Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion album FLAC
How the hell did Merriweather Post Pavilion– an album closer in spirit to the sub-aquatic psychedelia of 2005’s Feels and Panda Bear’s 2007 solo Person Pitch than its predecessor– wind up in the Billboard Top 20 and outsell both the Arctic Monkeys and Franz Ferdinand’s most recent albums in North America? That mystery is ultimately the most wonderful thing about the album
Merriweather Post Pavilion, their latest full-length, has been anticipated to an almost ridiculous degree, with blogs and message boards lighting up with each scrap of new information or word of a possible leak. No one who's been looking forward to it should be disappointed. Everything that's defined the band to this point- all those strands winding through their hugely diverse catalog- is refined and amplified here. Since their inception, Animal Collective have wandered the territorial edges of music, scoping out where boundaries had been erected and looking beyond them. Although it will be tagged as Animal Collective's "pop" album, Merriweather Post Pavilion remains drenched in their idiosyncratic sound, a record that no one else could have made. The album is named for a Maryland venue that last year played host to Santana, Sheryl Crow, and John Mayer, but its songs won't be heard on the radio, and besides, Animal Collective's . requires them to exist outside of rigid formats
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Merriweather Post Pavilion is the eighth studio album by American experimental pop group Animal Collective, released in January 2009 on Domino Records. It peaked at No. 16 on the Billboard 200 and No. 2 on the US Top Independent Albums charts. It spawned the singles "My Girls" (named the Best Song of 2009 by Pitchfork and Slant Magazine), "Summertime Clothes", and "Brother Sport" . Merriweather Post Pavilion is the eighth studio album by American experimental pop group Animal Collective, released in January 2009 on Domino Records.
Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). They were already declaring the race for best album of 2009 over 20 days in to the new year and some even went so far as to declare Merriweather Post Pavilion the best album of the decade. One thing is clear, if 2008 lacked a clearly defined critical darling, 2009 already has one with this album. MPP is sort of a refinement of the direction Animal Collective took with Strawberry Jam. Strawberry Jam may have been their first major stab at pop songwriting, and it felt like.
Merriweather Post Pavilion was anticipated with an almost unnatural fervor in the months after its release was announced. Animal Collective owe much of this popularity to the indie/experimental rock community, specifically on the internet in message boards and fansites, who hold them in high esteem. They've gained that recognition through a constant flow of solid albums, each of which has expanded on one of the most unique sounds in experimental music . The surprise of finishing a listen to an album totally devoid of filler is especially pleasant knowing it was made by a group known for their tangential psych romps. What's even better is realizing that Animal Collective has succeeded in creating an album that simultaneously appeals to a wide audience and keeps its feet sturdily in the experimental realm.
Animal Collective have brought the celestial down to earth with each record, but they've never sounded simultaneously otherworldly and approachable quite like they do on Merriweather Post Pavilion. Their eighth studio LP, it finds them at their best - straining farther away from conventional song structure and accompaniment, even while doubling back to reach lyrical themes and modes of singing at their most basic or child-like
On Strawberry Jam, Animal Collective infused pop songwriting with a mercurial electronic spirit; on 2009’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, they find beauty in chaos-and vice versa. My Girls arrays dizzying, Beach Boys–inspired vocal harmonies over synths that explode like fireworks; Summertime Clothes starts like a battle hymn for a kazoo army and turns into a bubbling fountain of pure joy. And on the closing Brother Sport, Brazilian samba rhythms and AM-radio frequencies put a globe-trotting spin on the group’s restless sound. Merriweather Post Pavilion Animal Collective. On Strawberry Jam, Animal Collective infused pop songwriting with a mercurial electronic spirit; on 2009’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, they find beauty in chaos-and vice versa.
commercially successful album, Merriweather Post Pavilion Contents. 1 Origins and early influences. 2 Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished. 3 Danse Manatee, Campfire Songs, and Here Comes the Indian. In October 2005, Animal Collective released their sixth studio album, Feels, recorded in Seattle with Climax Golden Twins' Scott Colburn, known for his work with the Sun City Girls. Following the release of Feels, Animal Collective mounted their most extensive tour, which lasted into the Fall of 2006 and saw them visit Australia and New Zealand for the first time in addition to many European festivals and North American dates, including a headline set in the Carling Tent at the Reading and Leeds festival. In the summer of 2006, Dibb's
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|1-1||In The Flowers||5:22|
|1-9||Lion In A Coma
Written By – Animal Collective/Lathozi Mpahleni Manquin MadosiniWritten-By – Lathozi Mpahleni Manquin Madosini*
|1-10||No More Runnin||4:23|
|1-12||Summertime Clothes (Live)|
|2-1||Live @ Liquidroom 2008.3.18|
- Artwork [Cover Image Pattern] – Akiyoshi Kitaoka
- Artwork [Interior Image "devil's Eye Spring"] – David Doubilet
- Written-By – Animal Collective
NotesJaw harp sample in "Lion In A Coma" is taken from the recording "Yitileni" by Madosini, the mother of traditional African tales and legends, from the album "Power To The Women", courtesy of Melt 2000, South Africa.
(P)+(C) 2009 Domino Recording Co. Ltd. Made in the USA.
The CD comes in a cruciform fold out, deluxe cardboard package, which in turn contains a doubled gatefold cardstock cd holder. Included with this Japanese edition are a sticker, a Japanese-language insert, obi, and bonus cd, which does not have its own sleeve and simply sits within the foldout sleeve.
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