It was recorded with Ken Thomas (known for his work with Sigur Rós , The Sugarcubes , Boys in a Band , Cocteau Twins , and Suede ), Ewan Pearson (who has also produced for Tracey Thorn , The Rapture and Ladytron ) and Morgan Kibby (of The Romanovs ). BAND BINGE: M83 Part 5/8 It’s an interesting fifth album from M83. Saturdays = Youth, M83's fifth studio album, was released in April 2008. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2008 CD release of Saturdays = Youth on Discogs. Ten years ago this Sunday, M83 released their fifth album Saturdays = Youth. I came into Saturdays = Youth expecting a progression in M83’s sound, and as I did get that at times, this record feels convoluted. From a band named M83, one would expect an explosive fest of aggro noise rock instead of a charming anachronism nodding to the likes of A-Ha, Cocteau Twins, the Church, and Kate Bush. Saturdays = Youth - M83 at online store © 2009-2014 All rights reserved And while Saturdays=Youth is undoubtedly a record fired by a sincerely-felt sense of nostalgia, it’s perhaps worth remembering that these weren’t even the films of Gonzales’ youth (he’d have scarcely been out of nappies by the time of Hughes’ 1984 breakthrough 16 Candles). Ah, the irony. By using this service, you agree to the use of cookies. Preview, download or stream Saturdays = Youth by M83. 2008 Preview Editors’ Notes The '80s weren't just about neon and power suits: the decade's synthesizers and pop music gave us previously unimagined ways to express our vulnerability. The album was recorded with Ken Thomas (past work with Sigur R¢s, The Sugarcubes, Cocteau Twins and Suede) and Ewan Pearson (produced for Tracey Thorn, The Rapture and Ladytron). Saturdays = Youth is the fifth studio album by French electronic band M83, first released on 11 April 2008.The album was produced by Ken Thomas, known for his work with Sigur Rós, The Sugarcubes, Cocteau Twins, and Suede, with co-production by Ewan Pearson (who has also produced for Tracey Thorn, The Rapture, and Ladytron) and M83 leader Anthony Gonzalez. There are tracks spearheaded by Anthony Gonzalez’s subdued vocal presence, and others with large instrumental passes. Click here to manage your permissions. Saturdays-Youth is an 2008 album by French electronic group M83. Get all the lyrics to songs on Saturdays = Youth and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. to manage your permissions. So, instead of bombs, M83's Saturdays = Youth drops irresistible layers of swooning synth, spangled guitars, and echoed vocals on its listeners.