Bag Raiders

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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Sydney duo Bag Raiders follow a handful of 12" singles, along with over a dozen remixes for the likes of Cut Copy, Sneaky Sound System, and Kid Sister, with a succinct album for the Modular label. After Jack Glass and Chris Stracey issued 2007/2008 singles on Bang Gang, they gradually refined their sound, inching away from somewhat crude electro-house and toward a softer, winsome, more melodic form of dance-pop rooted in disco and synth pop. That development continues here, led by the brisk, blissful 2009 A-side "Shooting Stars" -- the only previously released track on the album -- and "Gone Away," a gorgeous, unassuming tune that interlaces several ear-pleasing ideas ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Sydney duo Bag Raiders follow a handful of 12" singles, along with over a dozen remixes for the likes of Cut Copy, Sneaky Sound System, and Kid Sister, with a succinct album for the Modular label. After Jack Glass and Chris Stracey issued 2007/2008 singles on Bang Gang, they gradually refined their sound, inching away from somewhat crude electro-house and toward a softer, winsome, more melodic form of dance-pop rooted in disco and synth pop. That development continues here, led by the brisk, blissful 2009 A-side "Shooting Stars" -- the only previously released track on the album -- and "Gone Away," a gorgeous, unassuming tune that interlaces several ear-pleasing ideas within three minutes. Glass and Stracey have become so skilled at making full-blown songs that the instrumentals -- four of the disc's 11 tracks -- come across like extended, undercooked intermissions.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/1/2011
  • Label: Imports
  • UPC: 602527524047
  • Catalog Number: 924603
  • Sales rank: 57,179

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Castles in the Air (3:32)
  2. 2 Sunlight (4:03)
  3. 3 Shooting Stars (3:55)
  4. 4 So Demanding (3:44)
  5. 5 Gone Away (2:46)
  6. 6 Prelude (3:07)
  7. 7 Not Over (3:59)
  8. 8 Snake Charmer (4:01)
  9. 9 Always (3:46)
  10. 10 Golden Wings (4:44)
  11. 11 Way Back Home (9:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bag Raiders Primary Artist
Simon Jones Vocals
Chris Stracey Group Member
Jack Glass Group Member
Rhys Taylor Vocals
Giselle Rosselli Vocals
Dan Black Vocals
Martin Solomon Vocals
Technical Credits
Bag Raiders Producer
Chris Stracey Composer
Jack Glass Composer
Douglas Lee Artwork
Dan Black Composer
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