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John Grant - Queen Of Denmark (2xLP)

John Grant - Queen Of Denmark (2xLP)
John Grant - Queen Of Denmark (2xLP)
€21.00 
Format: Vinyl (2xLP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Bella Union (Bellav235)
Special Attributes: Double heavyweight vinyls, gatefold cover
Release Date: 2010
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"...Wry tales of personal redemption from an artist who has dealt with his own demons of depression and addiction are backed up by Midlake’s familiar ’70s soft-rock style, which has been tuned to its most dreamy..." (http://www.nme.com)

"...First of all, Queen of Denmark is a rare and beautiful record. John Grant is blessed with one of those elemental baritones that deserves capitalisation. That Voice is capable of whipping up great tempests of yearning and sorrow while Midlake, who back him here, are fine musicians with a well-judged line in a sort of Nilsson-esque lushly orchestrated mid-Seventies Americana.
What made me fall for this album like a teenage crush, however, is not so much the Voice as Grant’s ability to infuse his narratives with a caustic wit that is genuinely funny and a sad honesty that is genuinely moving. He once told an interviewer that if he was a film character, he’d be Charlie Kaufman from Adaptation, and he shares with Kaufman an understanding of the fragile tragedy of being a human alive in this messiest of worlds. These songs are bathed in the melancholy angst of Synecdoche, New York, and as lovelorn as Eternal Sunshine..." (Read More: http://drownedinsound.com)

Track List

A1 TC And Honeybear        
A2 Marz    
A3 Where Dreams Go To Die    

B1 Sigourney Weaver        
B2 Chicken Bones        
B3 Silver Platter Club        

C1 It's Easier        
C2 Outer Space    
C3 Jesus Hates Faggots        

D1 Caramel    
D2 Leopard & Lamb        
D3 Queen Of Denmark 

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