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Camera Obscura
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Venue
First Avenue www.first-avenue.com
701 1st Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 332-1775
Tickets
$15.00

With nearly four years having passed since their 4AD debut, My Maudlin Career, Camera Obscura’s latest album, Desire Lines was released on June 4, 2013. Desire Lines, was recorded last December when the band decamped to Portland to work with GRAMMY nominated producer Tucker Martine (R.E.M., Spoon, My Morning Jacket) and pleased with the progress they made there, they returned a month later to finish it.

Tracyanne Campbell from the band, “Of all our records this was pretty much the most challenging to write, partly because of the situation we found ourselves in with having to take such a long and uncertain amount of time out, but also because it would be record number five and we were getting harder and harder to please. Working in the US with southern gentleman Tucker Martine was a positive experience. He brought a certain calmness to recording that wasn’t there before. We were also delighted to have Neko Case and Jim James sing on the record too. What a treat.”

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