Emiliana Torrini - Tookah

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Tookah is the sixth studio album recorded by Icelandic singer-songwriter Emilíana Torrini, released in September 2013 via Rough Trade Records.

It was produced by Dan Carey over three years, from late 2011 to summer 2013. 

The songs were influenced by her recent baby boy and after a long period of touring and a lot of the songs were built around jamming in the studio with her producer Dan and other musicians. Torrini said "...After you have a baby there comes a time where you need to go out with your girlfriends and dance. I went to the studio with Dan and did a dance track “Speed of Dark.” We danced. It had to be on the record it was a part of the journey. From that the sound of the record was born, it was a challenge bringing it all together."

The first single released for the album was Speed of Dark.

Tookah received positive reviews from music critics. On Metacritic, which assigns a normalised rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 71, based on 12 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews." Gemma Hampson of Clash magazine praised the album's production, writing that "There's something magical and mystical about 'Tookah'. A thread of electro runs through these nine tracks, introducing a whole new musical landscape to this singer's stunningly beautiful songs. (...) Every track gives you something new and exciting, while holding tightly on to Emilíana’s flawless voice and melodies."

Check out a couple of tracks from the album: Tookah, Speed of Dark, Home, Autumn Sun, Animal Games and Blood Red.

This LP Vinyl Record housed in a Gatefold Sleeve includes a Digital Download Code, pressed in Europe.

 

(883870068512)

Tracklisting:

 

A1

Tookah

 

A2

Caterpillar

 

A3

Autumn Sun

 

A4

Home

 

A5

Elísabet

 

A6

Animal Games

 

B1

Speed Of Dark

 

B2

Blood Red

 

B3       

When Fever Breaks       

       

SKU 883870068512
Record Label Rough Trade Records
Label / Model # Inertia
Catalogue Number RTRADLP685
Country EU - Europe
Release Date (Year) 06 September 2013
Original Release Date (Year) 06 September 2013
Barcode # 883870068512
Shipping Weight 0.3200kg
Shipping Width 0.008m
Shipping Height 0.314m
Shipping Length 0.314m
Shipping Cubic 0.000789m3
Type New
Format Limited Edition Vinyl LP Record, Gatefold Sleeve, Digital Download Code
Vinyl Colour Black
Genre Electronic
Genre Synth-Pop
Genre Indie Pop
Format VINYL LP

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