45:33 "I was there, in the Paradise Garage DJ booth with Larry Levan," boasted LCD Soundsystem's debut single. Those king-of-the-disco dreams have never sounded truer than… 45:33 "I was there, in the Paradise Garage DJ booth with Larry Levan," boasted LCD Soundsystem's debut single. Those king-of-the-disco dreams have never sounded truer than… 2007-11-13 LCD Soundsystem Rock
Music Review

45:33 (2007)

RUNNING OVER James Murphy, a.k.a. LCD Soundsystem, adds three bonus cuts to the CD release of ''45:33,'' further sweetening the ace dance mix he originally…
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RUNNING OVER James Murphy, a.k.a. LCD Soundsystem, adds three bonus cuts to the CD release of ''45:33,'' further sweetening the ace dance mix he originally created for Nike
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Details Release Date: Nov 13, 2007; Lead Performance: LCD Soundsystem; Genre: Rock

''I was there, in the Paradise Garage DJ booth with Larry Levan,'' boasted LCD Soundsystem's debut single. Those king-of-the-disco dreams have never sounded truer than on this epic dance-floor freakout, originally offered by Nike and iTunes as an MP3 soundtrack for runners (the CD adds three bonus tracks). 45:33 deftly segues from the smooth funk favored by Levan to synth-pop and Talking Heads-style polyrhythms before opening into serious space-party territory. Forty-six minutes and five miles later, you'll still be smiling. A
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Originally posted Nov 02, 2007 Published in issue #963 Nov 09, 2007 Order article reprints