Summer Sun

Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2003 Ratings: #153 / 291
User Score
Based on 53 ratings
2003 Ratings: #72
Liked by 1 person
April 8, 2003 / Release Date
LP / Format
Matador / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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Summer Sun, like its album cover might suggest, hardly sounds "summery"; there is nothing bright or chipper about this LP, even if that's what YLT intended. Tracks like "Beach Party Tonight" sound more like solitary, moody washouts, where melody becomes totally subordinated to tone. Indeed, I've heard critics call "And Then Nothing..." YLT's "tone poem", but that actually applies even more aptly here, lending Summer Sun a focus that makes its ... read more
Fav album perhaps for my whole life. this album seals so many memories of mine.
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Track List

  1. Beach Party Tonight
  2. Little Eyes
  3. Nothing But You and Me
  4. Season of the Shark
  5. Today Is the Day
  6. Tiny Birds
  7. How to Make a Baby Elephant Float
  8. Georgia vs. Yo La Tengo
  9. Don't Have to Be So Sad
  10. Winter a-Go-Go
  11. Moonrock Mambo
  12. Let's Be Still
  13. Take Care
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