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Know Better Learn Faster


Download links and information about Know Better Learn Faster by Thao. This album was released in 2009 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 37:23 minutes.

Artist: Thao
Release date: 2009
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 13
Duration: 37:23
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No. Title Length
1. The Clap 0:33
2. Cool Yourself 2:34
3. When We Swam 2:58
4. Know Better Learn Faster 3:49
5. Body 3:12
6. The Give 3:43
7. Good Bye Good Luck 2:22
8. Trouble Was For 2:47
9. Oh. No. 2:46
10. Fixed It! 2:57
11. Burn You Up 2:28
12. But What of the Strangers 3:37
13. Easy 3:37



San Francisco’s Thao Nguyen is one of those singers who can get two or three syllables from words like “have,” without sounding like a Nashville wannabe or a kid with hiccups. As on last year’s We Brave Bee Stings And All , her style is spirited and robust, and even the gentler, breezy tracks, like “The Give” and “Oh No,” are hardier than most. Songs ache with longing, love and lust, and when she sings, “bring your hips to me,” “I think I could burn you up,” or “I disarm you in the morning,” her straightforwardness is downright sexy. Thao and her two bandmates (on bass and drums) adorn the intimate moments with shy strings, pedal steel guitar and spare arrangements, while her more exuberant expressions swing and cha-cha with guitars, keyboards, horns and hand percussion. (“I don’t get to leave, ‘cause you left first,” she trills on “Easy,” while layers of chirping vocals and a bouncing rhythm section skip along.) The whole set is superb. Thao’s recording with the Portland Cello Project (The Portland Cello Project: The Thao and Justin Power Sessions) is well worth seeking out as well.