ALBUM OF THE WEEK

Times New Viking
Dancer Equired
Merge
Released: 04.26.11
CD/LP w/download





People can debate all they want about Times New Viking (slightly) cleaning up their sound on their Merge debut, but that's wasted talk. Instead, let's talk about how this is the most fun record they've made in their short, but plentiful, career. It's still a collection of sloppy pop songs, teetering on collapse, that'll have you jumping up and down!

Recommended If You Like:
YLT, GBV, TNV!

Looks Like:

confetti.

Feels Like:
a block party.

Smells Like:
a pair of jeans that are a couple uses past needing a washing.

Listen to When?:
All summer long!

Vinyl the Cat says:
I might actually drop some lbs if I keep jumping around to this record.

Times New Viking - Don't Go To Liverpool
Times New Viking - Fuck Her Tears

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