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The Runners Four

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Download links and information about The Runners Four by Deerhoof. This album was released in 2005 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 56:01 minutes.

Artist: Deerhoof
Release date: 2005
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 20
Duration: 56:01
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Chatterboxes 2:32
2. Twin Killers 2:16
3. Running Thoughts 3:44
4. Vivid Cheek Love Song 2:14
5. O'Malley, Former Underdog 2:16
6. Odyssey 2:55
7. Wrong Time Capsule 2:52
8. Spirit Ditties of No Tone 4:07
9. Scream Team 2:40
10. You Can See 3:20
11. Midnight Bicycle Mystery 1:59
12. After Me the Deluge 3:59
13. Siriustar 4:37
14. Lemon and Little Lemon 2:04
15. Lightning Rod, Run 2:15
16. Bone-Dry 2:15
17. News from a Bird 1:23
18. Spy On You 2:12
19. You're Our Two 2:24
20. Rrrrrrright 3:57

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Deerhoof’s name is well chosen — something cute with the power to kick you in the head. On The Runners Four, their eighth album, the quartet again offers complex song structures, but in the context of a quieter music that, with bassist Satumi Matsuzaki doing most of the lead vocals, suggests a Velvet Underground album with Maureen Tucker (or Blossom Dearie) singing. The sound could be called avant-pop, but the emphasis is often on the first half of that formulation. Additionally, Matsuzaki is a charming love/hate presence cooing lyrics like “Melody. Griffins sing a song of liberty/Ga ga. Ga ga,” but she’s hardly the only reason Deerhoof might not be the next favorite of the O.C.’s music supervisors. There’s also the abstract, wordless “News From a Bird,” for instance, and the noise blast of “Rrrrrrrright” (the “ga ga” song). For adventurous and sympathetic ears, though, this is a very rewarding listen.