Codeine Velvet Club - S/T (Cd)

Codeine Velvet Club - S/T (Cd)
Codeine Velvet Club - S/T (Cd)
Format: Cd 
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Label (Code): Dangerbird (DGB041)
Special Attributes: Cardboard Sleeve
Release Date: 2010
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"...Codeine Velvet Club was one of the most surprising & strangest acts of 2009. Consisting of The Fratellis front man Jon Lawler as well as Singer Songwriter Lou Hickey, they are a collaborate that 'share a love of 60s girl-boy duets, dark post-war Hollywood & Las Vegas romanticism..." (

"...This album should go some way to redressing that state of affairs. It's Sandy Shaw-does-Bacharach vibe, all lush yet restrained strings and cantering drums, is quite obviously in debt to Alex Turner and Miles Kane's The Last Shadow Puppets, while the combination of its swinging 60s sound with Lou Hickey's monochrome cool vocals strongly recalls Stuart Murdoch's recent God Help the Girl project. So there's nothing earth-shattering here, but most of it is really enjoyable. Opener and single 'Hollywood' is a Cuban heel-stomping, fringe-flicking anthem. Recalling the late-60s sounds of Stax and Motown, it's the kind of thing James Dean Bradfield of the Manic Street Preachers likes to bash out when he isn't hobbled by Nicky Wire's abominable 'poetry'. 'Nevada' likewise beguiles, as hazy and dusty as a song of that name should be. 'I Would Send You Roses', meanwhile, hits its strung out soul target absolutely dead on and reminds you why this style of music will always sound so potent..." (Read More:

Track List

1 Hollywood         
2 Vanity Kills         
3 Time         
4 The Black Roses         
5 Little Sister         
6 Nevada         
7 Reste Avec Moi         
8 I Would Send You Roses         
9 Like A Full Moon         
10 Begging Bowl Blues         
11 I Am The Resurrection [Stone Roses Cover]

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