Witching Hour: Remixed & Rare

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All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Witching Hour took Ladytron's electro-pop in directions that were dreamier and more dancefloor-oriented than their previous music, and these remixes expand on the album's extremes. Somewhat perversely, none of the clubbiest reworkings of the breakthrough single "Destroy Everything You Touch" are included here; instead, Hot Chip and Playgroup respectively emphasize the fragility of the melody and the song's robotic underpinnings. Similarly, Simian Mobile Disco turns the mournful "International Dateline" into something sleek and hard-edged, while "High Rise" is transformed from claustrophobic to kinetic. This willingness to experiment results in a few misfires, but overall...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Heather Phares
Witching Hour took Ladytron's electro-pop in directions that were dreamier and more dancefloor-oriented than their previous music, and these remixes expand on the album's extremes. Somewhat perversely, none of the clubbiest reworkings of the breakthrough single "Destroy Everything You Touch" are included here; instead, Hot Chip and Playgroup respectively emphasize the fragility of the melody and the song's robotic underpinnings. Similarly, Simian Mobile Disco turns the mournful "International Dateline" into something sleek and hard-edged, while "High Rise" is transformed from claustrophobic to kinetic. This willingness to experiment results in a few misfires, but overall Remixed & Rare offers an intriguing mirror image of one of Ladytron's finest albums.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/20/2011
  • Label: Nettwerk Mod Afw
  • UPC: 067003094221
  • Catalog Number: 30942
  • Sales rank: 96,030

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 International Dateline (5:42)
  2. 2 Weekend (4:04)
  3. 3 Soft Power (6:48)
  4. 4 Destroy Everything You Touch (6:52)
  5. 5 Sugar (6:14)
  6. 6 Citadel (3:56)
  7. 7 Nothing To Hide (3:54)
  8. 8 Soft Power (7:39)
  9. 9 High Rise (6:11)
  10. 10 Destroy Everything You Touch (5:27)
  11. 11 Tender Talons (3:32)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ladytron Primary Artist
Reuben Wu Group Member
Helen Marnie Group Member
Daniel Hunt Group Member
Mira Aroyo Group Member
Technical Credits
Jim Abbiss Producer
Ladytron Composer, Producer
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