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2011

Blown Paper Bags  - Back To Square Three
(8tx internet release / CD, 28'39'' Marsiglia + Que Suerte rec 2011)

Blown Paper Bags - Back To Square Three

CD, but also free download, internet release, credits says 'conceived in 2007, composed in 2008, recorded in 2009, packaged in 2010, release in 2011', - so, if You think it's never too late, well, our beloved three piece from Genova, Italy, Blown Paper Bags, prove it with being total bradipo, willing or not.
And it's kind a shame, because this record is pop-deliciously shaped, - frisky, playful, rhythmically crazy and fully danceable, made multicolour and shimmering like a sparkling merry-go-round. And the operators are the same children galloping.
A carousel musically choreographed la (early) B52's and The Fall, with a faster, bizzarre gearwork, although, actually, there's nothing really static once you join the hallucinatory horse ballet: often drumming la Stephen Morris (Carplates Thieves), leaded by boy/girl vocals, fireworks with bass/synth and percussions.
The whole record runs whimsically enjoyable, eclectic is the key word. Besides making you move up and down with The Sound Of My Defiance and Body=Temple, Blown Paper Bags are also able to slow down, playing with the sexy jocose hip-hop of Topless Meeting, as well with the love cats-ish cabaret of Intimacy Shield.
The last track, Blown Manifesto (Pop Eye version), sings 'We were Blown Paper Bags', - it sounds pretty bitter when the amusement ride turns off.
If their previous split with Experimental Dental School was in a way too chaotic, this is perfectly arranged for a heart attack on the (indie) dancefloor.
But not this year, - next year.

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CD, ma anche download gratuito e internet release, le note di copertina dicono 'conceived in 2007, composed in 2008, recorded in 2009, packaged in 2010, release in 2011', quindi se vero che non mai troppo tardi, i nostri tre di Genova, sotto monicker Blown Paper Bags, sono dei bradipi totali, volenti o meno.
Ed un peccato, perch questo disco dileziosamente modellato pop, saltellante, giocoso, ritmicamente folle e ballabile tutto, - fatto multicolore e luccicante come una scintillante giostra. E gli giostrai stessi sono i bambini sugli unicorni al galoppo.
Un carosello musicalmente coreografato dai (primi) B52's e The Fall, con meccanismi pi veloci e bizzarri, sebbene non ci sia nulla di veramente statico negli animali fissati ai pali una volta che raggiungete il centro roteante: batterie spesso la Stephen Morris (Carplates Thieves), ragazzo/ragazza alle voci, fuochi d'artificio di synth e basso.
L'intero disco scorre capricciosamente godibile, - la parola chiave eclettico.
Oltre a farVi muovere s e gi con The Sound Of My Defiance and Body=Temple, i Blown Paper Bags riescono anche a rallentare con del sexy e giocoso hip hop di Topless Meeting, o anche il cabaret stile the love cats di Intimacy Shield.
L'ultima traccia, Blown Manifesto (Pop Eye version), canta 'We were Blown Paper Bags', - ed amaro quanto il verder spegnersi un parco giochi.
Se il loro precedente split con gli Experimental Dental School magari suonava troppo caotico, questa release invece perfettamente arrangiata per un attacco cardiaco sulla pista da ballo (indie).
Ma non quest'anno. Rispettiamo le scadenze, - sar il prossimo.


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Previously, on komakino fanzine, about 'Blown Paper Bags':

10/05/2012 ¬  Still Leven - Cases of bluntness  [Review]
(8tx CD, 41'41'' - Pronoia records 2012)
15/06/2007 ¬  Crack! Fumetti dirompenti - feat. Laser Tag (roma) + Blown Paper Bags (genova, marsiglia rec) + The Two Tears (usa/emirati arabi) [Live report]
14 giugno 2007 @ forte prenestino. [ingr. 3 sino le 22, dopo 5]
05/03/2007 ¬  Experimental Dental School / Blown Paper Bags - split  [Review]
(2+2tx 7", 10'28" - Cragstan Astronaut rec 'o7)


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