The Proper Ornaments - Wooden Head

The Proper Ornaments - Wooden Head
The Proper Ornaments - Wooden Head
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Fortuna Pop! ‎(FPOP173LP)
Special Attributes: New & sealed but with a light bent on one corner
Release Date: 06/2014
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"...The Proper Ornaments meld the right amounts of their primary ’60s influences with their own pop sensibility and somnolent interpretation of psychedelia, wherein the melodic warmth of The Beach Boys meets a deeper and darker undercurrent of the aforementioned Velvet Underground..." (

"...The band's signature characteristics are all on show on Wooden Head: a laconically sincere lyrical register; a certain sentimental preoccupation with weather (song titles include 'Step Out Into The Cold', 'Sun', 'Summer's Gone', etc.); and the dreamy jingle-jangle guitars that are their sonic hallmark, with their vague promise of regeneration and renewal breaking through wistful melancholia. They also have a penchant for brevity: aside from 'You Shouldn't Have Gone' - hardly Godspeed!-esque at 4 minutes 19 seconds - none of the tracks exceed three-and-a-half minutes, and the majority clock in at under three minutes...Its great achievement is to sound both translucently weightless - unselfconscious, bordering endearingly naïve - and at the same time substantial and taut. The album's total absence of sheen is, one suspects, a deliberate strategy, of a piece with the band's unassuming aesthetic. It takes a lot of thought and precision to sound this effortless..." (Read More:

Track List

A1 Gone
A2 Sun
A3 Ruby
A4 Now I Understand
A5 Don't You Want To Know (What You're Going To Be)
A6 Magazine
A7 Stereolab

B1 Step Into The Cold
B2 Tire Me Out
B3 Always There
B4 Summers Gone
B5 What Am I To Do
B6 You Shouldn't Have Gone
B7 You'll See

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