LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
NME.COM feature on LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.
Release date: 17 May 2010
He’s set the bar high, but if this is to be James Murphy’s swansong, it’s a brave and powerful way to bow out
LCD Soundsystem kicked off the last decade by making the mother of all rods for their own back. The band’s 2002 debut 12-inch ‘Losing My Edge’ can now arguably be called the best single of the noughties. A chromium-plated rave/rock monster, it celebrated the final breakdown between rave, punk and indie and emergent iPod culture. With a fucking killer beat. It was a meditation on the...
- May 13, 2010
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- Dance Yrself Clean
- Drunk Girls
- One Touch
- All I Want
- I Can Change
- You Wanted A Hit
- Pow Pow
- Somebody's Calling Me
LCD Soundsystem, The National, MGMT
- Mar 25, 2010
- Apr 28, 2008
'He’s the grizzled perfectionist behind one of 2007’s finest albums...'
- Dec 11, 2007
James Murphy's band go up against Axl Rose on the bill
James Murphy headlines NME/Radio 1 Stage in his wellies
James Murphy admits that 'This Is Happening' might not be their last LP
LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening: Wikipedia Album Entry
The third LCD Soundsystem album to be released May 17th/18th via DFA records. 'Drunk Girls' is the first single to be released from the album.
According to Songfacts, This Is Happening was named the top album of 2010 by the Rhapsody music service. "LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy is a consummate student of pop music, and the perfectly executed This Is Happening synthesizes '70s art rock, early '80s avant disco and '90s post-punk without sounding like self-conscious post-modern pastiche, which is no small achievement," observed Rhapsody CEO Sam Chennault.
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