Tio Bitar (2007) The radiantly retro sound of 2005's Ta det lugnt ( Take It Easy ) made these Scandinavian psych-rockers unexpected indie darlings in the U.S. Their… 2007-05-15 Dungen Rock
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Tio Bitar (2007)

SWEDE EMOTION Dungen fans should get psyched up about new CD Tio Bitar
SWEDE EMOTION Dungen fans should get psyched up about new CD Tio Bitar
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: May 15, 2007; Lead Performance: Dungen; Genre: Rock

The radiantly retro sound of 2005's Ta det lugnt (Take It Easy) made these Scandinavian psych-rockers unexpected indie darlings in the U.S. Their follow-up, Tio Bitar (Ten Songs), doesn't tinker much with its predecessor's mesmerizing formula: two parts screaming riffs to one part placid chamber pop. Once again, English speakers need not understand a lick of Swedish to enjoy the music's universally mind-expanding effects. A-

Originally posted May 22, 2007 Published in issue #936 Jun 01, 2007 Order article reprints