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Bonus MP3: Spooky Folk -- "Polaroid"

If nothing else, Spooky Folk wins the most adorable album cover of the year award.
If nothing else, Spooky Folk wins the most adorable album cover of the year award.

Turns out the EP we've been waiting on from Denton's Spooky Folk--a band, which, you'll recall, is neither spooky nor folk--isn't an EP at all, but rather a long-player well worth sinking your teeth into. And, through the first few listens, the disc seems quite the treat, a collection of college radio-ready indie charmers begging for an audience--from album-closer "I Am A Ghost" to the band's calling card singalong, "Bible Belt," which, as proceeded by "My Niagara Heart," "Rare Birds," and "Polaroid," makes for as compelling a four-punch opening combo that we've come across from a local debut in some time.

We'll have an in-the-print-product review in the coming weeks, no doubt, but, in the meantime, take a listen to "Polaroid," which the band has kindly offered up to DC9 readers as a free download. Grab it after the jump.

Bonus mp3:

Spooky Folk -- "Polaroid"

Kinda conjures a rootsier Pains of Being Pure at Heart to me. This song, at least.

Anyway, the band's self-titled debut was officially released at a Denton house show on March 16, and is currently available for purchase at Denton's favorite record store, Recycled Books. Go grab that action.


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