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Proper Ornaments – “Cremated (Blown Away)”

Proper Ornaments are the duo of James Hoare (Ultimate Painting, Veronica Falls) and Max Oscarnold (Toy), and they have an album called Foxhole on the way. The soothing vocals of the the band’s new single “Cremated (Blown Away)” are deceiving. The subdued track begins, “I could never live without her not running through my veins,” paired with echoing guitars and an upbeat pop melody. It then takes a morbid turn for the chorus: “I would like to be cremated and blown away.” As the song continues, it warps itself from part eulogy and part romantic reflection, reaching middle ground as a melancholic love letter. Check it out below for a haunting and sedative preview of Foxhole.

Proper Ornaments tour dates:

01/22 Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club (Games Room)
01/23 Glasgow, UK @ Mono
01/24 Birmingham, UK @ The Hare & Hounds
01/26 London, UK @ Moth Club
01/28 Lille, FR @ Le BiPlan
01/29 Lyon, FR @ Sonic
01/30 Luzern, CH @ Gewerbehalle
01/31 Lausanne, CH @ Le Romandie
02/01 Winterthur, CH @ Albani Music Club
02/02 Heidelberg, DE @ Karlstorbahnhof
02/03 Berlin, DE @ Marie Antoinette
02/05 Hamburg, DE @ MS Stubnitz
02/07 Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
02/08 Utrecht, NL @ ACU
02/09 Rotterdam, NL @ V11
02/10 Paris, FR @ La Mecanique Ondulatoire

Foxhole will be out 1/20 on Slumberland Records in the US and Tough Love Records in the rest of the world. US pre-order is available here.

CREDIT: Nico Diszel