Even if In Camera bleeds together and drones toward the end, the early Talking Heads vibe of 'Absurd Hero Manifesto,' the Leonard Cohen sway of 'Come to View (Song for Neil Young),' and the Lee Hazlewood stomp of 'Afterglow,' combined with Arthur & Yu's own flourishes, more than compensate. [Summer 2007, p.78]
An authentic graininess permeates In Camera, like you're listening to the whole thing in sepia-tone - from the coy country call-and-response of 'Come to View (Song For Neil Young)', which could have soundtracked a Jane Fonda film, to the lolloping 'Afterglow', and tambourining of 'Lion's Mouth'. Lush.
Arthur & Yu's inconsistently brewed blend of neo-psychedelic indie-folk is definitely an acquired taste and the home-recorded, lo-fi production along with uninspired songwriting renders In Camera incapable of being a worthwhile investment of your listening time.
joytJul 26, 2007how can something this warm and fuzzy feel so perfect for a sunny afternoon?
JillWJul 26, 2007I love A&Y!
SoundFixJul 28, 2007It happens. When you run a record store, you
NicolasOJul 26, 2007Duh. Best album of the year.
AmosT.Jul 27, 2007Fantastic! There's nothing "hardly" about the art at this label!
JillDJul 27, 2007Love it! Love it! Love it! My kind of music. Superb lyrics- hasn't left my CD player since I bought it!
JasonTJul 26, 2007Drags on, nothing innovative about it, boring as all get-out.
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