Dengue Fever: Psychedelic Khmer Rock : World Cafe Behind Cambodian singer Chhom Nimol, elements of surf-rock, spy music, and Bollywood soundtracks are all filtered through Dengue Fever's indie-rock sound. The group's third album, Venus on Earth, is its first to feature all-original songs.
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Dengue Fever in Studio on World Cafe 3/19/08

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Dengue Fever: Psychedelic Khmer Rock

Dengue Fever: Psychedelic Khmer Rock

Dengue Fever in Studio on World Cafe 3/19/08

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  • "Seeing Hands"
  • "Tiger Phone Card"
  • "Sober Driver"

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'One Thousand Years of a Tarantula'

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The psychedelic pop-rock band Dengue Fever spent its first two albums covering songs by the "King of Khmer music," Sinn Sisamouth. Behind Cambodian singer Chhom Nimol, elements of surf-rock, spy music, and Bollywood soundtracks are all filtered through the backing players' indie-rock sound.

Dengue Fever's third album, Venus on Earth, is its first to feature all-original songs. It features hypnotic psychedelic riffs, jazzy accents, and Nimol's versatile vocals.

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Album
Venus on Earth
Artist
Dengue Fever
Label
M80
Released
2008

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