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Camera Obscura | Desire Lines | New Music Review

Submitted by John Mosley on Wed, 06/05/2013 - 11:58 am

To start, Camera Obscura introduces Desire Lines with a brief, sweeping overture (simply, “Intro”) that hints at the structured dreamscape to come—not that any future tracks on the record revisit the string arrangement procured here; I mean to say that this short, overwrought musical construct belies the band’s aspiration to sublime grandeur in obvious subtext. But that’s all just intellectualizing what amounts to a barely a half-minute movement on the album.

Camera Obscura 'Desire Lines' streaming via NPR

Submitted by The Beggars Group on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 10:04 am

Camera Obscura's wonderful new album Desire Lines is out next week (Tuesday, June 4) via 4AD, and we are pleased to present you with the album download, along with a link to the full premiere stream hosted by NPR First Listen, and their amazing write up: n.pr/16YWHyqDesire Lines started life in 2010 shortly after the release of their 4AD debut My Maudlin Career' - as demos put together in singer Tracyanne Campbell's home.

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