Home > Uncategorized > Lawrence Arabia-The Listening Times/Traveling Shoes

Lawrence Arabia-The Listening Times/Traveling Shoes

20121022-234313.jpg

Sorry I’ve been a little spotty with posts lately-I’ve been busy doing some other stuff that has drawn my attention away from writing. I want to give you something though, so I thought I’d hit you with a double shot of Lawrence Arabia.
I’ve been digging New Zealand’s James Milne since someone thought to forward me his new album, The Sparrow. It reminds me a little of Patrick Wolf and a lot of Beirut, which is a good thing. The first song I’m posting is “The Listening Times,” which comes via the official video:

The second, and the one I personally like better, is called “Traveling Shoes.”

If you enjoy these, you can get Lawrence Arabia’s The Sparrow here. Coming up on Saturday November 3rd at The Empty Bottle, you can see Lawrence Arabia live, so please come out and support original artists.

UPDATE: I’ve had a chance to listen to The Sparrow a few more times since I posted this, and it’s a great record. The comparisons to Beirut and Patrick Wolf hold up, but you can add Andrew Bird’s musical ability and John Vanderslice’s creative lyricism.

  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: