniel (August 14, 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". NME. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  9. ^ Thompson, Ben (August 12, 2007). "Caribou, Andorra". The Observer. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  10. ^ Richardson, Mark (August 23, 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". Pitchfork. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  11. ^ Ganz, Caryn (September 6, 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 5 May 2008. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  12. ^ Gross, Jason (September 2007). "Caribou: Andorra". Spin. 23 (9): 124. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  13. ^ "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.
  14. ^ Polaris Music Prize
  15. ^ "Caribou Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  16. ^ "Caribou Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2019.
  17. ^ "Caribou Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved April 18, 2019.

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