Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
WA Tunes
Connecting You to the Tunes You Love
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Euro Pop   Swedish Pop

Writer's Block


Writer's Block by Columbia/RED at WA Tunes. MPN: 1887627. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This Swedish trio (Peter Moren, Bjorn Yttling and John Eriksson) who mix the sounds of classic '60s Baroque Pop, Power Pop and New Wave, creating and exciting and original sound. Fans of Sahara Hot Nights, The Concretes, Badly Drawn Boy and The Shout-Out-Louds and Swedish Pop music in general should seek this out immediately! 'The songs are Great' New York Times, Young folks is the coolest song ever to appear on Grey's Anatomy' Rolling Stone. US only edition includes a bonus disc of rarities!


Product Description & Reviews

This Swedish trio (Peter Moren, Bjorn Yttling and John Eriksson) who mix the sounds of classic '60s Baroque Pop, Power Pop and New Wave, creating and exciting and original sound. Fans of Sahara Hot Nights, The Concretes, Badly Drawn Boy and The Shout-Out-Louds and Swedish Pop music in general should seek this out immediately! 'The songs are Great' New York Times, Young folks is the coolest song ever to appear on Grey's Anatomy' Rolling Stone. US only edition includes a bonus disc of rarities! As fine an album as this might be (and indeed it is), it serves a much higher purpose for which it must be immediately recognised. The twee Swedish trio have single-handedly tugged whistling out of popular music's pits where it was stuffed by German soft metal granddads The Scorpions back in the early 90s. It's not even particularly proficient whistling – it's a bit skewiff really, a little out of tune – but it's tacked onto the irresistibly bobbing, Velvet-Underground-via-The-Concretes infectiousness of "Young Folks", augmented by the warm-ember vocals of ex-Concrete Victoria Bergsman herself, and by association sounds fairly heroic. Accidentally anthemic, perhaps, but anthemic nonetheless. Result. Which sets a tone for the rest of this off-kilter lo-fi record. Draw a slightly wonky line from Simon & Garfunkel through to The Shins, making sure you take in the sharp Scandinavian indie-pop of the '90s (Wannadies, The Cardigans) and modern day peers (Radio Dept, Shout Out Louds) and you have a folk album that isn't really all that folk, swimming through its own dreamy washes of ambition. The drumming on tracks like "Let's Call It Off" and "Paris 2004" is so elementary you might as well add your own, but it keeps the intuitive, simplistic 60's beat melodies trickling steadily onwards. The underlying appeal is that things could snap like an elastic band at any moment, that things are beautifully limited. Less writers block, more loving the detail of your first chapter so much you have no inclination to move on. --James Berry

Features & Highlights

Additional Information

Manufacturer:Columbia/RED
Model:2205773
Part Number:1887627
Publisher:Columbia/RED
Studio:Columbia/RED
MPN:1887627
UPC:088697076782
EAN:0886970767828
Item Weight:0.22 pounds
Item Size:4.92 x 0.41 x 0.41 inches
Package Weight:0.02 pounds
Package Size:4.9 x 0.4 x 0.4 inches

Writer's Block by Columbia/RED

Buy Now:
Writer's Block

4.0 out of 5 stars with 219 reviews
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$7.99


Quantity:  

 


View More In Swedish Pop.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


The Winner Takes It All - The ABBA Story
By Polydor / Umgd
ean: 0044001690792,

More ABBA Gold
By Polar Music International
mpn: 519353-2, ean: 0764322128094,

A*Teens - Bouncing off the Ceiling / Mamma Mia (DVD Single)
By Mca
ean: 0601215758597,

Life
By Minty Fresh
ean: 0796627001529,

Arrival
By CD
mpn: 2549953, ean: 0731454995320,

Joyride
By Capitol
mpn: MFR077779443529#VG, ean: 0777794435294,

The Collection
By CD
ean: 0731453977822,

Silent Shout (CD/DVD DELUXE)
By Brille
mpn: 9353, ean: 0724596935323,

The Ballad Hits
By Parlophone
mpn: 3 3 00542798, ean: 0724354279829,

Emmerdale
By Minty Fresh
mpn: 32, ean: 0796627003226,



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service / Accessibility Statement
© 2019 - watunes.com. All Rights Reserved.