LP (Discovery album)

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LP
Discovery - LP -2009-.jpg
Studio album by Discovery
Released July 7, 2009 (2009-07-07)
Recorded July 2005 – January 2009
Genre Indie rock, synthpop, electro-funk
Length 29:54
Label XL
Producer Rostam Batmanglij, Wes Miles, Ezra Koenig

LP is the debut album by the band Discovery, released July 7, 2009 on vinyl on July 14, 2009 on CD via XL Recordings.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The A.V. Club A−[2]
Drowned In Sound 4/10[3]
The New York Times Favorable[4]
NME 7/10[5]
Pitchfork Media 6.8/10[6]
Planet Sound 4/10[7]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [8]
Robert Christgau (choice cut)[9]

Initial critical response to LP was generally favorable.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Orange Shirt" Rostam Batmanglij, Wes Miles 3:31
2. "Osaka Loop Line" Batmanglij, Miles, Ezra Koenig 4:02
3. "Can You Discover?" Batmanglij, Miles 2:22
4. "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" (featuring Angel Deradoorian) Batmanglij, Miles 2:40
5. "So Insane" Batmanglij, Miles 3:13
6. "Swing Tree" Batmanglij, Miles 2:38
7. "Carby" (featuring Ezra Koenig) Batmanglij, Miles, Koenig 3:07
8. "I Want You Back (In Discovery)" Batmanglij, Miles, The Corporation 3:26
9. "It's Not My Fault (It's My Fault)" Batmanglij, Miles 2:34
10. "Slang Tang" Batmanglij, Miles 2:28

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ LP at AllMusic
  2. ^ Marc Hawthorne.The A.V. Club review The A.V. Club. 7 July 2009. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  3. ^ Andrzej Lukowski. Drowned in Sound review Drowned in Sound. 9 July 2009. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  4. ^ Jon Pareles.New CDs. The New York Times. 20 July 2009. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  5. ^ Alex Miller. [1] NME. Retrieved 9 December 2011.
  6. ^ Plagenhoef, Scott (9 July 2009). "Album Reviews: Discovery: LP". Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  7. ^ Earls, John (2 July 2009). "Review: Discovery/LP". Teletext. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  8. ^ [2]
  9. ^ Robert Christgau. Robert Christgau: CG: Discovery robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 9 December 2011.