My Maudlin Career

Camera Obscura - My Maudlin Career
Critic Score
Based on 25 reviews
2009 Ratings: #138 / 867
Year End Rank: #22
User Score
Based on 65 ratings
2009 Ratings: #56
April 21, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Indie Pop / Genres
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One of the more underrated albums out there. There is a lot of run-of-the-mill indie pop within the same vein as this album. What sets this record apart is the CONSISTENT richness in the production with Tracyanne Campbell's beautiful voice soaring over shimmering instrumentals from the band along with some gorgeous string arrangements. The tracks here are catchy, moody, smooth, soft, and packed with a bunch of gorgeous instrumentation. The lead vocals have an appropriate amount of reverb that I ... read more
Fav Tracks: French Navy, Away With Murder, Honey in the Sun
French Navy - 80
The Sweetest Thing - 75
You Told a Lie - 80
Away With Murder - 80
Swans - 70
James - 75
Careless Love - 75
My Maudlin Career - 80
Forest and Sands - 80
Other Towns and Cities - 70
Honey in the Sun - 80

Destaque: French Navy, My Maudlin Career e Away With Murder
Since the previous experiment proved so successful, the band waves its bright, pop vision, more confident, after having seriously worked, trying to leave the least possible to spontaneity.
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Track List


  1. French Navy 
  2. The Sweetest Thing 
  3. You Told a Lie
  4. Away With Murder
  5. Swans 
  6. James 
  7. Careless Love 
  8. My Maudlin Career 
  9. Forest and Sands 
  10. Other Towns and Cities 
  11. Honey in the Sun


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