more from
Elefant Records

Keep It Clean (Special Reissue)

by CAMERA OBSCURA

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      €2.99 EUR  or more

     

  • 7" Single (Clear Vinyl - Numbered Limited Edition of 1000 copies)
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Includes unlimited streaming of Keep It Clean (Special Reissue) via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    Sold Out

1.
Does it make you happy to ignore me on streets? I guess by now you think I’m weak I wish you could have said something before now I wouldn’t share a bag of chips with you In my opinion you don’t have a clue I’m being cruel I’m being cruel I don’t want to be part of your scene I’ll stick with him and keep my nose clean You’re the one pretending to be licking stamps All alone in a room following lines on maps It’s clear you don’t want me here How about I send you a book on nutrition You can stop spoon-feeding me non-fiction Just for a while, I will fake a smile Why did you say she was a friend of mine? I thought it was me you couldn’t stand I’m confused I will win you will lose You’ve taken to phoning my house when you’re drunk Confessing all your love I wish you could have said so before now I don’t want to be part of your scene I’ll stick with him and keep my nose clean
2.
Amigo Mío 03:37
Permanece detrás No tan cerca de mí No sabes dónde he estado No te sientes a mi lado Permanece tan lejos de mí Como yo quiero estar de ti Este sitio es tan frío No hables por mí No quiero hablar Es perder mi tiempo No me hagas reír No me hagas llorar No me preguntes mi nombre No me mires a los ojos Amigo mío
3.
You’re such a beautiful writer that’s not all you are I’m sorry about making a pass It was subtle but I think that you grasped The meaning intended I can be a friend to you I won’t pretend I’m not interested in breaking a heart It’s not love no it’s nothing like that I’ll leave that to lookers like him Oh he’s such a delicate thing Now it’s such a fragile thing that we have I should be suspended from class I don’t know my elbow from my arse I should be suspended from class I don’t know my elbow from my arse We could go out dancing But, in truth it is the last thing that I have on my mind Please say if I’m way out of line I won’t need telling twice Now he wants to kiss Said he can’t resist You’re going to have to keep it hidden inside I’ve a feeling that pigs might fly, might fly I should be suspended from class I don’t know my elbow from my arse I should be suspended from class I don’t know my elbow from my arse You’re such a beautiful writer And that’s not all you are I’m sorry about making a pass It was subtle but I think that you grasped The meaning intended I should be suspended from class I don’t know my elbow from my arse I should be suspended from class I don’t know my elbow from my arse
4.
You know I cannot stand your love for alcohol You’re such a tall man but you’re looking kind of small I’ll send you movie stills to rid you of your ills Because you’re ill Now you’re finding out I’m hard to please You’d better watch your mouth you’ll bring a girl close to tears I ripped up my lyric book, gave myself the blackest look Black looks You would think by now I wouldn’t miss this place It makes my poor legs weak and my sweet heart start to race To race, yeah to race

about

FORMATS: 7" Single [Clear Vinyl] [Numbered Limited Edition of 1000 copies] / Digital Single

••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
►Watch the official video-clip of "Keep It Clean": bit.ly/2iV8I51
••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

"25th ELEFANT RECORDS ANNIVERSARY" COLLECTION [Issue 016 of 025]

CAMERA OBSCURA is one of the key groups in Elefant Records’ history. After their first album, they joined our label with that marvelous “Underachievers Please Try Harder”, and later put out the equally incredible “Let's Get Out Of This Country”. Together, we climbed upward in a trajectory full of unforgettable moments.

That’s exactly why they couldn’t be left out of our collection of reissues for Elefant Record’s 25th anniversary. This collection began in 2014, when we celebrated 25 years as a record label, and so far we have released 16 of the 25 collections promised.

THE SCHOOL, LA CASA AZUL, TREMBLING BLUE STARS, LE MANS, JUNIPER MOON and LOS FLECHAZOS are just a few of the stars of these reissues. This time, we have decided to do a very specially release; both “Teenager” and “Keep It Clean” were singles taken from CAMERA OBSCURA’s second album, and they were only released in the CD-Single format. So, now they are going to be released on vinyl for the first time - two 7”, color-vinyl, 1000-copy numbered and limited-editions. Each single will include two A-sides (two songs taken from “Underachievers Please Try Harder”), accompanied by two songs from their CD-Single that haven’t been included on their albums. And as we said back then, it is impossible to get tired of listening to CAMERA OBSCURA; they have the magic necessary to combine the eternal and the immediate with the spontaneous and the elaborate.

“Keep It Clean” and “Suspended From Class” are two songs taken from “Underachievers Please Try Harder”, which in this case open each of the sides of this 7” numbered-limited-edition, clear vinyl. They are solid proof of what these Scots are capable of: delicious melodies, dreamy folk-pop, delicate and colorful arrangements, and a certain sixties effervescence. And to top things off, we have the two lesser-known songs that came out on the original CD-Single, “Amigo Mío” (a song in Spanish with bossa nova tones) and the energetic and danceable “San Francisco Song.”

credits

released March 3, 2017

••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

•• INFINITE ∞ FUN ON ••:

Elefant Website: elefant.com
Elefant Store [English]: elefant.com/en/tienda
Elefant Store [Spanish]: elefant.com/es/tienda
Elefant Concerts: elefant.com/concerts
Subscribe to Elefant newsletter [English]: elefant.com/en/lista_correo
YouTube Channel: youtube.com/elefantrecords
Facebook: facebook.com/elefantrecordsfans
Twitter: twitter.com/elefantrecords
Google +: bit.ly/11Qx8HL
Instagram: instagram.com/elefantrecords
Pinterest: pinterest.com/elefantrecords
Tumblr: elefant-records.tumblr.com
Dailymotion Channel: dailymotion.com/ElefantRecords

Bandcamp "Elefant Records Classics":
elefantrecordsclassics.bandcamp.com
Bandcamp "New Adventures In Pop":
newadventuresinpop.bandcamp.com
Bandcamp "Recuerdos Que Olvidé"
recuerdosqueolvide.bandcamp.com
Bandcamp "Reworked By Series"
reworkedbyseries.bandcamp.com
Bandcamp "Stereophonic"
stereophonicelefantdancerecordings.bandcamp.com

••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

license

all rights reserved

tags

If you like CAMERA OBSCURA, you may also like: