Era Extraña
Era Extrana
Studio album by Neon Indian
Released September 13, 2011
Recorded 2010-2011
Genre Chillwave, synthpop, indie pop, new wave
Length 42:27
Label Static Tongues, Mom + Pop Music
Producer Alan Palomo,[1] Dave Fridmann
Neon Indian chronology
Mind Ctrl: Psychic Chasms Possessed
Era Extraña

Era Extraña is electronic pop artist Alan Palomo's second album as Neon Indian. It was released on September 13, 2011, through Mom + Pop Music in the United States, Transgressive Records in Great Britain and Europe, Columbia Music/Big Nothing in Japan, and Pop Frenzy/Inertia in Australia.[1]

In a Pitchfork interview on September 12, 2011, Palomo said that he was living in Helsinki, Finland for four weeks while making the album.[2]

Track listingEdit

No. Title Length
1. "Heart: Attack"   0:59
2. "Polish Girl"   4:26
3. "The Blindside Kiss"   3:35
4. "Hex Girlfriend"   3:18
5. "Heart: Decay"   1:46
6. "Fallout"   3:34
7. "Era Extraña"   2:59
8. "Halogen (I Could Be a Shadow)"   4:37
9. "Future Sick"   4:49
10. "Suns Irrupt"   5:30
11. "Heart: Release"   2:07
12. "Arcade Blues"   4:47
Total length:

Bonus Track (Japan only)
No. Title Length
13. "Eras Ending Above Us"   4:48


The album received positive reviews from music critics. At Metacritic, which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 76, based on 27 reviews, indicating "Generally Favorable Reviews".[3]

Stereogum placed the album at number 16 on its list of the "Top 50 albums of 2011".[4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Neon Indian Era Extraña Info. Buzzmedia (July 18, 2011). Retrieved on July 25, 2011.
  3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named MC
  4. Stereogum's Top 50 Albums of 2011. Stereogum (December 5, 2011). Retrieved on January 15, 2012.

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