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Wallpaper for the Soul


Download links and information about Wallpaper for the Soul by Tahiti 80. This album was released in 2002 and it belongs to Electronica, Rock, Dancefloor, Pop, Dance Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 46:52 minutes.

Artist: Tahiti 80
Release date: 2002
Genre: Electronica, Rock, Dancefloor, Pop, Dance Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 12
Duration: 46:52
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No. Title Length
1. Wallpaper for the Soul 3:50
2. 1,000 Times 3:49
3. Separate Ways 3:46
4. Get Yourself Together 3:31
5. The Other Side 4:41
6. Happy End 4:28
7. Fun Fair 4:27
8. Soul Deep 3:23
9. Open Book 3:49
10. The Train 3:02
11. Don't Look Below 3:33
12. Memories of the Past 4:33



"In my heart there is plenty of room," sings Xavier Boyer in "Wallpaper for the Soul," "for everyone to kill the gloom." This could be a mission statement for the band's breezy, clean, melodic pop/rock stylings. Despite the album's title, Boyer's fey, breathy vocals don't have enough passion or grit to qualify as truly soulful; the band's sound, which is often sweetened by strings, is lightweight and refined instead of earthy, sensual, or intense. The music is still appealing, however, even though it sometimes threatens to recede into the background just like wallpaper. More fully realized and bolstered with a stronger song selection than its predecessor, Wallpaper for the Soul is a well-crafted collection of infectious tunes that won't necessarily stick with you for years to come, but should be quite enjoyable while you're listening. As an additional point of interest, it should be noted that arranger Richard Hawson (the Beatles, Nick Drake, the first James Taylor album) worked with the band on five of this album's songs.