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Alvvays Cover Camera Obscura

Alvvays covered “Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken” at a show in Montreal, to pay tribute to¬†Carey from Camera Obscura who died of cancer a few weeks ago:

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New Camera Obscura

I just got around to hearing the latest Camera Obscura album Desire Lines, and I didn’t really connect with any of the songs…except “Break It To You Gently.”

“Break It To You Gently” is sonically upbeat and similar to a song like “Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken.” It’s really Camera Obscura at its best. And the second verse is even better than the first — how many songs can claim that distinction?

Album version + a live video:

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“Super Trouper”

Here’s a cover of ABBA’s song “Super Trouper” by Camera Obscura:

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