Curse Your Little Heart

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Denver-based cabaret/Gypsy/indie rock collective DeVotchKa's collection of four covers, a traditional piece and one new original puts to shame many artists who have tried to bridge the gap between full-length albums in the past with a hastily thrown together EP. In between a languid and lush version of "I Cried Like a Silly Boy" by Ted Thacker, and a frenzied, South of the Border carnival jam called "Zopilote Mojado," DeVotchKa manages to turn Siouxsie and the Banshees' "Last Beat of My Heart" into the anthem at the end of the world and the Velvet Underground's oft-covered "Venus in Furs" into the best 16 Horsepower song ever stuck to tape. Even the two weakest...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Denver-based cabaret/Gypsy/indie rock collective DeVotchKa's collection of four covers, a traditional piece and one new original puts to shame many artists who have tried to bridge the gap between full-length albums in the past with a hastily thrown together EP. In between a languid and lush version of "I Cried Like a Silly Boy" by Ted Thacker, and a frenzied, South of the Border carnival jam called "Zopilote Mojado," DeVotchKa manages to turn Siouxsie and the Banshees' "Last Beat of My Heart" into the anthem at the end of the world and the Velvet Underground's oft-covered "Venus in Furs" into the best 16 Horsepower song ever stuck to tape. Even the two weakest cuts, a breezy version of the Frank Sinatra standard "Something Stupid" and the dervish-like title track warrant repeated listens, making this little transient jukebox one of the best kept secrets of 2006.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/2/2006
  • Label: Ace Fu Records
  • UPC: 660673004028
  • Catalog Number: 40
  • Sales rank: 72,189

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Devotchka Primary Artist
Shawn King Group Member
Tom Hagerman Group Member
Jeanie Schroder Group Member
Nick Urata Group Member
Dan Sjogren Bass Clarinet
Technical Credits
Lou Reed Composer
Traditional Composer
Devotchka Composer
Tom Hagerman String Section
Takanori Sugauchi String Section
Keynes Chen String Section
Regan Kane String Section
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