A lovely outing of orchestral pop...

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Tracyanne Campbell of Camera Obscura, The Knitting Factory - 3/22/06
Photo Courtesy of amg2000

KEXP Suggests... Camera Obscura - Let’s Get Out of This Country (Merge)

“This Scottish band’s 3rd album is another lovely outing of orchestral pop, combining Tracyanne Campbell’s fragile vocals and melancholy lyrics with some gorgeous pop melodies. While they’ve often been compared to fellow Scots Belle & Sebastian, their sound is also strongly rooted in the music of ‘60s girl groups and other purveyors of ‘60s pop.” - Don Yates

Listen to a few songs and b-sides from the new record...

Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken - (Real)
Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken (video) - (Real)
Come Back Margaret - (Real)
Lets Get Out of This Country - (Real)
I Can’t Stay Mad At You (b-side from 7″ single) - (Real)
Roman Holiday (b-side from CD single) - (Real)

Check out Camera Obscura at Neumos on July 23!

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  1. [...] For more, go to Alexi Murdoch, and here’s this week’s rundown. Anathallo - Floating World (Nettwerk) Bardo Pond - Ticket Crystals (Atp Recordings) Be Your Own Pet - Be Your Own Pet (Universal) Camera Obscura - Let’s Get out of This Country (Merge) Elvis Costello/Allen Toussaint - River in Reverse (Verve Forecast) Head Automatica - Popaganda (Warner Bros.) Juana Molina - Son (Domino) Kieran Hebden (Four Tet)/Steve Reid - Exchange Session, Vol. 2 (Domino) Ladyhawk - Ladyhawk (Jagjaguwar) Psapp - Only Thing I Ever Wanted (Domino) Scott Walker - Drift (4AD / ADA) Smoosh - Free to Stay (Barsuk) Zero 7 - Garden (Atlantic / Wea) [...]

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