Round and Round (Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti song)

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"Round and Round"
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Single by Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
from the album Before Today
A-side "Mistaken Wedding"
Released April 26, 2010 (2010-04-26) [1]
Format CD, 7-inch, Digital download[1]
Genre Downtempo pop[2]
Length 5:13
Label 4AD
Songwriter(s) Ariel Pink

"Round and Round" is a song by the American hypnagogic pop band Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti. The song is the fifth track of Haunted Graffiti's debut album on 4AD, Before Today, and was released as a double A-side on April 26, 2010. Pitchfork Media placed the track at number one on "The Top 100 Tracks of 2010"[3] and number two on The 200 Best Tracks of the Decade So Far (2010-2014).[4] The Atlantic's Llewellyn Hinkes-Jones describes the song's styles ranging "from King Sunny Ade afropop to Holland-era Beach Boys with elements of musique concrete dropped in here and there."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Round and Round" 5:13
2. "Mistaken Wedding" 4:02
Total length: 9:15

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Round and Round by Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti". 4AD. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Hinkes-Jones, Llewellyn (15 July 2010). "Downtempo Pop: When Good Music Gets a Bad Name". The Atlantic. 
  3. ^ "The Top 100 Tracks of 2010". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "The 200 Best Tracks of the Decade So Far (2010-2014)". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 18 August 2014.