Hurry up We're Dreaming - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Mono / Stereo
- Anthony Gonzalez; Justin Meldal-Johnsen
- Hurry Up, We're Dreaming [Digipak]
Audio Mixer: Tony Hoffer.
Recording information: Electro-Vox; Justin's Studio; M83 Studio; OTM; Sound Factory; Sunset sound.
Photographer: Anouck Bertin .
M83's Anthony Gonzalez took his time delivering the follow-up to 2008's much-loved Saturdays=Youth, but it was worth it: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming is a sprawling double album that reaffirms M83's dreamy romanticism while setting off for bold new territory. Gonzalez collaborated with producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen, Medicine's Brad Laner, Zola Jesus, and longtime vocalist Morgan Kibby, allowing him to explore as many musical options as possible. Lead single "Midnight City" is an epic sweep of neon synthesizers; "Intro" makes a bold statement with Zola Jesus' vocal cameo; elsewhere, Gonzalez's own singing ranges from a whisper to a scream. Unashamedly ambitious and emotional, this album defines M83's artistic spirit.
- Country of Origin
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Intro
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Midnight City
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Reunion
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Where the Boats Go
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Wait - (featuring Orphans String and Brass Orchestra)
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Raconte-Moi Une Histoire
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Train To Pluton
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Claudia Lewis
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] This Bright Flash
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] When Will You Come Home?
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Soon, My Friend/Interlude/Mirror
- [ Disc 02 Track 01 ] My Tears Are Becoming a Sea - (featuring Orphans String and Brass Orchestra)
- [ Disc 02 Track 02 ] New Map
- [ Disc 02 Track 03 ] Ok Pal
- [ Disc 02 Track 04 ] Another Wave From You
- [ Disc 02 Track 05 ] Splendor
- [ Disc 02 Track 06 ] Year One, One Ufo
- [ Disc 02 Track 07 ] Fountains
- [ Disc 02 Track 08 ] Steve McQueen
- [ Disc 02 Track 09 ] Echoes of Mine
- [ Disc 02 Track 10 ] Klaus I Love You
- [ Disc 02 Track 11 ] Outro - (featuring Orphans String and Brass Orchestra)
- Caroline Distribution
Rolling Stone (p.82) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "When it's not luring you to the dance floor with thrilling 1980s pop, M83's widescreen music either sounds like a lost John Hughes movie or gets trippy..."
Spin (p.73) - "[A] pervasive dedication to heart-swelling melodrama is M83's gift....The album is full of goose-bump moments..."
Spin (p.45) - Ranked #19 in Spin's 'The Top 40 Albums Of 2011' -- "[T]he results bring to mind a European art film, one taking place in an idealized past where innocence is only an illusion away."
Entertainment Weekly (p.73) - "M83 mastermind and gauze-pop aficionado Anthony Gonzalez wraps hooks and hallucinations in bubbly melodies..." -- Grade: B+
- 73m 22s
- Video Disabled
- Mike Schuppan; Todd Burke; Justin Meldal-Johnsen
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