Black Kids Know How To 'Partie' : World Cafe Members of the Internet sensation Black Kids have effectively made the crossover from online to dance-floor success. Hear songs from their full-length debut album, Partie Traumatic, in this World Cafe session with host David Dye.
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Black Kids in Studio on World Cafe, 7/17/08

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Black Kids Know How To 'Partie'

Black Kids Know How To 'Partie'

Black Kids in Studio on World Cafe, 7/17/08

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Set List

  • "Partie Traumatic"
  • "I'm Making Eyes at You"
  • "I'm Not Going to Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance with You"

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One of the most talked-about bands of last year, Black Kids quickly became an Internet sensation with its irresistible singles, bearing such memorable titles as "I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance with You." The song, which peaked at #11 on the U.K. Singles Chart, has propelled the band from online popularity to major-label status and burgeoning media stardom in 2008.

Drawing influence from alternative-rock legends such as Morrissey and The Cure, Black Kids' members combine lively pop beats, new-wave sounds, and bubbly dance grooves. But the band has only begun to strut its potential with the new Partie Traumatic, a full-length album preceded by a download-only EP titled Wizard of Ahhhs.

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Album
Partie Traumatic
Artist
Black Kids
Label
Red Ink
Released
2008

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