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Camera Obscura have revealed further details of their fifth studio album, Desire Lines, set for release on June 3rd/4th via 4AD.
Desire Lines started life in 2011 - shortly after the release of their 4AD debut My Maudlin Career – as demos put together in singer Tracyanne Campbell’s flat. Revisiting those songs a couple of years later, the band made the decision to decamp from their native Glasgow to Portland, Oregon to work with GRAMMY-nominated producer Tucker Martine (R.E.M., Spoon, My...
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Following the widespread recognition that greeted Let’s Get Out of The Country, Camera Obscura signed a worldwide deal with 4AD in 2009.
Returning to Sweden once more, fourth album My Maudlin Career again showcases the intuitive relationship the band have developed with producer Jari Haapalainen (Ed Harcourt, Peter, Bjorn & John, The Concretes), creating a body of refined cinematic indiepop that marks the band’s position in the pop pantheon.
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Released on October 7th / 8th, tracks from Desire Lines 'Do It Again' and 'Break It To You Gently' are joined by two brand new songs, 'Making Money' and 'Swallows'.
You can order it now from the 4AD store in the US, and Rough Trade and Jumbo in the UK.
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Released on May 17, 2010, 'The Nights Are Cold' b/w 'The Sweetest Thing' is a release Camera Obscura have put together in honour of Richard Hawley, as he has been one of their favourite artists for years.
The A-Side features them covering his 'The Nights Are Cold' while the AA is Richard's own remix of their 'The Sweetest Thing' (taken from their My Maudlin Career album of last year).
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Since releasing their critically lauded album, My Maudlin Career, earlier in the year, they have been working solidly ever since.
'The Sweetest Thing' is taken from the record.
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Taken from My Maudlin Career.
'French Navy' has become an internationally recognised hit, and this release comes with 'The World Is Full Of Strangers'.
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The first release from the eponymous fourth record by Camera Obscura.
Today marks the launch of the next instalment in the 4AD Sessions series, with Camera Obscura taking centre stage.
The five-track session was filmed in the band’s hometown of Glasgow, at the Tron Theatre, whose 16th century clock tower is one of the city’s most recognisable landmarks.
Directed by seasoned 4AD Session collaborators Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, the pair knew...