M83 ‎– M83

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Mute ‎– 9299-2, Mute ‎– 724596929926, Gooom ‎– 724596929926, Labels ‎– 724596929926
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Tracklist

1 Last Saturday 0:58
2 Night 4:44
3 At The Party 1:01
4 Kelly 4:27
5 Sitting 3:03
6 Facing That 7:35
7 Violet Tree 4:53
8 Staring At Me 1:37
9 I'm Getting Closer 5:19
10 She Stands Up 5:42
11 Carresses 6:31
12 Slowly 4:58
13 My Face 1:39
14a I'm Happy, She Said 10:08
14b Hidden Track 2:42

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Reissue of the 2001 M83 album with 1 extra track, "Slowly" (track #12).
Track 14 is 17:52 and contains a hidden track at 15:10.

Produced by M83 and Morgan Daguenet.
Licensed for US release by Gooom / Labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 24596 92992 6

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
Gooom 011 M83 M83(CD, Album) Gooom Gooom 011 France 2001 Sell This Version
NV831711 M83 M83(CD, Album, RE) Naïve NV831711 Europe 2014 Sell This Version
9544-1 / M83-1 LP M83 M83(2xLP, Album, RE, 180) Mute 9544-1 / M83-1 LP US 2014 Sell This Version
NV831761, M83-1 LP M83 M83(2xLP, Album, RE + CD, Album, RE) Naïve, Naïve NV831761, M83-1 LP Europe 2014 Sell This Version
9299-1, 9299-2 M83 M83(2xLP, Album, RE + CD, Album, RE) Mute, Mute 9299-1, 9299-2 US 2008 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

March 13, 2007
edited over 11 years ago

M83's eponymous debut showcases all the melodic skill and dynamism that made their later albums so powerful, even if it doesn't have same polish or emotional depth. But, as an introduction, it shows what's to come. "Night," with its combination of rock growl and electronic backing, has all the hallmarks of their incipient grandeur. Their predilection for epic soundscapes becomes apparent on "Facing That" and on the quietly majestic "Carresses." The simple, elegant "Violet Tree" slowly comes to a grinding finish, while "Slowly," the only track with a 4/4 beat, wells up out of nowhere to pound some club energy into the album. Even the weaker tracks show some promise, like the dark country-western electro vocoder of "Kelly" or the meandering "She Stands Up." The glorious "I'm Happy, She Said," has an elegant sweep and build to it... a grand harbinger of the future.