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Album Premiere: The Raveonettes, 'Observator'

Hear the Danish duo's fuzzed-out new effort

September 4, 2012 9:00 AM ET
The Raveonettes, 'Observator'
The Raveonettes, 'Observator'
Courtesy of VICE

Click to listen to The Raveonettes' Observator

The Danish duo the Raveonettes will release their new record, Observator, on September 11th on Vice, but you can hear an exclusive stream of the entire album here. Though the record took months to write, members Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo recorded Observator in just one week at Sunset Sound Studios in Los Angeles with producer Richard Gottehrer.

With its fuzzed-out haze settling over much of the record, Observator is filled with upbeat pop cuts like "Sinking With the Sun" and "Downtown," along with the Americana-tinged opener "Young and Cold" and the lovelorn "The Enemy."

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