God Help The Girl - S/T

God Help The Girl - S/T
God Help The Girl - S/T
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: Out Of Stock (Contact Us to know when this product will be available again)
Label (Code): Rough Trade (RTRADLP489)
Special Attributes: Gatefold cover
Release Date: 2009
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"The result is a breathtaking record from one of pop’s most singular voices, combining the strengths and feel of the early Belle and Sebastian records in a broader musical palette, which draws equally on musicals, sixties’ girl groups, eighties’ indie and, most of all, classic pop records..." (Matador)

"...God Help the Girl opens with a delicate new version of The Life Pursuit centerpiece "Act of the Apostle II". Switched from "senior year" to "senior ward," and re-titled simply "Act of the Apostle", the song also drops its last verse-- making the whole thing more prologue-like-- and gains a bit of Andrews Sisters swing. For all the specifics about a sick narrator and fighting parents, "Act of the Apostle" is still essentially a pop kid's update of the Velvet Underground's "Rock and Roll": "My Damascan road's my transistor radio." Her life was saved by girl groups...." (Read More:

Track List

A1 Act Of The Apostle    
A2 God Help The Girl    
A3 Pretty Eve In The Tub    
A4 A Unified Theory    
A5 Hiding Neath My Umbrella    
A6 Funny Little Frog    
A7 If You Could Speak    

B1 Musician, Please Take Heed    
B2 Perfection As A Hipster    
B3 Come Monday Night    
B4 The Music Room Window    
B5 I Just Want Your Jeans    
B6 I'll Have To Dance With Cassie    
B7 A Down And Dusky Blonde

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