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Conditions

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Download links and information about Conditions by The Temper Trap. This album was released in 2009 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 41:21 minutes.

Artist: The Temper Trap
Release date: 2009
Genre: Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 10
Duration: 41:21
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Love Lost 3:32
2. Sweet Disposition 3:50
3. Fader 3:03
4. Rest 3:40
5. Down River 3:43
6. Soldier On 5:54
7. Fools 4:32
8. Resurrection 5:30
9. Science of Fear 4:17
10. Drum Song 3:20

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The Smiths punctuated the tone on the soundtrack to 2009’s (500) Days of Summer, but The Temper Trap’s “Sweet Disposition” proved to be the most salient song with Dougie Mandagi’s elongated androgynous inflections and the band recalling Joshua Tree-era U2. This Melbourne quartet's debut album pulses with the Britpop cool of Coldplay on songs like “Love Lost,” a mini-epic of an opener where guitars rhythmically throb to approximate heart palpations — though here Mandagi’s versatile voice bends up, as he croons soulfully similar to Mick Hucknall of Simply Red. The following “Fader” treads a similar path with a more driving beat that begs to be danced to. And the darker, starker hues of “Fools” seem to come from a place inspired by the melodic complexities of Radiohead’s better moments on In Rainbows. Conditions doesn’t have a British sound by accident. London producer Jim Abbiss (Arctic Monkeys, UNKLE, Adele) gave his Midas touch to an approach that was already anglophilic, save for “Science Of Fear,” an anthemic standout that features drum programming by DJ Shadow.