Dengue Fever: Psychedelic Khmer Rock

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