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Vinyl LP pressing. 2011 release from the Danish Indie Rock duo. The Raveonettes' music is characterized by close two-part vocal harmonies inspired by The Everly Brothers coupled with hard-edged electric guitar overlaid with liberal doses of noise, very similar to The Jesus and Mary Chain. Their songs juxtapose the structural and chordal simplicity of '50s and '60s rock with intense electric instrumentation, driving beats, and often dark lyrical content, similar to another of the band's influences, The Velvet Underground.

1. Recharge & Revolt
2. War In Heaven
3. Forget That You're Young
4. Apparitions
5. Summer Moon
6. Let Me On Out
7. Ignite
8. Evil Seeds
9. My Times Up

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  • Vinyl (April 5, 2011)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: VICE RECORDS (TVT)
  • ASIN: B004NCOQGA
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #237,997 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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When you start to record a new album, people always ask you what you think it will sound like. It’s almost impossible to talk about music that doesn’t exist but when we started work on our sixth album late last year, I thought that for once, I had a pretty good idea. Put simply, Observator was supposed to be our Los Angeles album. At least, that’s what I imagined it to be in ... Read more in Amazon's The Raveonettes Store

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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Hamster Army on April 8, 2011
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Although a bit on the short side, for their standards any ways, Raven In The Grave is full of gripping songs and mood swings that make Sune and Sharin so great. They've sort of reinvented themselves slightly once again, or are evolving, hitting somewhere between "Lust" and their earlier music, but without the fluff of "Control," and recreating the amazing live sound they have with big reverb and nostalgic 50's-60's American pop overtures. But thankfully, the "Control" album's misses are not here. There isn't a bad song on this album, it is a great listen from start to finish as a whole, and has an over-powering, beautiful sound with their usual dark references to bad relationships and dying thrown around. What they do here with the cleaner, moodier songs incorporate their early music influences once again (50's/60's pop rock put in a gothic, psychedelic spin).

Sune is a fantastic and somewhat original guitarist and songwriter, who doesn't get enough credit. I have no idea why this album or this band isn't more popular than they are.

The constant comparisons to J&M Chain with any dark, fuzz-guitar rock band gets old, and is a discredit to them actually.

Highlights are "War Cry," "Apparitions," "Evil Seed," and "Forget That You're Young." Not your typical Raveonettes upbeat rockers, but there is enough of that also. The entire album works as a great listen from start to finish in one sitting.

"My Time's Up" was surprisingly good live when I heard it, and it sort of typifies the mood and theme of the album as a whole, moving towards you and taking your senses over for a few minutes, building-up and ending a flurry, that's really accentuated live (you really need to see them play live if you haven't and like them at all).
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Charlie Quaker on April 5, 2011
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The 6th album since 2002 from this Danish duo retains their tendency for dark lyrics, but
sweetens up their raw sound with a bit more production. These are soaring psychedelic
shoegaze dream-pop tunes with achingly strong melodies that you just want to melt into, while
floating on a hypnotic bliss-cloud of haunted synthesizers, enchanting vocals & sweeping,
celestial soundscape guitar drones. Some similarities to The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, New
Order, Lush, Velvet Underground, Belle & Sebastian, Serena Maneesh.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Joanna Davis on May 18, 2011
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One word: Amazing. The only complaint that I have is that I want this album to be longer because it is soooo great. I truly think they are an underrated band.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Rex Mundi on April 9, 2011
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So begins this journey into a collage of 50's garage, noise pop and even 80's alt/pop.
Let's face it, The Raveonettes are not for everyone people who aren't fans of the music styles I mentioned will probably hate it.
I guess I'm one of the few people who don't think Lust Lust Lust was the be all end all for this band, don't get me wrong, I like that album but I also loved In and out of Control as well.
The thing that's different about this album is there really aren't any "singles" to speak of, and that's what makes it a good album, you really have to listen to it in its entirety to get the full vibe.
The album artwork is something I have to comment on, I really love it, it reminds me of the starkness of some of the black metal album covers.
One last thing:
I bought the vinyl and had an issue with the mp3 download code, did anyone else have this problem?
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Snazel on June 1, 2011
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The Raveonettes are a bubble-gum punk band, that robs a lot of riffs and then salts it down with some distortion and surfer-twang. You often get really dumb lyrics and very repetitive hooks mixed with a lot of fuzz and peddles.

The thing is, none of that matters, because by the time you've finished listening, you're completely enchanted by the music.

Do you want to buy this record? Ask yourself, do you like candy? A smart man would just admit that he does, buy the record and enjoy it, guilt free. And why not? Life is too short to not love The Raveonettes. Just don't take it too seriously, it's not really meant to be much more than candy.

And in the classic words of Sune himself...I know that you want the candy.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By coffee please on May 7, 2011
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This record is as awesome as any other they've done. I've had it on repeat since I downloaded it. Highly recommend.
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