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...Earth to the Dandy Warhols...

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Released  May 5, 2008
Length  69:15
Release date  5 May 2008
Label  PIAS Cooperative
Recorded  2008
Artist  The Dandy Warhols
Producer  Courtney Taylor-Taylor
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...Earth to the Dandy Warhols... (2008)  The Dandy Warhols Are Sound (2009)
Genres  Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie rock, Psychedelic rock, Neo-psychedelia
Similar  The Dandy Warhols albums, Rock music albums

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...Earth to the Dandy Warhols... is the sixth studio album by American alternative rock band The Dandy Warhols, recorded in 2008 and released on May 19, 2008 and is the first album released on their self-founded Beat the World Records label, after leaving Capitol Records in 2007.

Contents

The album continues in a similar electro-rock style to 2003's Welcome to the Monkey House, following the psychedelic guitar-rock of 2005's Odditorium or Warlords of Mars. One single, "Mission Control", was released from the album.

Musical style

The album continues in a similar electro-rock style to 2003's Welcome to the Monkey House, following the psychedelic rock of 2005's Odditorium or Warlords of Mars.

Release

...Earth to the Dandy Warhols... was released for download and streaming play on May 19, 2008, with the CD version of the album following on August 18. It is their first release on their self-founded Beat the World Records label, after leaving Capitol Records in 2007.

"Mission Control" was released as the sole single from the album on June 28. Music videos for all songs except "Wasp in the Lotus", "Love Song", "Beast of All Saints", "Valerie Yum" and "Musee du Nougat" were released.

Reception

The album received a generally negative response from critics. While Robert Christgau gave it a two-star rating, signifying an "Honorable Mention", and AllMusic called it "a giant leap in the right direction" after the "uneven" Odditorium or Warlords of Mars, The Guardian calling it "achingly dull".

Track listing

All tracks written by Courtney Taylor-Taylor, except where noted.

Personnel

The Dandy Warhols
  • Courtney Taylor-Taylor – vocals, guitar and mixing (on "The Legend of the Last of the Outlaw Truckers")
  • Peter Holmström – guitar
  • Zia McCabe – keyboards
  • Brent DeBoer – drums and backing vocals
  • Additional personnel
  • Greg Gordon – engineering and mixing
  • Jeremy Sherrer – engineering
  • Jacob Martin Portrait – mixing
  • Steve Marcusson – mastering
  • Songs

    1The World Come On4:42
    2Mission Control2:16
    3Welcome to the Third World5:50

    References

    ...Earth to the Dandy Warhols... Wikipedia


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