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Let the Record Play

Let the Record Play

Let the Record Play

Let the Record Play




The Nashville-based indie rockers' fourth full-length outing and first for RCA, Let the Record Play marks Moon Taxi's official foray into bona fide arena pop. Drawing just a little from their trad rock/jam band past, the group's major-label debut is a bigger, bolder, and decidedly more pop-centric affair than its predecessor, pairing electro stadium beats with easy hooks and breezy island rhythms, suggesting Vampire Weekend by way of Imagine Dragons and Maroon 5. The airy, reggae-tinged title cut sets the timbre, laying down wave after wave of sonic optimism. There are deviations, but even at their most inward-looking, the band is never brooding, and less immediately propulsive cuts like "Trouble" and "No More Worry" eventually find their way onto the dancefloor. Still, it's the festival-ready, future fan faves like "Two High," "Not Too Late," and the aforementioned title cut that help bridge the gap between the two predilections, and while some may bemoan the shift from noodly guitar to seismic drops, the melodies are still there; it's just that the light show is way bigger.

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Product Details

Release Date: 01/19/2018
Label: Rca
UPC: 0190758030326
catalogNumber: 580303
Rank: 119465


  1. Let the Record Play
  2. Not Too Late
  3. Good as Gold
  4. Two High
  5. No More Worry
  6. Moving to the City
  7. Nothing Can Keep Us Apart
  8. Keep Me Coming
  9. Trouble
  10. The Way

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Moon Taxi   Primary Artist
Eric Darken   Percussion
Wes Bailey   Group Member
Spencer Thomson   Group Member
Jody Douglas   Saxophone
Eleonore Denig   Violin
Tyler Ritter   Group Member
Tommy Putnam   Group Member
Amythyst Kiah   Vocals
Brianna Bartelt   Vocals
Laura Epling   Violin
Maggie Chaffee   Cello
Dash Breaux   Children's Chorus
Trevor Terndrup   Group Member
Sydney Jackson   Children's Chorus
Tim Burkhead   Percussion
Grace Laminack   Viola
Eleanor Turner   Children's Chorus
Lily Soto   Children's Chorus
Lyda Smith   Children's Chorus
Eva Rose Daniel   Children's Chorus
Florian Sabatini   Children's Chorus
Caroline Conte   Children's Chorus
Landon Lapidus   Children's Chorus

Technical Credits

Kevin Griffin   Composer
Moon Taxi   Composer
Spencer Thomson   Producer,Engineer
Travis Kammeyer   Vocal Engineer
John Rausch   Engineer
Laura Epling   String Arrangements

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