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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

days of abandon



Released: 2nd Jun 2014



Released: 4th Jun 2014


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A warm summer day spent in a field of flowers, an afternoon by the beach or in a whimsical forest;  the brooklyn noise-pop / indie-pop’s 3rd album is full of dreamy vocals, like a flight of sheer fantasy.

 It comes off the back of 2 critically-acclaimed records – 2009’s self-titled debut and its 2011 follow-up, 'Belong' – that demonstrated the group's ability to shift musical registers from bedroom pop daydreams to Alternative Nation anthems. "This album was a chance to step back from that universal style of songwriting to something that was far more personal, more in keeping with my original ideals’’ says frontman Alex Berman . The sugarcoated shoegazers  sailing from NYC, delivers down-to-earth texts sang on fuzzy, poppy melodies.

days of abandon


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  2. Simple And Sure
  3. Kelly
  4. Beautiful You
  5. Coral And Gold
  6. Eurydice
  7. Masokissed
  8. Until The Sun Explodes
  9. Life After Life
  10. The Asp At My Chest