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Editor’s Pick #218: Beach House’s “Norway” by JohnCassillo
November 19, 2009, 10:39 am
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Beach House's "Norway" is a preview for third album, Teen Dream


PREVIEW: LISTEN to the track at Beach House’s MySpace

Staring low and subtle, Beach House‘s “Norway” quickly ups the pace to a rapid and frenzied gallop. Still, it maintains the dreamy pop narrative which band members Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally have perfected so well since 2006.

“Norway,” for those who didn’t notice the news earlier in the week, is the first offering from Beach House‘s third album, Teen Dream. It’s an appropriate name for the band’s Sub Pop debut, as we can tell from the sound of this track at least. Themes lend to more youthful tendencies, and overall, it reeks of the type of teen pop charm you can’t help but appreciate. If the rest of the album’s anything like this, we’re in for a treat come its January 26th release date.

— John Cassillo, Reviews Editor



Teen Dream = 2010’s Merriweather? As far as super-hyped January releases with weird cover art are concerned…

Comment by caitlindewey

Wouldn’t doubt it in the least. This track’s too legit to quit. haha

Comment by johncassillo

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