DeVotchKa – “100 Other Lovers” (Stereogum Premiere)

Devotchka - 100 Lovers

DeVotchKa – “100 Other Lovers” (Stereogum Premiere)

Devotchka - 100 Lovers

Last we heard from DeVotchKa, frontman Nick Urata had composed the soundtrack to just-released-stateside Jim Carrey/Ewan McGregor comedy I Love You Phillip Morris. Urata and the rest of the band had also finished recording their latest album at Wavelab Studios in Tucson. Urata works on film scores frequently, something you can hear on tracks like “100 Other Lovers.” I love the reversed flutes, as well as the darting violins. It gives “100 Other Loves” a cinematic quality, although it works a simple, romantic piano pop song as well. The title makes me think it isn’t so romantic though.

DeVotchKa – “100 Other Lovers”

100 Lovers is out 3/1 via Anti. Here’s the tracklist:

01 “The Alley”
02 “All the sand In All The sea”
03 “One Hundered Other Lovers”
04 “The Common Good”
05 “Interlude 1″
06 “The Man From San Sebastian”
07 “Exhaustible”
08 “Interlude 2″
09 “Bad Luck Heels”
10 “Ruthless”
11 “Contrabanda”
12 “Sunshine”

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