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Hidden Cameras, the / Smell of Our Own, the
Album:Smell of Our Own, the Collection:General
Artist:Hidden Cameras, the Added:06/2003
Label:Rough Trade 

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Add Date:2003-07-14 Pull Date:2003-09-15 
Week Ending:7 Sep24 Aug3 Aug27 Jul20 Jul
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Album Review
Gabe
Reviewed 2003-06-12 
Insanely listener-friendly and polite pop music from Toronto-based group. Prone to big sounds - strings, timpanis, harmonizing voices, pipe organ, killer hooks, you could compare the group to a northern Chills. Highly recommended.

1. Lush, catchy
2. So peppy and catchy as to to distract you from the subversive "Ban Marriage" lyrics
3. Pretty acoustic song
4. Choppy rhythm, good sing-along potential, nice strings
5. An REM-ish quality in the reedy voice, the obtuse melody, and the strummed rhythm
6. Orchestral and choral arrangement give big sound to this already huge hook; reminds of Spiritualized nouveau-gospel
7. Pleasant but pales in comparison with others on album
8. Nice choir-in-a-church accent to otherwise straightforward song
9. Again, hymn-like (or anthemic) in the simplicity of the song; everybody sing and clap!
10. A bit of chamber-pop; delicate

Track Listing
1.Golden Streams 6.Day Is Dawning
2.Ban Marriage 7.Boys of Melody
3.A Miracle 8.Shame
4.The Animals of Prey 9.Breathe on It
5.Smells Like Happiness 10.The Man that I Am with My Ma