Editors' Notes Even before their near-win of the 2005 Mercury Music Prize, Leeds, England’s Kaiser Chiefs had made an imprint on the alt-pop scenes on both sides of the Atlantic; even Lucinda Williams was heard to sing their praises. “I Predict a Riot,” the lead U.S. single from Employment, their debut, was a long-running rock-radio hit that was pretty much impossible to remove from one’s cranium after a couple of spins. Their brisk three-minute slices of modish New Wave recall everything from the early Who (“Riot”) to Cool Britannia-era Blur (“Oh My God”). Employment also finds them throwing in change-ups like “You Can Have It All,” which could be theme music for a remake of Georgy Girl, and the wobbly “What Did I Ever Give You.”

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Everyday I Love You Less and Less
1
3:37
 
I Predict a Riot
2
3:53
 
Modern Way
3
4:03
 
Na Na Na Na Naa
4
3:00
 
You Can Have It All
5
4:35
 
Oh My God
6
3:34
 
Born to Be a Dancer
7
3:30
 
Saturday Night
8
3:26
 
What Did I Ever Give You
9
4:09
 
Time Honoured Tradition
10
2:45
 
Caroline, Yes
11
4:10
 
Team Mate
12
3:24
 

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