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Times New Viking - Dancer Equired!
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on 16 reviews
2011 Rank: #268 / 867
USER SCORE
64
Based on
4 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Drowned in Sound

In taking a little bit of a chance Times New Viking have lost only a little of what made them distinctive, but they've gained much in melodic and compositional coherence.

80
Tiny Mix Tapes

Dancer Equired is a fine and mature next entry in the growing catalog of three of Columbus’ finest.

80
PopMatters

For all the praise heaped on Times New Viking, Dancer Enquired is the band’s first truly great record.

70
Consequence of Sound

The hearts of these songs are animated, the hooks sparkle in the grime, and the Ohio band clarifies what they want to say without changing how they say it.

60
Pitchfork

It's become more difficult to ascertain whether or not this is a record that exposes serious shortcomings that were there all along.

60
musicOMH

It’s an enjoyable album, but hamstrung by its punk need to act like it’s not giving a fuck.

60
No Ripcord

It features some of their strongest songs to date, but it's not enough to salvage the exhaustive, pouring reverberation.

DETAILS

April 26, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Merge / Label
Lo-Fi, Indie Rock / Genres
Tags
Track List
  1. It s a Culture 
  2. Ever Falling in Love 
  3. No Room to Live 
  4. Try Harder 
  5. California Roll 
  6. Ways to Go 
  7. New Vertical Dwellings 
  8. Downtown Eastern Bloc 
  9. More Rumours 
  10. Don t Go to Liverpool 
  11. Fuck Her Tears 
  12. Want to Exist 
  13. Somebody s Slave 
  14. No Good
Contributions By
royalflush, erik