Clap Your Hands Say Solo Album
2009-07-16 by Dr Dave De Sylvia STAFF | 2 Comments

Alec Ounsworth, frontman of indie rockers Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, will release his debut solo album Mo Beauty on October 20 via Anti-.

Recorded in New Orleans earlier this year, Mo Beauty features the back band of George Porter, Jr. on bass, Stanton Moore on drums, Robert Walter on keys, and Matt Sutton on baritone and pedal-steel guitars. Steve Berlin (Los Lobos) produced.

Ounsworth insists that it's not a New Orleans record, but acknowledges the effect of his surroundings on the final product: "New Orleans informed the spirit of the record, as it should. It's not a 'New Orleans record,' though, because, besides "Holy, Holy, Holy Moses," most of the songs weren't written specifically for New Orleans . . . Any record can be influenced by its location aesthetically, and some are more than others. So it was with this record . . .it is New Orleans, after all."

Tracklist:


1. Modern Girl ( . . . with scissors)
2. Bones in the Grave
3. Holy, Holy, Holy Moses (song for New Orleans)
4. That is not my Home (after Bruegel)
5. Idiots in the Rain
6. South Philadelphia (Drug Days)
7. What Fun.
8. Me and You, Watson
9. Obscene Queen Bee #2
10. When You've No Eyes


Twitter

Band Page: Alec Ounsworth

Comments:Add a Comment 
StreetlightRock
Emeritus
July 16th 2009

3766 Comments


Hm, Some Loud Thunder sucked big time, I can't see this being anything too great.

Digging: Interpol - El Pintor

PuddlesPuddles
July 17th 2009

4772 Comments


Haha I thought it was one guy anyway



You have to be logged in to post a comment. Login | Create a Profile





MOST VIEWED
Billy Talent's greatest hits
Deftones Album Details
Emarosa stream new album
Finch release second single
Robert Plant streams new album
Texas In July premiere new song
Tigers On Trains tease new album
Counting Crows stream new LP
New Old Man Gloom album/movie
Jimi Jamison of Survivor has died

OTHER RECENT NEWS
Hail The Sun Stream New Single
In Flames stream Siren Charms
Defunctus Astrum stream debut al..
Dhwesha stream debut album
Faith No More Record Album
Bones drops new mixtape
Viper the Rapper drops New Vid
Ryan Adams streams new album
New Evestus video, compilation
Deadlife stream new album
The/Das - Miami Waters
Skyforest stream debut album
Phantom Riffage stream new album
Kamijo detail new album
New Curren$y EP

» see all news

RELATED REVIEWS
Alec Ounsworth
Mo Beauty
FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy