Thursday, November 15

SAMBASSADEUR

Swedish pop via Swedish popsters SAMBASSADEUR.... They had the good taste to name themselves after a SERGE GAINSBOURG song. They are "Internet-friendly" aka "Internet-savvy" aka "they know which side their bread is buttered on while not looking a gift-horse in the mouth." They speak twee with a shoegaze chaser. (I mix metaphors with wild, abandon-all-hope-ye-who-enter indiscretion.) Sometimes, their singer is a girl named ANNA. Sometimes, their singer is a boy named DANIEL P., DANIEL T., or JOACHIM. Sometimes, Anna and whichever boy it is that sings sing simultaneously. Simultaneously, they sing the pretty songs they sing prettily. (Okay, enough of this hop-on-Swedish-pop nonsense. I just woke up, but I am already in need of a nap....)

SAMBASSADEUR on MySPACE.

SAMBASSADEUR live >>>

Nov 29 2007 10:00P/John Doe @ Herrgår’n/Linköping
Nov 30 2007 10:00P/Bigmouth @ K6/Karlstad
Dec 1 2007 10:00P/Debaser Medis/Stockholm
Dec 14 2007 10:00P/Bättre än igår @ Trädgårn/Borås
Dec 15 2007 10:00P/Velvet @ V-dala Nation/Uppsala


From the LP MIGRATION, 2007 >>>
[
MP3] "That Town"
[
MP3] "Migration"

From the EP COASTAL AFFAIRS, 2006 >>>
[
MP3] "Kate"
[
MP3] "Claudine" [THE BATS cover]

From their self-titled LP, 2005 >>>
[
MP3] "New Moon"
[
MP3] "Ice & Snow"

BONUS TRACK >>>

[
MP3] "La Chanson de Prevert" [SERGE GAINSBOURG cover]

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