Sound of Silver (2007) "Daft Punk Is Playing at My House" is no longer playing at my house. Yes, my ass shook along as that unlikely hit grooved LCD's… 2007-03-13 LCD Soundsystem Electronic
Music Review

Sound of Silver (2007)

EARNING HIS STRIPES Murphy's sophomore LCD Soundsystem disc still has its dance-floor gems, but also displays new song-making sophistication
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EARNING HIS STRIPES Murphy's sophomore LCD Soundsystem disc still has its dance-floor gems, but also displays new song-making sophistication
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Mar 13, 2007; Lead Performance: LCD Soundsystem; Genre: Electronic

''Daft Punk Is Playing at My House'' is no longer playing at my house. Yes, my ass shook along as that unlikely hit grooved LCD's 2005 eponymous full-length debut all the way to two Grammy nominations. But a couple years will mellow ya, as Soundsystem guru James Murphy can attest. While Sound of Silver still delivers terrific buzzy dance-space jams (e.g., single ''North American Scum''), it also contains wispy hints of New Order and Bowie (''Someone Great,'' ''New York I Love You''), and Murphy's best song-making efforts to date. A-

Originally posted Mar 16, 2007 Published in issue #926 Mar 23, 2007 Order article reprints