Chairlift - Does You Inspire You Colored Vinyl 2LP
Chairlift Does You Inspire You Colored Vinyl 2LP
Chairlift formed in Boulder, CO in early 2006 to make live music for haunted houses. Frequenting the Broker Inn on the edge of town for empty late-night jazz shows, Caroline Polachek, Aaron Pfenning and Patrick Wimberly were mystified by the 1980′s faux-gothic architecture, oak-cabinet aquariums, vacant dancefloors, fake trees, crystal chandeliers and dark velveteen booths. The Inn provided them with the ideal setting for a new breed of pop: a place where subtle clashes blossomed into uncanny pleasures.
Relocating to Brooklyn, NY in the summer of 2006, the trio continued on to develop a hypnotic yet tongue-in-cheek style, playing shows around Brooklyn and the Lower East Side with a thriving society of experimental pop magicians including MGMT, Yeasayer, Suckers, and Mixel Pixel.
2008's Does You Inspire You is the band's debut full-length and follow-up to their Evident Utensil single from 2007. The album features 11 tracks ranging from synth-pop to electro-folk. Surprisingly, a French website said it best, when they claimed Chairlift is “just as at home in a David Lynch film as in the aisles of a supermarket.” You can’t find it in either yet, but here’s hoping.
Chairlift Does You Inspire You Track Listing:
2. Planet Health
3. Earwig Town
5. Somewhere Around Here
6. Evident Utensil
8. Make Your Mind Up
9. Don’t Give A Damn
10. Chameleon Closet
11. Ceiling Wax
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