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
Studio Waterhouse Studio
Genre Indie rock
Length 34:35
Label Coyote
Producer Yo La Tengo
Yo La Tengo chronology
Ride the Tiger
(1986)Ride the Tiger1986
New Wave Hot Dogs
(1987)
President Yo La Tengo
(1989)President Yo La Tengo1989
Alternative cover
Matador re-release
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 (2​12/3)[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 where 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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