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¿Cómo Te Llama?

¿Cómo Te Llama?
Albert Hammond, Jr.
Released Digital: June 17, 2008
Recorded October 2007 in Electric Lady Studios
Genre Indie rock, alternative rock, garage rock
Length 46:30
Label Black Seal (US)
Rough Trade (UK)
Producer Albert Hammond, Jr.
Albert Hammond, Jr. chronology

Yours to Keep
Como Te Llama
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating (83%) link
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars link
NME (8/10) link
Pitchfork Media (6.7/10) link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars link
Spin 3.5/5 stars link
Uncut 3/5 stars link

¿Cómo Te Llama? is the title of the second album of Albert Hammond, Jr. The album has 13 tracks and was released on July 7, 2008 in the UK and on July 8, 2008 in the US. "GfC" is the first single from the album, and it premiered on iLike on May 22, 2008.

On 27 May 2008, Hammond released "GfC" on iTunes in the US. The song had already been played extensively live on his 2007 tour, along with "In My Room". A non-album B-side "& So it Goes" was released along with the single.

The title ¿Cómo Te Llama? is Spanish for How does he/she/it call you?. It could be a misspelling of either ¿Cómo se llama? (formal second person singular conjugation of the present of indicative of llamar, which is Spanish for What's his/her/its/your name?) or ¿Cómo te llamas? (casual second person singular of the same tense, which is Spanish for What's your name?).


On August 29, 2007, Albert Hammond, Jr. announced on his MySpace blog he was recording his second album. He recorded for five weeks in Electric Lady Studios in New York City with his band of Josh Lattanzi on bass (of Ben Kweller and The Lemonheads), and Matt Romano (The Strokes' drum technician) on drums. Marc Philippe Eskanazi (guitar, Medium Cool, The Mooney Suzuki), who toured with Hammond, played on the album according to an interview with Pitchfork Media. Steve Schlitz, from the band Longwave also plays on the album and Sean Lennon plays the piano on the song, "Spooky Couch".[1] The album is produced by Hammond himself along with engineer Gus Oberg and drummer Matt Romano. String personnel are Earl Maneein (of Resolution15), Matt Szemela, Jon Weber and Jessie Reagen.[2]



No. Title Length
1. "Bargain of a Century"   3:10
2. "In My Room"   3:18
3. "Lisa"   3:46
4. "GfC"   3:09
5. "The Boss Americana"   2:57
6. "Rocket"   3:35
7. "Victory at Monterey"   3:58
8. "You Won't Be Fooled By This"   3:01
9. "Spooky Couch"   7:18
10. "Borrowed Time"   3:11
11. "G Up"   2:40
12. "Miss Myrtle"   3:06
13. "Feed Me Jack Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Peter Sellers"   2.52

Special Edition with Live DVD

  1. "In My Room" (Live)
  2. "Everyone Gets A Star" (Live)
  3. "Call An Ambulance" (Live)
  4. "Holiday" (Live)
  5. "Blue Skies" (Live)
  6. "Hard To Live In The City" (Live)
  7. "101" (Live)
  8. "Scared" (Live)
  9. "In Transit" (Live)
  10. "Bright Young Thing" (Live)

Chart performance

Chart (2008) Peak
French Albums Chart 168
UK Albums Chart 183
US Billboard 200 145
US Billboard Top Heatseekers 5
US Billboard Independent Albums 20


External links

  • Interview about the album
  • NME Article
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