Johnny Hawaii - Southern Lights

Johnny Hawaii - Southern Lights
Johnny Hawaii - Southern Lights
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Hands In The Dark (HITD 019)
Special Attributes: Limited edition of 300 copies
Release Date: 10/2013
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The debut LP from French dream expop surfer Johnny Hawaii, “Southern Lights” describes his vision of a romanced reality, a patchwork of feelings assembled from bits and pieces of melancholic souvenirs with a delicate guitar filling the lapses of memory. This original, personal album will undoubtedly be the perfect soundtrack to your own post-summer spleen.

"...It's appropriate that the opening track of Johnny Hawaii's Southern Lights debut, five song album has a (fairly obtuse) Twin Peaks reference in its title. "The Parrots Are Not What They Seem (They're Just Pigeons On Acid)" is a fine taste of the kind of retro meets phenomenological aesthetic that so consumed David Lynch and Mark Frost's classic television series. But the parrots (or owls, or pigeons) really are not what they seem, as Johnny Hawaii has swapped out Lynchian cool for a taste of tropical futurism, the substitution is much obliged; Southern Lights has all the meticulous development of a Mogwai album, but with about as much faux-erudition as the score to a popular early 90s television show (which is to say: not much)..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 The Parrots Are Not What They Seems (They Are Just Pigeons On Acid) 7:41    
A2 Driving Through The Jungle 5:42    
A3 Canoeing Down A Quiet River 7:09    

B1 Inner Beach 9:44    
B2 Psychic Suntan 10:05

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