RIYL: A mix between Ride and The Velvet Underground
Label: Slumberland Records (US) / Tough Love Records (UK)
If Ride decided to shy away from their shoegazing Creation Records brethren¬†and began listening to Velvet Underground records, they probably would have sounded a bit like London 4-piece Proper Ornaments. ¬†You’ve got dreamy, hazy vocal harmonies floating over¬†swaying rock and roll riffage with a heroin chic. ¬†Their fourth release, Foxhole, shows the band expanding their sound even further out. ¬†Tracks like Cremated (Blown Away) have krautrock-inspired rhythms while songs like Memories take stabs at piano-led balladry. ¬†This has the potential to be my favorite Proper Ornaments album to date! ¬†I love bands that evolve with every release.
The translucent blue copies, limited to only 250, can be purchased from Tough Love Records over in the UK HERE. ¬†Those copies also come with an additional 7″ of two secret tracks. ¬†If you’d rather buy your copy stateside, then follow the ‘buy’ link to Slumberland Records’ store page.
All LP copies are on red+white vinyl and include a code for a free download.
Translucent blue vinyl with a secret 2-track 7". Only 250 copies. Comes with download code.
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive