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Blue Songs (album)

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Length  57:02
Release date  28 January 2011
Artist  Hercules and Love Affair
Label  Moshi Moshi Records
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Released  January 28, 2011 (2011-01-28)
Recorded  2009–10; Feedback Studio (Vienna) Lofish Studio, Midnight Sun (New York City) Room 5 Recording (San Francisco) E Studios (Berlin)
Producer  Andrew Butler Mark Pistel Patrick Pulsinger
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Genres  House music, Disco, Nu-disco, Electronica
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Blue Songs is the second studio album by American electronic music band Hercules and Love Affair, released on January 28, 2011 by Moshi Moshi Records. The album features guest appearances from Bloc Party's Kele Okereke on the song "Step Up," and also includes vocal contributions from Kim Ann Foxman, Aerea Negrot and Shaun Wright. The song "It's Alright" is a cover of the Pet Shop Boys' 1988 song of the same name, originally recorded and released by Sterling Void and Paris Brightledge in 1987.

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Critical reception

Blue Songs received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 68, based on 28 reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews". Barry Walters of Spin wrote that "Blue Songs' prevailing mood is deep indigo, not ultraviolet, yet that darkness heightens and complicates. By shunning regulation house fierceness, Butler and crew offer gentle nocturnal sacrament."

Personnel

Credits adapted from the liner notes of Blue Songs.

Hercules and Love Affair
  • Andrew Butler – production
  • Kim Ann Foxman – performer, musician
  • Aérea Negrot – performer, musician
  • Mark Pistel – additional production, co-production, mixing (track 8); performer, musician
  • Shaun J. Wright – performer, musician
  • Additional personnel

    Songs

    1Painted Eyes6:02
    2My House4:52
    3Answers Come In Dreams5:23

    References

    Blue Songs (album) Wikipedia


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