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Broadcast / Noise Made By People, the
Album:Noise Made By People, the Collection:General
Artist:Broadcast Added:05/2000
Label:Warp Records 

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 17, 2018:deep storage
Dead the Long Year
4.Mar 01, 2017:deep storage
Long Was the Year
2.Aug 17, 2017:moodswings
Echo's Answer
5.Feb 01, 2017:deep storage
Look Outside
3.Jul 27, 2017:moodswings
Come on Let's Go
6.Dec 26, 2012:Scatterbrain Radio
Dead the Long Year

Album Review
David McWade
Reviewed 2007-02-10 
Imaginative, distinctive, often mystical 60s-ish electronic pop, "retro-futurism", with female vocals; 1st full length album that combines elements used by later Stereolab (without the kraut-rock fixation, it has been said) as well as early This Mortal Coil (with or without Ivo, depending on the track) and even Ladytron. Compared also to the United States of America ('60s band), but Broadcast are more up-to-date. This is a band that manages to have presence, even on the less exciting tracks.

All clean
Rec: 7, 9, 10 (also try 3, 4, 11, 12)

3 short electronic interlude, excellent, stands on its own
4 moderate tempo, dreamy, dark; updated throwback to some forgotten Top 40 hit from about 1970.
5 simple, slow
6 layered, almost incomplete-sounding, plodding beat (not in a bad way)
7 intense, elemental, quicker pop song, Stereolab comparisons, Cocteau Twins-ish melody)
8 this would have probably been the single, slow, deliberate
9 this one is magical; interplay of music's melody and instrumentation and voice; two quick verses and then a long denouement, mystical
10 the ballad. pensive and sad, classic, brilliant for lyrics and music, check out the ending!
11 quick verse/chorus structure, sensibilities of old hits
12 instrumental, excellent, starts out like a fragment, long deconstructed-electro-ambient ending.

Track Listing
1.Long Was the Year 7.Papercuts
2.Unchanging Window 8.You Can Fall
3.Minus One 9.Look Outside
4.Come on Let's Go 10.Until Then
5.Echo's Answer 11.City in Progress
6.Tower of Our Tuning 12.Dead the Long Year