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Devotion
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Beach House

Devotion by Beach House

Beach House - Devotion
CRITIC SCORE
76
Based on 11 reviews
2008 Rank: #143 / 463
USER SCORE
82
Based on
33 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

85
Pitchfork

Baltimore is as musically diverse as anywhere else, but in 2008, indie rockers associate the city with colorful, energetic music, from the expatriated Animal Collective to Dan Deacon's Wham City crew. The music of Beach House, the Baltimore-based duo of multi-instrumentalist Alex Scally and vocalist/organist Victoria Legrand, is a shadow narrative running parallel to this trend: Their delicate, lovelorn pop comes in the form of deathly waltzes and dark pastoral dirge

s on which Legrand sings about desire, loss, and dreams as if telling a ghost story, splitting the difference between lovely and creepy.

User Reviews
96
slow and deliberate Indie tunes, every song is a winner, fantastic album of pure quality

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DETAILS

RELEASED: February 26, 2008
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Carpark
GENRE: Dream Pop
WEBSITE: www.beachhousebaltimore.com
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END OF YEAR LISTS
# 30 - A.V. Club
# 27 - No Ripcord
# 46 - Pitchfork
Track List
  1. Wedding Bell
  2. You Came to Me
  3. Gila
  4. Turtle Island
  5. Holy Dances
  6. All the Years
  7. Heart of Chambers
  8. Some Things Last a Long Time
  9. Astronaut
  10. D.A.R.L.I.N.G.
  11. Home Again
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