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The Gypsy-tinged quartet DeVotchKa were formed in Denver, CO by multi-instrumentalists Nick Urata (vocals, guitar, trumpet), Tom Hagerman (violin, accordion), Jeanie Schroder (sousaphone, bass), and percussionist Shawn King. Supporting musicians rotated in and out of the eclectic group's lineup, contributing such diverse sounds as strings and bazoukis. While some described DeVotchKa's sound as polka-rock or circus music, the band was actually a cross-pollination of numerous influences, including cabaret, spaghetti Westerns, and the immigrant dance music of Eastern Europe. Supermelodrama, their self-released 2000 debut, garnered numerous accolades, and the band toured in support of the record with such luminaries as Calexico, 16 Horsepower, Flogging Molly, and Archer Prewitt. Una Volta followed in May 2003. Issued by the Boulder, CO indie Cicero, DeVotchKa promoted the album through a tour with noted burlesque/fetish entertainer Dita Von Teese. Their solid third album, How It Ends, was released in 2004, followed by Curse Your Little Heart, an EP of covers that included Siouxsie and the Banshees' "Last Beat of My Heart" and the Velvet Underground's "Venus in Furs." In 2006, they composed the lush score for Little Miss Sunshine, earning a Grammy nomination for Best Soundtrack. In March of 2008, the band's most mature release, A Mad and Faithful Telling, hit the shelves, reaching the number nine slot on the Billboard Heatseekers chart. In 2011 the group released its sixth studio album, the moody and triumphant 100 Lovers. ~ Johnny Loftus
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  1.   Song
  2.   100 Other Lovers
  3.   How It Ends
  4.   Venus in Furs
  5.   The Clockwise Witness
  6.   Queen of the Surface Streets
  7.   Sunshine
  8.   The Last Beat of My Heart
  9.   Somethin' Stupid
  10.   New World
  11.   Transliterator
  12.   The Man from San Sebastian
  13.   Gasoline Serpent by The Devotchkas
  14.   Blessing in Disguise
  15.   The Oblivion
  16.   First Push
  17.   The Winner Is
  18.   The Common Good
  19.   Devotchka! by The Devotchkas
  20.   We're Leaving
  21.   Interlude 2
  22.   Ruthless
  23.   All the Sand in All the Sea
  24.   Overture
  25.   No One Gets Left Behind
  26.   Tragedy by The Devotchkas
  27.   La Llorona
  28.   Dark Eyes by The Devotchkas
  29.   Contrabanda
  30.   Undone
  31.   Do You Think There's a Heaven
  32.   Curse Your Little Heart
  33.   I Cried Like a Silly Boy
  34.   This Place Is Haunted
  35.   Viens Avec Moi
  36.   Dearly Departed
  37.   Charlotte Mittnacht (The Fabulous Destiny Of...)
  38.   C'est Ce la, Pt. 2
  39.   Vengo! Vengo!
  40.   One Last Vow
  41.   Death by Blonde
  42.   Sunrise on Cicero by The Devotchkas
  43.   Hot Burrito #1 (I'm Your Toy)
  44.   Queen Of The Surface
  45.   The Alley
  46.   Head Honcho
  47.   Bad Luck Heels
  48.   Along the Way
  49.   Basso Profundo
  50.   Let's Go
  51.   Til the End of Time
  52.   Such a Lovely Thing
  53.   Twenty-Six Temptations
  54.   The Enemy Guns
  55.   La Llorrona
  56.   Ocean of Lust
  57.   Life Is Short by The Devotchkas
  58.   Danglin' Feet by The Devotchkas
  59.   Exhaustible
  60.   Everything's Got 'Em
  61.   El Zopilote Mojado
  62.   Miette
  63.   Cuba Libra by The Devotchkas
  64.   Reprise
  65.   Interlude 1
  66.   The Jaws of the World by The Devotchkas
  67.   Too Tired
  68.   Comrade Z
  69.   Whiskey Breath by The Devotchkas
  70.   No One Is Watching
  71.   You Love Me
  72.   Strizzalo
  73.   In the Tower by The Devotchkas
  74.   Lunnaya Pogonka
  75.   C'est Ce La
  76.   Commerce City Sister
  77.   Queen of the Surface Streets, song (as used in the film Penelope)
  78.   Transilerator
  79.   Overturte
  80.   [Untitled Hidden Track]
  81.   [Untitled Hidden Track]

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