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The Air Force


Download links and information about The Air Force by Xiu Xiu. This album was released in 2006 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 39:34 minutes.

Artist: Xiu Xiu
Release date: 2006
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 14
Duration: 39:34
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No. Title Length
1. Buzz Saw 3:01
2. Boy Soprano 3:23
3. Hello from Eau Claire 2:54
4. Vulture Piano 3:23
5. PJ In the Streets 2:57
6. Bishop, CA 4:06
7. Saint Pedro Glue Stick 1:17
8. The Pineapple vs. the Watermelon 3:28
9. Save Me Save Me 2:39
10. The Fox & the Rabbit 3:12
11. Wig Master 4:17
12. Bonus Track 1:27
13. Feeding the Raging Heart 2:17
14. Bonus Track 1:13



There are reasons that Jamie Stewart, the singer-songwriter behind Xiu Xiu who has toured and performed with Devendra Banhart, has only marginally been included in all of those articles about weirdo folk, beardcore and the allegedly "new weird America." He's too weird, not to mention too interested in electronic music, and too emotionally invested in what he does. Few singers can make you as worried for their emotional well-being quite like he can; after listening to one of his albums, it's tempting to send a note to the dude, asking, "Are you alright, man?" Stewart's voice wavers atop the somber, jarring keyboards and off-beat drum sounds on The Air Force, and it's the sound of a man losing his, um, stuff. These are, of course, all wonderful things: having not been included in the chosen musical movement of the day, he has far less chance of being outdated and reacted against later. And especially during a time of war, it's awesome to hear such histrionics, especially when they're as eloquent, and as strangely erotic, as Stewart's.