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Friday, March 27, 2009

songs of shame

I've already mentioned how much I love Woods' latest Captured Tracks 7" -- the b-side in particular -- and the band's stellar new full-length, Songs of Shame, is more of the same simple, breezy, and consistently awesome lo-fi pop (the label calls it road worn/windblown "skeletal psychedelia"). Highlights include the group's killer Graham Nash cover, and the fuzzy, pensively sad backwoods psych-folk ballad "Rain On":

woods :: rain on

Songs of Shame comes out April 14 on Woodsist. You can also purchase their 7" here; in case you missed this one the first time around:

woods :: the dark


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Blogger McG said...

if you live in NYC/BK you can probably already snag a copy of songs of shame on vinyl. i got it at permanent in greenpoint last friday.

8:45 AM  
Anonymous alan said...

were the hell were you when this band was releasing albums years ago?

9:37 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

i was probably right here, mostly

10:21 AM  
Blogger Justin said...

i first heard of 'At Rear House' from Chris, years ago. and the new Woods is badass.

10:26 AM  
Anonymous brandon said...

@ alan: wHere the hell were YOU!?


i like this band, but they sound like muppets singing to me. anyone else getting that?

1:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yeah i was thinking Fraggle Rock, actually. pretty sweet.

11:31 AM  
Blogger Gregory said...

Loving the new album Chris, check out the 'Some Shame' tour-only cassette if you haven't already.

6:30 PM  

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