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YEAH YEAH YEAHS - MOSQUITO (ALBUM)
Label:MOD/UMA
Entry:28/04/2013 (Position 17)
Last week in charts:05/05/2013 (Position 40)
Peak:17 (1 weeks)
Weeks:2
Place on best of all time:4710 (45 points)
Year:2013
World wide:
ch  Peak: 76 / weeks: 1
de  Peak: 63 / weeks: 1
at  Peak: 44 / weeks: 1
fr  Peak: 128 / weeks: 1
be  Peak: 57 / weeks: 4 (Vl)
  Peak: 120 / weeks: 5 (Wa)
no  Peak: 24 / weeks: 1
au  Peak: 17 / weeks: 2

Cover


CD
Polydor 3729310


TRACKS
12/04/2013
CD Polydor 3729307 (UMG) / EAN 0602537293070
12/04/2013
LP Polydor 3729316 (UMG) / EAN 0602537293162
1. Sacrilege
3:50
2. Subway
5:16
3. Mosquito
2:59
4. Under The Earth
4:18
5. Slave
4:06
6. These Paths
5:03
7. Area 52
2:54
8. Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Dr. Octagon - Buried Alive
5:16
9. Always
4:07
10. Despair
4:49
11. Wedding Song
4:58
   
12/04/2013
Deluxe Edition - CD Polydor 3729310 (UMG) / EAN 0602537293100
1. Sacrilege
3:50
2. Subway
5:16
3. Mosquito
2:59
4. Under The Earth
4:18
5. Slave
4:06
6. These Paths
5:03
7. Area 52
2:54
8. Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Dr. Octagon - Buried Alive
5:16
9. Always
4:07
10. Despair
4:49
11. Wedding Song
4:58
Bonus Tracks
12. Subway (Nola Demo)
3:54
13. Wedding Song (Acoustic)
2:53
14. Despair (Acoustic)
5:00
15. Mosquito (Live From Area 52)
3:24
   

28/04/2013: N 17.
05/05/2013: 40.
MUSIC DIRECTORY
Yeah Yeah YeahsYeah Yeah Yeahs: Discography / Become a fan
YEAH YEAH YEAHS IN AUSTRALIAN CHARTS
Singles

TitleEntryPeakweeks
Is Is EP12/08/2007382
 
Albums

TitleEntryPeakweeks
Show Your Bones16/04/2006176
It's Blitz!19/04/2009812
Mosquito28/04/2013172
SONGS BY YEAH YEAH YEAHS
10x10
All Is Love (Karen O And The Kids)
Always
Animal (Karen O And The Kids)
Area 52
Art Star
Bang
Black Tongue
Building All Is Love (Karen O And The Kids)
Buried Alive (Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Dr. Octagon)
Capsize (Karen O And The Kids)
Cheated Hearts
Cliffs (Karen O And The Kids)
Cold Light
Date With The Night
Deja Vu
Despair
Down Boy
Dragon Queen
Dudley
Dull Life
Faces
Fancy
Food Is Still Hot (Karen O And The Kids)
Gold Lion
Graveyard
Heads Up (Karen O And The Kids)
Heads Will Roll
Hideaway (Karen O And The Kids)
Honeybear
Hyperballad
Hysteric
Igloo (Karen O And The Kids)
Isis
Kiss Kiss
Let Me Know
Little Shadow
Machine
Man
Maps
Miles Away
Modern Romance
Mosquito
Mysteries
Mystery Girl
No No No
Our Time
Phenomena
Pin
Poor Song
Rich
Rockers To Swallow
Rumpus (Karen O And The Kids)
Runaway
Sacrilege
Sailing Home (Karen O And The Kids)
Sealings
Shame And Fortune
Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
Show Your Bones
Skeletons
Slave
Soft Shock
Subway
The Sweets
These Paths
Tick
Turn Into
Under The Earth
Warrior
Way Out
Wedding Song
Worried Shoes (Karen O And The Kids)
Y Control
Yeah! New York
Zero
ALBUMS BY YEAH YEAH YEAHS
Fever To Tell
Is Is
It's Blitz!
iTunes Originals - Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Live In Mexico City
Machine (EP)
Mosquito
Show Your Bones
Show Your Bones Remixes (EP)
Yeah Yeah Yeahs (EP)
 
REVIEWS
Average points: 4.2 (Reviews: 5)
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****
I find it interesting that Yeah Yeah Yeahs were one of many bands to break out during the post-punk revivalist movement of the early '00s, but while many were quickly panned upon successive releases for diverting from their initial appeal, Yeah Yeah Yeahs were able to avoid this. I think it's helped that despite the drastic change, they still wrote plenty of very strong songs ("Heads Will Roll", "Zero", etc).

With this album I feel they've changed up again and I was prepared to call this a counter-productive change compared to "It's Blitz!". I really wasn't feeling this album at all initially. Coming to it now, it's gotten a bit better for me. The hooks are still there, but the ideas aren't well thought out. I was convinced that they'd lost the plot, and perhaps they have, but at least for now there's something for me to get out of them. 3.7
****
It's not necessarily disappointing, just different. That being said, I don't think they'll soon top 'Fever To Tell'. This album starts well but then loses its way in the middle. Thankfully though, it's brought to an end very strongly with the final three tracks. They've gone for a dreamier sound which at times helps bring to attention the guitar riffs to a greater extent, but on other occasions this approach can tend to not come off well and it isn't very catchy. I enjoy it enough though, they've done well. 3.75
****
For me it is disappointing. I expected and wanted more after how much I enjoyed It's Blitz, and as a result I've most likely been unfair to this album. Reviewing the tracks just now I've found that they do work but this just lack the killer moments that made me love It's Blitz so much. It's a solid effort but not as good as I was hoping for.
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