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Bad Self Portraits


Download links and information about Bad Self Portraits by Lake Street Dive. This album was released in 2014 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Rock, Country, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 39:22 minutes.

Artist: Lake Street Dive
Release date: 2014
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Jazz, Rock, Country, Alternative
Tracks: 11
Duration: 39:22
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No. Title Length
1. Bad Self Portraits 3:24
2. Stop Your Crying 3:34
3. Better Than 3:35
4. Rabid Animal 2:13
5. You Go Down Smooth 3:29
6. Use Me Up 3:57
7. Bobby Tanqueray 3:32
8. Just Ask 5:05
9. Seventeen 3:39
10. What About Me 4:17
11. Rental Love 2:37



Bad Self Portraits is eclectic Boston band Lake Street Dive's third studio album, and the group's sixth release overall. Produced by Sam Kassirer (Josh Ritter, Erin McKeown), the album comes two years after the group's covers EP, Fun Machine. Rather than revisit that album's neat gimmick of a jazz-soul band covering contemporary pop songs, Lake Street Dive instead delve into a substantial batch of their own blue-eyed-soul and Southern rock-inflected originals. Once again, the album showcases lead singer Rachel Price's resonant, old-school singing, which is still the main reason to listen to Lake Street Dive. Of course, with her band backing her at various times with harmony vocals, jazzy trumpet, crunchy tube guitar riffs, and woody jazz basslines, there's always something rootsy and unexpected happening around her on Bad Self Portraits. There is a buoyant creativity to many of Lake Street Dive's arrangements, and cuts like "Bobby Tanqueray" and "Seventeen" reveal such time-tested influences as late-'60s Muscle Shoals-influenced soul and Dusty Springfield-esque pop.