The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - S/T

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart -	S/T
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart -	S/T The Pains of Being Pure at Heart -	S/T
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Slumberland (SLR 89 - FPOP83LP)
Special Attributes: Includes a coupon for MP3 download
Release Date: 2009
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"...There is something distinctly perfect about the naivety that the Pains of Being Pure at Heart seem to effortlessly inject into every bouncy ballad of young love and young living that makes their self-titled debut not only a welcome throwback but a much needed vacation from over-calculation." (

"..That these second-wavers are getting first-rate attention shouldn't be a worry unless you're into dick-measuring contests about the late-1980s (but I was there) or still holding a grudge against Vivian Girls and Crystal Stilts. Despite being such a streamlined listen, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart acts as something of an indie Rorschach: Once our staff got a hold of the fuzzy, major-chord fizz of "Come Saturday" or "Stay Alive", it raised comparisons to everything from Sleepyhead to Black Tambourine to even Peter Bjorn and John (at their most shoegazy) and Ride (at their most heavy-lidded). In other words, you'll dig this record as long as you're a fan of trebly, melancholy pop music" (Read more:

Track List

A1 Contender          
A2 Come Saturday          
A3 Young Adult Friction         
A4 This Love Is Fucking Right!      
A5 The Tenure Itch   
B1 Stay Alive          
B2 Everything With You         
B3 A Teenager In Love         
B4 Hey Paul     
B5 Gentle Sons

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