- Record Label: Matador
- Release Date: Sep 12, 2006
- Summary: After two relatively subdued albums, Ira, Georgia and James return with a much more varied effort that at times recalls pretty much every stage of their history. Roger Moutenot again produces.
- Record Label: Matador
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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UrbA perfect album. [Sep 2006, p.143]
Under The RadarWhile I Am Not Afraid may be more sonically diverse than Summer Sun, both albums indicate that Yo La Tengo are less worried with breaking new ground than gamely exploring the territory they’ve already uncovered. [#15]
SpinYo La Tengo remain true to their Velvet Underground roots. [Oct 2006, p.105]
New Musical Express (NME)This is Yo La tengo on snug autopilot. [2 Sep 2006, p.21]
RobertHJun 22, 2007An album as awesome as its name!
williamoSep 13, 2006yo la tengo really beat our ass!!!!
DjDamedSep 19, 2006I think that nothing is going to surprise me. I was wrong. Thank Yo la tengo
LawrencePSep 14, 2006One of the best and most complete bands in the world...makes you think that what your listening to is the only music you need in your life.
NikDec 21, 2006A very solid album, I will just leave it at that.
JamesWSep 22, 2006I caught a short set culled from this album at the Pitchfork Festival this summer. Now that the tunes have settled into my brain cells, I I caught a short set culled from this album at the Pitchfork Festival this summer. Now that the tunes have settled into my brain cells, I can't wait for their return to Chicago in a couple of weeks. Is it just me, or does "Black Flowers" channel the Kinks at their most wistfull? Great work, YLT!… Expand
cmDec 4, 2006the first and last song are very good. the inbetween songs float from annoying (mr tough) to merely bearable. i really regret buying this the first and last song are very good. the inbetween songs float from annoying (mr tough) to merely bearable. i really regret buying this album and their summer sun one too. i will keep listening to everything before summer sun. goodnight… Collapse
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