Classics

August 22, 2006 | Format: MP3

$9.49
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Product Details

  • Original Release Date: August 22, 2006
  • Label: XL
  • Copyright: 2006 XL Recordings Ltd
  • Total Length: 42:30
  • Genres:
  • ASIN: B000S58YRI
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #12,388 Paid in Albums (See Top 100 Paid in Albums)

Customer Reviews

I listened to this album several times a day for about a week and loved it.
SemioticLabyrinth
Can't really spend a whole lot of time reviewing this album, but it's beyond genre, much like Ratatat seems to be as a whole I'll try to label them in a minute.
Christopher Majewski
I love this album, the beats are smooth and the tracks flow nicely from one to another.
Drew

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

19 of 23 people found the following review helpful By Logan Seguin on September 11, 2006
Format: Audio CD
Ratatat's second album Classics, is full of energy, but mostly great instrumentation. The music is yet again all synthesizers, drum machines, guitar and bass. But this time it seems that the duo has grow up a little, with a much more mature follow up to the very good self titled album. This album has a lot more substance to it, and is faster as a whole. I got to see them on their Classics Tour and live you can see all the energy that each song has.

This album to me sounds almost like what their self titled album was supposed to be, there are lots of common threads between the albums, but Classics seems to just take the ideas further. The songs also have a more set structure, which makes it easier to get into each song.

All in all, I am a fan of their first album, but would have to say that this album is probably two times better...in my opinion.
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Thomas Horan on April 25, 2007
Format: Audio CD
Ratatat have an instrumental sound somewhere between the softer side of Daft Punk and The Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour. Don't let their gruff, hirsute faces fool you, this is seductive background music for a party, a long drive, or anything else that keeps your mind engaged or sets your body in motion.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Dad on January 11, 2014
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I bought this album based on a song I herd on Pandora. I am very happy with the purchase; the rest of the album is great too!
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Jeromy Shald on November 6, 2010
Format: Audio CD
I have just finished listening to this album. It has moved me. The fresh and unique guitar sounds and synths are such a contrast to most of the music you hear today. Ratatat takes a risk and suceeds with this album. 5 stars.
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9 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Craig on September 7, 2006
Format: Audio CD
"If you like Explosions in the Sky, Depeche Mode, and Air's "Moon Safari" than buy this album." I never heard of the band until it was recommened to me from the record store teen and the guy was right on. This is a cool album, very creative and by far one of my best purchases in several years and I own lots of cd's. It lacks the gimmicky pop sound often with electronic music and is not the constant repeating of a looped melody: this keeps the songs fresh after many listenings. This album goes to the top of my list as best of 2006 and will certainly be a Christmas gift for friends and family. If the band continues on this path and doesn't get lazy (like Air and Royksopp) there is little doubt they will be very well known. The next Depeche Mode?? Only time will tell, but this album is promissing and a good addition.
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By KristinaM on June 15, 2014
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This is bar none..the best Ratatat CD out there...well worth the money. They are one of the best non-vocal groups around...Ratatat and Rjd2
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By T. M. McBroom on April 21, 2014
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This cd is great to listen to while you are reading or working on other things. Since it's just instrumental, it's easy to have as background noise. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT! Came in the mail within three days of me ordering it. Excellent shipment.
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By josh on April 12, 2014
Format: MP3 Music Verified Purchase
very wow

much good

such music

very good music just buy it and stuff buy go away stop sotp sotp[asd
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