Black Lips Arabia Mountain

Rolling Stone: 3 stars out of 5 -- "Ronson helped the Lips brighten up their sound while keeping it authentically creepy....It freaks you out, but in the best possible way."
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item number:  A3DX
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CD Details

  • Released: June 7, 2011
  • Originally Released: 2011
  • Label: Vice Records

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - p.88
3 stars out of 5 -- "Ronson helped the Lips brighten up their sound while keeping it authentically creepy....It freaks you out, but in the best possible way."
Spin - p.96
"Frayed-nerve vocalists Jared Swilley and Cole Alexander show new composure...the band's songwriting skills are plain as day."
Uncut - p.79
4 stars out of 5 -- "Their sixth sees Mark Ronson step in as producer....He's given this tough, roughly energetic band focus and finesse."
CMJ
"The band's chaos and fuzzy guitar sound are still there, but they are controlled; when they're finally unleashed, the change in presence is suddenly incredible appreciated."
Mojo (Publisher) - p.106
4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's nigh on impossible not to love the Theremin-laden rush of 'Bone Marrow' or the swinging, raucous punk of 'Family Tree'. Wild abandon never sounded so inviting."
Paste (magazine) - "[T]he record punches through with hook after hook of infectious punk rock....ARABIA MOUNTAIN not only emerges as the Lips' best-sounding record, but arguably their finest album to date."

Tracks:

  • 1.Family Tree
  • 2.Modern Art
  • 3.Spidey's Curse
  • 4.Mad Dog
  • 5.Mr. Driver
  • 6.Bicentennial Man
  • 7.Go Out and Get It
  • 8.Raw Meat
  • 9.Bone Marrow
  • 10.The Lie
  • 11.Time
  • 12.Dumpster Dive
  • 13.New Direction
  • 14.Noc-a-Homa
  • 15.Don't Mess Up My Baby
  • 16.You Keep On Running

Product Description:

Photographer: Zach Wolfe.
Atlanta garage punks Black Lips return with their sixth album, Arabia Mountain. Produced by Mark Ronson and Deerhunter's Lockett Pundt, the album marks the band's first album with an outside producer.

Product Info

  • UPC: 883888002621
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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