TV on the Radio - Dear Science

NME.COM feature on TV on the Radio - Dear Science album including album review, artwork, tracks, listen now, tour dates, discography and more.

Album Review

Release date: 16 September 2008

TV on the Radio - Dear Science

TV On The Radio

Dear Science

For someone who has achieved so much – producing Scarlett Johansson, collaborating with David Bowie and standing proud at the top of NME’s Future 50 – it’s strange how there remains something of the underachiever to David Sitek. Blame TV On The Radio. It was TVOTR’s glorious 2003 EP ‘Young Liars’, made in vocalist Tunde Adebimpe’s Brooklyn loft, that brought Sitek to national...

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  • Sep 17, 2008

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TV on the Radio News

Dave Sitek offers to provide music for next James Bond film

Dave Sitek offers to provide music for next James Bond film

TV on The Radio producer also urges producers to cast Idris Elba in lead role

TV On The Radio unveil new track 'Mercy' – listen

TV On The Radio unveil new track 'Mercy' – listen

The band previously premiered the track live at their curated edition of ATP

TV On The Radio debut new song 'Mercy' - watch

TV On The Radio debut new song 'Mercy' - watch

Song premiered during last weekend's ATP Festival...

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TV on the Radio - Dear Science: Wikipedia Album Entry

Dear Science (often referred to as Dear Science,) is the fourth studio album from New York based band TV on the Radio. It was released via Interscope Records in the US, and licenced through 4AD in Europe and all remaining territories. Despite the marketed release date of September 23, the album was released to the American iTunes Store for download on September 16. The album is also available as a vinyl LP with a free mp3 download coupon.

Critical response:
Dear Science was named the best album of 2008 by Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Spin Magazine, Consequence of Sound, MTV, Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork Media's readers poll, and was ranked 7th in Q Magazine's list of the 50 best albums of 2008, where it was described as "art rock with a human face". Wireless Bollinger, Uncut and the NME placed it at #2 in their top albums of 2008. John Earls placed it at #4 on Planet Sound's top 50 albums of 2008.

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