Camera Obscura – My Maudlin Career

27 10 2010

Listened: Wednesday October 6

My Maudlin Career was the first Camera Obscura album I acquired. I’ve since acquired others.

My Maudlin Career like ear crack. I sing songs like French Navy, Away With Murder, Swans, and James to myself for hours afterward. I’ve never been a big fan of breathy female vocals, but Camera Obscura do it so expertly I can’t help but love it. The sixties-inspired instrumentation with Belle & Sebastian style strings tie it all up with a big bow.

I subsequently downloaded their other albums when Amazon went crazy and had them all on sale for $5!



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