yacht sets sail with dfa
  • THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2008

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James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem front-man and co-founder of DFA Records took a chance on YACHT as an opening act last year on their North American tour, which sprouted a track called "Summer Song," a subtle tribute (slash love letter?) to LCD. Murphy must have been charmed, because a year later, DFA caught up with YACHT and asked if they could release "Summer Song" on the label. Now the forthcoming See Mystery Lights will also be released on DFA. This is the first North West band to "shake hands" with DFA. Nice work, boat crew. Check out the video for "Summer Song" below (props for the Tapeheads reference):

YACHT - Summer Song from Jona Bechtolt on Vimeo.
YACHT - Summer Song EP a1 Summer Song 3:34 a2 I'm In Love With A Ripper (Party Mix) 5:15 b1 It's Boring/You Can Live Anywhere You Want 8:51 b2 So Post All 'Em (Salvia In The Club Remix) 4:23* The Summer Song EP is available on iTunes (*with an exclusive bonus track). The 12" hits shelves soon. -joe puglisi
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