One Life Stand

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
When thinking of Hot Chip, wonky dancefloor movers like "Ready for the Floor" spring to mind. But on One Life Stand, they don't sound ready for the floor -- they sound ready to settle down. This is immediately apparent on "Thieves in the Night"; despite its four-on-the-floor pulse and careening synths, Alexis Taylor's yearning is palpable when he sings "happiness is what we all want." That urge drives most of these meditations on accepting that you only have one life to live, so you should find someone you love and live it with her or him. This intimacy is an unusual move after Made in the Dark brought Hot Chip so much acclaim, but it also shows they're in it for the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
When thinking of Hot Chip, wonky dancefloor movers like "Ready for the Floor" spring to mind. But on One Life Stand, they don't sound ready for the floor -- they sound ready to settle down. This is immediately apparent on "Thieves in the Night"; despite its four-on-the-floor pulse and careening synths, Alexis Taylor's yearning is palpable when he sings "happiness is what we all want." That urge drives most of these meditations on accepting that you only have one life to live, so you should find someone you love and live it with her or him. This intimacy is an unusual move after Made in the Dark brought Hot Chip so much acclaim, but it also shows they're in it for the long haul.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/9/2010
  • Label: Parlophone (Wea)
  • UPC: 603497913510
  • Catalog Number: 791351
  • Sales rank: 335,574

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Thieves In the Night (6:09)
  2. 2 Hand Me Down Your Love (4:33)
  3. 3 I Feel Better (4:41)
  4. 4 One Life Stand (5:23)
  5. 5 Brothers (4:21)
  6. 6 Slush (6:29)
  7. 7 Alley Cats (5:21)
  8. 8 We Have Love (4:28)
  9. 9 Keep Quiet (4:02)
  10. 10 Take It In (4:10)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Hot Chip Primary Artist
Charles Hayward Drums, Vocals
Fimber Bravo Steel Pan
Leo Taylor Drums
Technical Credits
Mike Marsh Mastering
Hot Chip Composer, Producer, Engineer
Vince Sipprell String Arrangements
Tim Hopkins Engineer
Emma Smith String Arrangements
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