Random Spirit Lover

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Random Spirit Lover
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Studio album by Sunset Rubdown
Released October 9, 2007
Recorded January 2007
Genre Indie rock
Length 58:30
Label Jagjaguwar
Sunset Rubdown chronology
Shut Up I Am Dreaming
(2006)Shut Up I Am Dreaming2006
Random Spirit Lover
(2007)
Sunset Rubdown Introducing Moonface
(2009)Sunset Rubdown Introducing Moonface2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Filter 90% link
Now Magazine 4/5 stars link
Pitchfork Media 8.5/10.0 link
Popmatters 9/10 stars link
Robert Christgau C+ link
Soundsect 4/5 stars link
Stylus A link
Twisted Ear 5/5 stars link

Random Spirit Lover is Sunset Rubdown's third LP, released on October 9, 2007. The album marked Sunset Rubdown's change from the Absolutely Kosher Records label to the Bloomington, Indiana-based Jagjaguwar records. The album was recorded in January 2007 at Breakglass Studios in Montreal with Jace Lasek and Dave Smith.[1]

The album was leaked on July 27, 2007.

The album was voted in as the 14th best album of 2007 by readers of Pitchfork Media, while garnering the most 1st place votes.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Mending of the Gown" – 5:36
  2. "Magic vs. Midas" – 5:59
  3. "Up on Your Leopard, Upon the End of Your Feral Days" – 4:47
  4. "The Courtesan Has Sung" – 4:31
  5. "Winged/Wicked Things" – 4:46
  6. "Colt Stands Up, Grows Horns" – 4:54
  7. "Stallion" – 6:45
  8. "For the Pier (and Dead Shimmering)" – 5:14
  9. "The Taming of the Hands That Came Back to Life" – 6:06
  10. "Setting vs. Rising" – 2:23
  11. "Trumpet, Trumpet, Toot! Toot!" – 5:28
  12. "Child-Heart Losers" – 2:01

References[edit]

  1. ^ Album liner notes, pg. 10, retrieved November 20, 2007.
  2. ^ http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/feature/47707-2007-pitchfork-readers-poll, retrieved January 19, 2007

External links[edit]

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