The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Days Of Abandon

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Days Of Abandon
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Days Of Abandon
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Fierce Panda (NONG88LP)
Special Attributes: Inner sleeve with printed lyrics.
Release Date: 06/2014
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"...Expansive, immersive indiepop; how these Pains have grown..." (

"...opener “Art Smock” disarms you completely, a gentle acoustic number with guitars that almost nudge towards folk. Elsewhere, they’re largely channeling the peppy pop of the first record, and with any hint of rawness shorn away, the results are gorgeous. “Simple and Sure” is the record’s Ronseal moment; the chorus’ infuriatingly catchy refrain of “I just wanna be yours” is hardly groundbreaking, but matches the track’s laid-back feel perfectly. The guitars on “Masokissed” and “Life After Life” have Johnny Marr’s fingerprints all over them, but they’re both so irresistibly sunny that it’s hard to care. “Beautiful You” might be the highlight; it runs unusually long for a Pains track at over six minutes, but allows the song to simmer nicely; the soaring late guitar solo, in particular, is completely euphoric..." (Read more:

Track List (Listen the album in full here)

A1 Art Smock     
A2 Simple And Sure     
A3 Kelly     
A4 Beautiful You     
A5 Coral And Gold
B1 Eurydice     
B2 Masokissed     
B3 Until The Sun Explodes     
B4 Life After Life     
B5 The Asp At My Chest

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