Ra Ra Riot - The Orchard (2010)

Ra Ra Riot's debut full-length, The Rhumb Line, was released in the summer of 2008, and it brought with it some beautiful and sparkly ruminations on the fragile things in life (namely life, death and love), much critical praise, and the kind of success that's measured not just by sales (although 65k US album scans and 130k US track downloads is nothing to sneeze at these days for a brand-new indie artist) but by appearances on Letterman, Ferguson, and
Conan, plus performances at Lollapalooza, All Points West, and the Sasquatch festival.
After spending much of the summer and fall of 2009 alternately touring the US with Death Cab for Cutie, headlining their own packed shows, and retreating to a country property in upstate New York to write and record, the band announced this summerâ TMs upcoming arrival of their new album The Orchard on the eve of a 2010 appearance at the prestigious Coachella festival.
Anticipation is feverish for new music, and the new album is an incredibly self-assured step for the band, delivering both hook-laden pop jams like first single "Boy" and the new-but-familiar-to-live-audiences "Too Dramatic" and ruminative slow-burns like the Anton Chekov/Kate Bush-inspired "The Orchard" and album-closer "Keep It Quiet."

Artist: 
Ra Ra Riot
Album: 
The Orchard
Album art: 
Release date: 
24.08.2010
Quality: 
VBR V0
Tracklist: 

1. The Orchard
2. Boy
3. Too Dramatic
4. Foolish
5. Massachusetts
6. You and I Know
7. Shadowcastin
8. Do You Remember
9. Kansai
10. Keep It Quiet

Music label: 
Barsuk
Country: 
United States
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