Yesterday, Indie-pop trio Ivy premiered their new music video for stand-out single "Fascinated" from their recently released album All Hours on RollingStone.com. Watch the video above.
Songwriter/bassist Adam Schlesinger told Rolling Stone, “We made this video with our good friend Adam Neustadter, whom we've all worked with before. The song has a bit of an old school synth-pop vibe, and so the video features some robot dancing, some vintage synths, and a guy with no face." (See whole feature on RollingStone.com HERE).
Ivy's signature track "Edge of the Ocean" from their 2001 album Apartment Lifeis currently the soundtrack to American Airlines new television ad campaign. If the track sounds familiar, it's because you've probably heard it in a slew of other television shows and films over the years; it remains the band's top-selling track. Ivy's fifth studio album All Hours is out now.
Ivy's frontwoman, Parisian-born singer Dominique Durand, chatted with NPRWeekend All Things Considered host Guy Raz about the band's new album, All Hours. The feature ran this past Sunday, September 25, but is available for streaming on NPR.org here: http://n.pr/nPJvMX.
"Seductive, sleek beat, wistful melody and a vaguely noirish scene set by Dominique Durand in a voice pitched halfway between a coo and a sigh." - Rolling Stone
"A perfect choice for a lead single, 'Distant Lights' is the most danceable work from
Ivy yet." - Consequence of Sound
Indie-pop trio Ivy's first studio album in 5 years is out today. All Hours marks a self-proclaimed "rebirth," finding the NYC-based band more focused on textures and rhythms than the guitar-centric sound that has characterized their previous albums. Singer Dominique Durand describes the writing process for All Hours as an attempt to "go back to some kind of innocence, and also a feeling of energy and excitement."
Stream the album in its entirety, along with band commentary, below:
“Songs like ‘Fascinated’...sparkle with a catchy confidence that’s filtered through an ‘80s pop prism...” – BlackBook
Today, indie-pop trio Ivy releases a new track entitled “Fascinated” from their long-awaited fifth studio album All Hours, out September 20, 2011. To celebrate the album’s release, the NYC-based trio--Parisian-born singer Dominique Durand, Andy Chase and Adam Schlesinger--recently announced their first live show in five years at the Gramercy Theatre on Saturday, September 24 in their home city with special guest Tahiti 80.
Listen to “Fascinated” and other selections from All Hours below.
New York trio Ivy will release their long-awaited fifth studio album, All Hours, on September 20, 2011. It is their first release since 2005's In The Clear. The 11 tracks that comprise All Hours were written, produced and mixed by the band in their own Manhattan studio. The first single, “Distant Lights,” is out today in iTunes.
RollingStone.com calls the first single "...seductive: sleek beat, wistful melody and a vaguely noirish scene set by Dominique Durand in a voice pitched halfway between a coo and a sigh.” Listen to the track below and keep reading for information...
IVY returns to Nettwerk to release their long-awaited fifth studio album this fall, title/release date TBA. The upcoming release -- written, produced and mixed by the band in their own Manhattan studio -- is their first in six years and the follow up to 2005’s critically acclaimed In The Clear.
Fans will get a taste of the new album when Ivy releases their first single, “Distant Lights,” on June 7, 2011. A slow-building, hypnotic and danceable track, “Distant Lights” manages to sound simultaneously like classic Ivy and like nothing they've ever quite done before. Singer Dominique Durand says, "This record feels like a new beginning for Ivy. We have never been as excited about one of our records as we are about this one."
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Passenger's international hit single "Let Her Go"has gone Platinum in the US and UK, and Double Platinum in Canada. In the US, the track has cracked the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 and remains in the Top 10 of the iTunes Top Singles Chart, while the accompanying video (above) boasts more than 140 million views on YouTube and remains in the Top 10 of the VH1 Top 20 Video Countdown.