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#37 – St. VincentGold Leaves

The Ornament

Hardly Art

Sep 01, 2011 #37 – St. Vincent Bookmark and Share

Seattleite Grant Olsen once played in the indie-pop duo Arthur & Yu, but his Gold Leaves project is decidedly more morose. Olsen’s infatuations with analog R&B, psychedelic doo-wop, and ‘60s British pop maven Scott Walker are fine for an indolent afternoon, but lack the melodic robustness to warrant repeat listens. (

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