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Darwin Deez - 10 Yearz White & Blue Splatter Vinyl LP 2020

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Cat no. LUCKY39LPX

Track Listing:

1. Constellations 3:15
2. Deep Sea Divers 3:39
3. The City 3:24
4. DNA 2:52
5. The Suicide Song 2:27
6. Up In The Clouds 3:34
7. Bed Space 3:32
8. The Bomb Song 3:48
9. Radar Detector 3:10
10. Bad Day 3:06

The debut album from New York's Darwin Deez, originally released in 2009. Recording the album in his own apartment using only a PC and a cheap microphone, the songs are mostly stripped down, simple and unadorned but they pulse and throb deliciously with life and a rare wit. Certainly, it would be hard to think of anyone else who can start a song by cribbing “Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star” as the opening line (as on ‘Constellations’), while rhyming “Los Angeles” with “televangelist” (as on ‘Radar Detector’). However, it is also important to note that there is also an emotive undertow of sadness and longing in his oeuvre. By turns joyous and heart tugging, winsome and wistful, glorious and gorgeous, buoyed aloft by Deez’s ear for a soaring chorus and a catchy tune, not to mention his knack for a killer couplet, Darwin self-proclaimed the album as being ‘happy songs for sad people’.