Tigers (album)

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Tigers
Studio album by The Dance Party
Released July 14, 2009
Genre Power pop, rock, dance-punk, new wave
Producer Andros Rodriguez
The Dance Party chronology
Friction! Friction! Friction!
(2007)
Tigers
(2009)
Touch
(2010)

Tigers is a 5-song EP released by the Washington, DC rock band The Dance Party. It was initially intended to be released on July 14, 2009; however, only a limited number of EP's were pressed and were made available only at live shows due to contractual obligations with Atlantic Records. [1]

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily on the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, and from country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with electric bass, drums, and one or more singers. Usually, rock is song-based music usually with a 4/4 time signature using a verse–chorus form, but the genre has become extremely diverse. Like pop music, lyrics often stress romantic love but also address a wide variety of other themes that are frequently social or political.

The Dance Party is an American pop rock band from Washington, DC.

Atlantic Records American record label

Atlantic Recording Corporation is an American record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson. Over its first 20 years of operation, Atlantic earned a reputation as one of the most important American labels, specializing in jazz, R&B, and soul by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave, Ruth Brown and Otis Redding. Its position was greatly improved by its distribution deal with Stax. In 1967, Atlantic became a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, now the Warner Music Group, and expanded into rock and pop music with releases by Led Zeppelin and Yes.

Contents

The Dance Party announced on November 14, 2011 that a full, ten-song version of Tigers would be released on December 23, 2011. [2]

Tigers was produced and mixed by Andros Rodriguez. [3] Mike Tasevoli of The Hard Tomorrows played drums on the record.

Track listing

No.TitleLength
1."Sasha Don't Sleep"3:25
2."Vampires"3:01
3."Jenny, Wait!"2:57
4."Lipstick"3:45
5."Ultra Radical"2:37

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