On April 8, 2003.

On April 8, 2003, “Matador” label released “Summer Sun”, the tenth Yo La Tengo studio album. It was recorded in 2003, in Nashville, and was produced by Roger Moutenot.


  • Ira Kaplan– vocals, guitars, piano
  • Georgia Hubley– vocals, drums, piano, vocals
  • James McNew– vocals, bass
  • Roy Campbell, Jr. – trumpet
  • Daniel Carter – tenor and alto saxophone
  • Katie Gentile – violin
  • Tim Harris – cello
  • Sabir Mateen – alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute
  • Paul Niehaus – pedal steel guitar
  • William Parker – upright bass
  • Phil Morrison – sleeve photography
  • Alex Kirzhner – sleeve layout
  • Alex the Great – recording
  • Greg Calbi – mastering

Track listing:

All tracks by Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew, except where noted.

  1. Beach Party Tonight
  2. Little Eyes
  3. Nothing But You and Me
  4. Season of the Shark
  5. Today is the Day
  6. Tiny Birds
  7. How To Make a Baby Elephant Float
  8. Georgia vs  Yo La Tengo
  9. Don’t Have To Be Sad
  10. Winter A Go-Go
  11. Moonrock Mambo
  12. Let’s Be Still
  13. Take Care

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