New Wave Hot Dogs

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New Wave Hot Dogs
Yo La Tengo - New Wave Hot Dogs.jpg
Studio album by Yo La Tengo
Released 1987
Recorded Waterhouse studio
Genre Indie rock
Length 34:35
Label Coyote
Producer Yo La Tengo
Yo La Tengo chronology
Ride the Tiger
(1986)
New Wave Hot Dogs
(1987)
President Yo La Tengo
(1989)
Alternative cover
Matador re-release

New Wave Hot Dogs is the second studio album by American indie rock band Yo La Tengo, released in 1987 by record label Coyote.

Release[edit]

New Wave Hot Dogs was re-released, along with President Yo La Tengo and the "Asparagus Song" single, by Coyote on one CD in 1989 and reissued by City Slang and Matador.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Underground (212/3)[2]

The album was described by Dave Henderson in a 1988 review in Underground magazine as "a fine album, a loveable set of tunes – all put together with the greatest of ease."[2] AllMusic called it "a quantum leap over the sound of their debut".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Ira Kaplan except were noted.

  1. "Clunk" – 3:32
  2. "Did I Tell You" – 3:30
  3. "House Fall Down" – 2:45
  4. "Lewis" – 2:31
  5. "Lost In Bessemer" – 1:22
  6. "It's Alright (The Way That You Live)" (Lou Reed, John Cale) – 4:10
  7. "3 Blocks from Groove Street" – 2:24
  8. "Let's Compromise" (Chris Nelson) – 1:51
  9. "Serpentine" (Ira Kaplan, Phil Milstein) – 1:57
  10. "A Shy Dog" – 3:36
  11. "No Water" (Ira Kaplan, Phil Milstein) – 3:18
  12. "The Story of Jazz" – 3:34

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "New Wave Hot Dogs Review", Allmusic, retrieved 2010-05-29
  2. ^ a b Henderson, Dave (1988) "Yo La Tengo New Wave Hot Dogs", Underground, January 1988 (Issue 10), p. 15

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