In this week'sObserver
, Catherine Downes talksCamera Obscura
shop in advance of the band's Denton stop on Saturday night at Hailey's. Should be a good one, Downes writes, explaining that the band "was set for nothing less than indie splendor from the beginning." She gets into specifics, too:
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Camera Obscura's fourth album, My Maudlin Career, was released last year, and expands on the unreserved nature of Let's Get Out of This Country. The album is infused with pop charm and steeped in tongue-in-cheek melancholy, taking the listener deep into [Tracyanne] Campbell's everyday concerns regarding life and love. Continue reading...
As for me? I can't get "French Navy," the above song, out of my head. But I digress.
The folks at Spune Productions, who booked tomorrow night's show to Hailey's, has been kind enough to pass along a pair of tickets so one lucky DC9 reader can take in tomorrow's show for free. Could that be you? Sure--if you're the first to email me right now with the words "Smile for the Camera" in the subject line. Good luck!
Update: Contest is over. Congrats to our winner!