3:58 Listen Now $0.99 2. Eddie's Agga Lyrics: 7. Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is the sixth studio album by American rock band Spoon. [32], (written by Britt Daniel, Jim Eno, Eric Harvey, Eddie Robert), Robert Christgau, David Fricke, Christian Hoard, Rob Sheffield (December 17, 2007), "T.I. Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is an album that flows seamlessly from brighter songs to more downbeat introspective tracks, revealing the many fractured sides of a highly underestimated, versatile group. Hey Ruth, I'm not sure, i hear the album comes with the lyrics, but I've got a promo copy without lyrics. "[8] Giving it a "Best New Music" designation, Eric Harvey of Pitchfork called the album a "wonderfully singular indie rock record".[13]. 10 Jul 2007. The Ghost of You Lingers. Play Don't Make Me A Target. [3] This led them to record it three different ways, including a "space rock" version found on the bonus disc and heard distantly at the end of the album arrangement. [citation needed], Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga was released to highly positive reviews from music critics. The vinyl version has no run-out groove on side two. [4] Its cover art comes from a portrait of the artist and sculptor Lee Bontecou, taken by the Italian photographer Ugo Mulas in 1963. [2] It was supported by two singles; "The Underdog" and "Don't You Evah". Pre-orders for the vinyl release of Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga included a 7" vinyl single with a demo version of "The Underdog". Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, an album by Spoon on Spotify. You Got Yr Cherry Bomb Lyrics: 10. Fan #1: Yeah, that’s a good one. Led by diabolically talented singer-songwriter Britt Daniel and his creative partner Jim Eno (drums), the band made a splash on respected Matador Records before moving to industry powerhouse Elektra, which didn't work out for them. Fan #2: I don’t know, I guess I like Gimme Fiction the best. Early buyers of the album also received a free 7" containing a demo of "The Underdog", and the B-side "It Took a Rumor to Make Me Wonder, Now I'm Convinced I'm Going Under", which had previously appeared on the UK edition of the "Sister Jack" single. It’s sarcastic and cheeky, but often soulful and substantive. [6], An iTunes-exclusive bonus track, "Deep Clean", was packaged with Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga. A limited edition copy of the album was released along with a bonus disc entitled Get Nice! I wish I could listen to transference again for the first time. Instead, it ends on a continuous loop of music that appears after the end of the song "Black Like Me". Genres: Indie Rock. cokemachineglow rated it the best album of 2007. The album debuted at number 10 on the U.S. All tracks are written by Britt Daniel, except where noted. In week 2, it fell to #35 with 19,000, then #55 with 12,000 on August 1, 2007. All songs produced by Britt Daniel, Jim Eno and Mike McCarthy, and engineered by Jim Eno and Mike McCarthy, except "The Underdog", produced by Jon Brion and Spoon, and engineered by Greg Koller. 3:35 Listen Now $0.99 3. Start Station. [22] Delusions of Adequacy rated it the 2nd best album of 2007 and the 43rd best of the decade. It also includes many previously unreleased instrumental tracks.[26]. It was released on May 10, 2007 on Merge Records. Genres: Indie Rock. [23] Treble ranked it the 3rd best album of 2007[24] and the 31st best of the decade. Share. MRG295; CD). This is especially impressive considering that on this album, Spoon works with their widest array of sounds yet. That said Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (or Ga… as we’ll know it from now on) is hardly an album that revels in pastiche or parody, these songs are more than capable of standing on their own. The shift in power toward independent alt-rock labels is highlighted by the 2005 success of Austin's Spoon. Don't Make Me a Target. [3] As the intro continued, Daniel began singing along with the guitar line, which can also be heard on the final mix.[3]. Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is such a perfectly fat-free record that picking stand-outs is almost impossible, especially since Spoon thrive on making records that open up a little more with each listen, but You Got Yr Cherry Bomb's joyous Motown stomp is a current favourite. All pounding pianos and fleeting, fragmented verses, the song initially feels like it's all buildup and no release, but this insistent yet incomplete feeling is what makes it haunting and brilliant: its circling thoughts and echoes upon echoes feel like you're chasing the song -- or its subject -- to no avail. "Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga" is the first Spoon album to ever blow me away throughout the entire album. It was supported by two singles; "The Underdog" and "Don't You Evah Eddie’s Ragga Lyrics: 8. It received critical acclaim and appeared on several year-end album lists. [25] Q and Glide also ranked it the 66th and 28th best albums of the decade respectively. [4] The band changed the song's title, but decided to adopt the name "Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga" as the album title, with Britt Daniel calling it a "great little Dadaist term". The production is fantastic, the writing is some of the sharpest I've heard from Britt Daniel and the raw instrumentation is wonderful. Up until now, every Spoon album has felt tonally unified, but Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is more scattershot, as though Daniel weren't sure whether he wanted to make his big pop push, keep pursuing rhythmic deconstruction to its logical end, or just give up entirely and make A Series Of Sneaks again. The only song that misses the mark on 'Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga' is "Black Like Me". Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Album by Spoon 10 songs - 2007. SPOON 'Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga' Lyrics ... "I wish they'd play my songs on Clear Channel in the Midwest." 1. Other than that, this was definitely the best album of the year. Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is an album that flows seamlessly from brighter songs to more downbeat introspective tracks, revealing the many fractured sides of a highly underestimated, versatile group. Replies. Released 10 July 2007 on Merge (catalog no. Don't Make Me A Target. The first pressing of the Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga CD release included the bonus EP Get Nice!, which contains alternative versions of "I Summon You" (from the previous album Gimme Fiction) and "You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb". Stream Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (2017 Remaster) by Spoon and tens of millions of other songs on all your devices with Amazon Music Unlimited. SPOON [Photo: Autumn de Wilde] Austin band's sixth LP is its most groove-oriented effort since 2001's Girls … 2007 Preview Editors' Notes How exactly does Spoon do it? [7] At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 84 based on 33 reviews, indicating "universal acclaim". McCarthy would make comments to Daniel over the talkback microphone at the studio desk as Daniel was singing, and Daniel and Eno considered McCarthy's comments to be ridiculous. Don't You Evah Lyrics: 5. 1. Spoon: Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Zeth Lundy. The album appeared on several year-end and decade-end lists released by music publications. It was first released on July 7, 2007, through Merge Records and Anti-. [21] The album was at #10 on Rolling Stone's list of the Top 50 Albums of 2007. "Don't Make Me a Target" was originally written by Daniel while Spoon was producing its previous album, Gimme Fiction. Even if "The Ghost of You Lingers" almost perversely avoids hooks, "You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb"'s homage to blue-eyed soul delivers them in abundance. I Summon You (Cool) Lyrics: 3. [5] The completed sculpture on the right is now in the collection of the Honolulu Museum of Art. Don't Make Me A Target Lyrics: 2. We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. With Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga, Spoon have once again found a gray area between the poles of pop accessibility and untested studio theorizing, modifying a formula that has grown to … At the beginning of "Don't You Evah", Daniel can be heard repeatedly asking "Jim, can you record the talkback?". The B-side of the single is "It Took A Rumor To Make Me Wonder, Now I'm Convinced I'm Going Under" a song which has been previously released under the name "It Took A Rumor To Make Me Wonder Now I'm Afraid I'm Going Under" on the UK release of "Sister Jack". The intriguingly titled Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is Spoon’s sixth record and sees them distil everything that has preceded it into a perfectly formed 10 song, 36 minute record. Featured peformers: Britt Daniel (vocals, design), Jim Eno (drums), Eric Harvey (piano, keyboards), Rob Pope (bass), Eggo Johanson (tambourine), Matthew Colecchi (assistant engineer), Todd Brodie (assistant … Billboard 200 and at number 1 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums, selling 46,000 copies in its first week. Jon Brion pops up bass, chamberlain, and production duties on "The Underdog," one of Spoon's bounciest, brassiest nods to classic pop in a long time, and a perfect contrast to the exotic, spooky minimalism of "My Little Japanese Cigarette Case"'s shivery kotos and Spanish guitars. Rated #57 in the best albums of 2007, and #5196 of all-time album.. MRG295; CD). (Their latest release, the oddly titled Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is out this week.) Premature Evaluation: Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Premature Evaluation May 18, 2007 7:00 PM By Stereogum Everyone has an opinion on Spoon?s black ‘n’ blue-eyed soul these days. Billboard 200 and at number 1 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums, selling 46,000 copies in its first week. Spoon further cement their reputation as ‘merchants of soul’ on Ga with tracks like the Motown-inspired “You Got Yr Cherry Bomb” and the Jon Brion produced “The Underdog.” The latter is the first single, a vibrant blast of horns propelling its “The Boys Are Back in Town”-like rhythm. Interesting details decorate the margins of these songs, whether it's the studio chatter that revs up "Don't You Evah" or the fascinatingly fragmented lyrics of "Eddie's Ragga" ("there ain't no getting over Joanie Hale-Maier"). The band is currently the most blogged artist in the world and in the US the record has already pre-sold over 125,000 copies - it looks like the they will follow their indie contemporaries such as Arcade Fire, Modest Mouse and The Shins with a US TOP 10 debut. Don't Make A Target Lyrics: 11. 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