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Dedicated To Bobby Jameson

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Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
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Available
Release Date:
15-09-2017
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Barcode:
184923124026
Packaging:
Slip Sleeve (CD or Vinyl)
Catalog Number:
MEX2402
Dedicated To Bobby Jameson
Dedicated To Bobby Jameson

Description

Los Angeless prodigal songwriting son Ariel Pink shares his eleventh studio album, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson. The albums title makes a direct and heartfelt reference to a real-life L.A. musician, long presumed dead, who resurfaced online in 2007 after 35 reclusive years to pen his autobiography and tragic life story in a series of blogs and YouTube tirades. Standout tracks from Dedicated to Bobby Jameson include Feels Like Heaven, a lovelorn insta-classic paying tribute to the promise of romance, Another Weekend, which encapsulates the lingering euphoria of a regrettable weekend over the edge, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, a rah-rah psych romp paying homage to L.A.s punk history, and Time to Live, an ironic anti-suicide anthem that promotes survival as a form of resistance before devolving into a grungy, Video Killed the Radio Star-style breakdown that supposes life and death as being more or less the same fate and embraces the immortal anarchy of a rock song as an alternative to the prison of reality. Alternately contained and sprawling, Dedicated to Bobby Jameson is a shimmering pop odyssey that represents more astonishing peaks and menacing valleys in the career of a man who, through sheer originality and nerve, has become an American rock and roll institution. The album marks his first full-length release with the Brooklyn-based label Mexican Summer.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Time To Meet Your God
  3. Feels Like Heaven
  4. Death Patrol
  5. Santa's In The Closet
  6. Dedicated To Bobby Jameson
  7. Time To Live
  8. Another Weekend
  9. I Wanna Be Young
  10. Bubblegum Dreams
  11. Dreamdate Narcissist
  12. Kitchen Witch
  13. Do Yourself A Favor
  14. Acting (feat. DÄM-FunK)
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