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You & Me

The Walkmen - You & Me
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Based on 19 reviews
2008 Ratings: #61 / 735
Year End Rank: #21
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Based on 49 ratings
2008 Ratings: #47
August 19, 2008 / Release Date
LP / Format
Gigantic Records / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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On both record and onstage, the Walkmen have always reached for the rafters-- often at the risk falling on their collective faces or completely overshadowing their moodier material. In the light of their previous powerful singles and go-for-broke performances, the New York band's latest album, You & Me, might seem like a step down. However, it's the first that fully commits to their seductive, eminently soused-sounding late night sulk. If there are people who still

consider the Walkmen a singles act-- granted, that will happen when you write a couple of the best rock singles of the decade-- You & Me might finally convince them otherwise.

Tom Simmons
Fav Tracks: Donde Esta La Playa, Canadian Girl, In The New Year, On The Water, Seven Years Of Holidays (For Stretch)
In my opinion, New Country is one of the only songs that can match the emotional strength in some of Dylan's songs about traveling, and love/life on the road. The sense of that patient submission you get when on the road for weeks and weeks, half asleep, mind still fully active though. The heartache of being away from everyone, and the emotional distance you feel from the entire world you left when you walked out the door, all this plays crystal clear through every guitar strum, and every word ... read more
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Track List

  1. Dónde está la playa
  2. Flamingos (for Colbert)
  3. On the Water
  4. In the New Year
  5. Seven Years of Holidays (for Stretch)
  6. Postcards from Tiny Islands
  7. Red Moon
  8. Canadian Girl
  9. Four Provinces
  10. Long Time Ahead of Us
  11. The Blue Route
  12. New Country
  13. I Lost You
  14. If Only It Were True
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