The Airborne Toxic Event Airborne Toxic Event - Deluxe [import]

Airborne Toxic Event - Deluxe [import]
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CD Details

  • Released: July 14, 2009
  • Label: 101 DISTRIBUTION

Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - p.59
"[The album is] enthralled with guitar noise....It's also sewn through with an endearing passion that screams of potential."
CMJ
"They mix soaring string sections, but add a punch of jangly guitars....Lead singer Mikel Jollett's rumbling baritone colors these buoyant melodies with a tinge of sorrow..."
Q (Magazine) - p.93
4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] opener 'Wishing Well,' the lustful 'Gasoline' and 'Something New''s confused relationship tracing a historical line from The Strokes to The Killers..."
Blender (Magazine) - p.80
3 stars out of 5 -- "On 'Innocence,' a gorgeous viola intro gives way to ecstatic new-wave-ish keyboards, and the rousing 'Sometime Around Midnight' makes late-night pining sound positively heroic."
Clash (magazine) (p.101) - "A tragic record of turmoil set to towering pop blasts; an emotive hurricane is upon us."

Tracks:

  • 1.Wishing Well - 03:57
  • 2.Papillon - 03:18
  • 3.Gasoline - 03:21
  • 4.Happiness Is Overrated - 03:12
  • 5.Does This Mean You're Moving On? - 02:14
  • 6.This Is Nowhere - 02:50
  • 7.Sometime Around Midnight - 05:04
  • 8.Something New - 03:07
  • 9.Missy - 03:40
  • 10.Innocence - 06:48
  • 11.The Winning Side - 04:14
  • 12.This Losing - 03:36
  • 13.The Girls In Their Summer Dresses - 03:19
  • 14.Wishing Well - Acoustic Video - 04:17
  • 15.Papillon - Video Acoustic Version - 03:26
  • 16.Gasoline - Acoustic Video - 03:35
  • 17.Happiness Is Overrated - Acoustic Video - 03:19
  • 18.Does This Mean You're Moving On? - Video Acoustic Version -
  • 19.This Is Nowhere - Video Acoustic Version - 02:46
  • 20.Sometime Around Midnight - Acoustic Video - 05:20
  • 21.Something New - Acoustic Video - 03:05
  • 22.Missy - Acoustic Video - 03:36
  • 23.Innocence - Video Acoustic Version - 08:23

Product Description:

After building a substantial following in their native Los Angeles and creating a buzz on the Internet, indie rockers the Airborne Toxic Event signed to Majordomo records to release their self-titled debut. THE AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT showcases the quintet's energetic sound which draws equally from the biting passion of the Clash and the expansive, anthemic feeling of the Arcade Fire. The music rocks hard, but it's also augmented by strings and keys, creating a distinctive sound that's at once fresh and familiar. "Gasoline," "Happiness is Overrated," and "Sometime Around Midnight" are highlights of this overall impressive debut.

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  • UPC: 602527103143
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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