Couples - The Long Blondes
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  1. Century
  2. Guilt
  3. The Couples
  4. I Liked the Boys
  5. Here Comes the Serious Bit
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  1. Century
  2. Guilt
  3. The Couples
  4. I Liked the Boys
  5. Here Comes the Serious Bit
  6. Round the Hairpin
  7. Too Clever by Half
  8. Erin O'Connor
  9. Nostalgia
  10. I'm Going to Hell
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The Long Blondes' second album, Couples, avoids the clichéd sophomore slump by taking some chances and leaving behind the joyous clatter and clutter of their debut for a more emotionally powerful, sonically adventurous approach. With producer Erol Alkan behind the boards, the group removes the punk from its post-punk sound and adds more post. That is, more icy detachment, more space and careful arrangement of instruments, and more of an eye to the disco-punk dancefloor. Where the songs on Someone to Drive You Home were ...

Couples 2008, Rough Trade

UPC: 883870046411

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