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Unknown Mortal Orchestra / Blue Record
Album:Blue Record Collection:General
Artist:Unknown Mortal Orchestra Added:01/2014
Label:Jagjaguwar 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2014-01-17 Pull Date:2014-03-21 
Week Ending:2 Mar23 Feb16 Feb26 Jan19 Jan
Airplays:11211

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 17, 2019:Oh Darling
So Good At Being In Trouble (Acoustic Version)
4.Apr 16, 2016:does radio suck?
So Good At Being In Trouble (Acoustic Version)
2.Nov 25, 2017:The Prism Experiment
So Good At Being In Trouble (Acoustic Version)
5.Feb 27, 2014:Stringless Balloon
So Good At Being In Trouble (Acoustic Version)
3.Jul 07, 2017:Clean Copper Radio
So Good At Being In Trouble (Acoustic Version)
6.Feb 21, 2014:Time Traveler
So Good At Being In Trouble (Acoustic Version)

Album Review
Eme O
Reviewed 2014-01-15 
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Blue Record
Acoustic Indie. Soulful. Slow. Male vox. Acoustic Guitar. Gentle 60s aesthetic. Band started by kiwi Ruban Nielson, formerly of The Mint Chicks. Hard to tell from this EP, but the band actually has three members--guitarist/vocalist, bassist, and drummer. Blue Record contains acoustic versions of three songs from their second album, II, and a couple of covers. All good, except maybe #5. No FCCs detected. --eme o.
1. Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark) [2:42] - Pleasant. Shins-y.
*2. Faded in the Morning [3:30] A bit moody but hopeful in a way. Me’Shell Ndegeocello-y.
*3. So Good at Being in Trouble [3:31] R&B-esque, like a ‘rock-ier’ John Legend. (The original, non-acoustic, version of the song is similar, but more like 60s soul, Otis Redding-esque.)
4. Swing Lo Magellan [2:48] Falsetto voice, bluesy guitar. (Song originally by The Dirty Projectors)
5. Puttin’ it Down [2:45] Staccato guitar playing, mostly normal tempo (for this album, which translates to s-l-o-w). Brief section of Chipmunks-style sped up tape. (Song originally by Beck)

Track Listing
1.Swim & Sleep (Like A Shark) 3.So Good At Being In Trouble (Acoustic Version)
2.Faded In The Morning (Acoustic Version) 4.Swing Lo Magellan (Acoustic Version)
 5.Puttin' It Down (Acoustic Version)