Marlene video from Lightspeed Champion
Released on January 25th 2010, Marlene is the first single from Lightspeed Champion AKA Dev Hynes new album 'Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You', the release of the album will follow on February 1st 2010 through Domino Records. The 15 track album was produced by Ben Allen (Animal Collective, Gnarls Barkley) and is packed full of varying influences and sounds including Greek choruses, 70's synth sounds and classical piano parts.
Lightspeed Champion's debut album 'Falling off the Lavender Bridge' was released in 2008 and talks began on a follow up later that year but due to Dev having to undergo throat surgery things were put on hold, as soon as he returned to his apartment, Dev began writing.
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