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8 thoughts on “ Tom Courtenay - Yo La Tengo - Electr-O-Pura (CD, Album)

  1. Continuing with their ever-expanding Revisionist History series, Matador Records announce a 25th anniversary reissue of Yo La Tengo’s album Electr-o-pura. Now in a gatefold sleeve and cut from the original minute master, the new reissue is pressed for the first time on two LPs to ensure the highest quality of audio the album has had.
  2. One of the catchiest and most fully realized pure pop songs Yo La Tengo ever recorded, 's "Tom Courtenay" is nonetheless a typical mid-period Yo La Tengo track; it doesn't have a chorus at all, and by the final verse, the lyrics have gone from an opaque narrative with teasing references to the Swinging London of the Carnaby Street era (Julie Christie, Eleanor Bron, and Paul McCartney all.
  3. Tom Courtenay the EP adds two non-LP originals and a Dead C cover; Camp Yo La Tengo presents a remix of “Blue Line Swinger,” a Hubley-sung acoustic remake of “Tom Courtenay,” a tremolo- timed garage cover of the Seeds’ “Can’t Seem to Make You Mine” and a long, somber jam (with found-sound samples) entitled “Mr. Ameche Plays.
  4. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Electr-O-Pura - Yo La Tengo on AllMusic - - After the noisy but dream-like drift of Painful,.
  5. Mar 22,  · Album: Electr-O-Pura / Camp Yo La Tengo EP () As with “Big Day Coming,” the Yo La Tengo have released multiple versions of “Tom Courtenay,” one of their most popular songs.
  6. Electr-O-Pura was released on May 2, by the independent record label Matador Records. The song "Tom Courtenay", which is a tribute to the English film star, was released as a single on March 21, In the back of the CD case, the songs are deliberately listed with wrong running times to fool kidwahotlicalbeunacithecentworfa.xyzinfo: Indie rock.
  7. Wonderful album, wonderful pressing. Contrary to most 90s indie vinyl, not too expensive on the secondary market either. One of yo la tengos best LPs in my opinion, right after fakebook and painful.
  8. Apr 30,  · The 25th Anniversary of Yo La Tengo's 'Electr-o-pura' () pressed for the first time on 2xLP. Read Lucy Dacus' essay on the album below Tom Courtenay was the first Yo La Tengo .

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