Eye Contact (Gang Gang Dance album)

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Eye Contact
Eye contact ggd album cover.jpg
Studio album by Gang Gang Dance
Released May 2011
Recorded May 2010
Genre Electronic, electroclash, synthpop, worldbeat, experimental
Length 47:55
Label 4AD
Producer Gang Gang Dance, Sean Maffucci
Gang Gang Dance chronology
Saint Dymphna
(2008)
Eye Contact
(2011)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 83/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club B[3]
The Guardian 4/5 stars[4]
The Irish Times 4/5 stars[5]
Mojo 4/5 stars[6]
NME 8/10[7]
Pitchfork Media 8.5/10[8]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[9]
Spin 8/10[10]
Uncut 4/5 stars[11]

Eye Contact is the fifth studio album by American experimental music band Gang Gang Dance, released on May 10, 2011, by 4AD.[2]

Stereogum placed the album at number 6 on its list of the "Top 50 albums of 2011".[12] Uncut placed the album at number 22 on its list[13] while Pitchfork placed the album at 25.[14]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Glass Jar" 11:22
2. "∞" 1:03
3. "Adult Goth" 6:16
4. "Chinese High" 5:13
5. "MindKilla" 5:17
6. "∞∞" 1:34
7. "Romance Layers" (featuring Alexis Taylor) 4:25
8. "Sacer" 5:40
9. "∞∞∞" 1:25
10. "Thru and Thru" 5:40

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews for Eye Contact by Gang Gang Dance". Metacritic. Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Jurek, Thom. "Eye Contact – Gang Gang Dance". AllMusic. Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  3. ^ Matos, Michaelangelo (May 10, 2011). "Gang Gang Dance: Eye Contact". The A.V. Club. Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  4. ^ Cragg, Michael (May 5, 2011). "Gang Gang Dance: Eye Contact – review". The Guardian. Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  5. ^ Carroll, Jim (May 6, 2011). "Gang Gang Dance". The Irish Times. Retrieved May 24, 2011. (Subscription required (help)). 
  6. ^ "Gang Gang Dance: Eye Contact". Mojo (211): 93. June 2011. 
  7. ^ Turner, Luke (May 4, 2011). "Album Review: Gang Gang Dance – 'Eye Contact'". NME. Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  8. ^ Leitko, Aaron (May 6, 2011). "Gang Gang Dance: Eye Contact". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  9. ^ Weiner, Jonah (May 10, 2011). "Eye Contact". Rolling Stone. Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  10. ^ Martins, Chris (May 10, 2011). "Gang Gang Dance, 'Eye Contact' (4AD)". Spin. Retrieved May 24, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Gang Gang Dance: Eye Contact". Uncut (169): 85. June 2011. 
  12. ^ "Stereogum's Top 50 Albums of 2011". Pitchfork Media. December 5, 2011. Retrieved January 15, 2012. 
  13. ^ http://stereogum.com/891311/uncuts-top-50-albums-of-2011/list
  14. ^ Nick Neyland. "Staff Lists: The Top 50 Albums of 2011". Pitchfork Media.