Castaways & Cutouts Vinyl LP

$ 17.00

As its title would suggest, Castaways and Cutouts is a record populated with an eclectic array of unlikely characters in various states of abandonment and revelry. While the likes of Spanish gypsies, infant specters, and Turkish prostitutes are not common elements to be found within modern pop music, these figures find ample footing within the songcraft of Mr. Meloy, supported comfortably by the band's lush and orchestral instrumentation. Recorded over a two month period in a warehouse in Portland, Oregon's Industrial Southeast, the record swims gracefully between heart-rending, deftly arranged pop and scrappy off-the-cuff dirge

The Vinyl LP edition features an alternate cover by Carson Ellis, a full color sleeve with lyrics and bits, not least, and a thick black slab of 180 gram vinyl !

[Kill Rock Stars / HUSH; 2003 (CD), Jealous Butcher / HUSH; 2004 (LP)]

1. Leslie Anne Levine 4:12
2. Here I Dreamt I Was An Architect 4:29
3. July, July! 2:53
4. A Cautionary Song 3:08
5. Odalisque 5:20
6. Cocoon 6:48
7. Grace Cathedral Hill 4:28
8. The Legionnaire's Lament 4:44
9. Clementine 4:07
10. California One / Youth And Beauty Brigade 9:50

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